Padres Blast ‘Backs in First Two for Series Win
The Padres took care of business winning two of three against the Diamondbacks to remain six games ahead of the Giants in the NL West. Their two wins matched and surpassed their total of 75 from last season. They will take a 76-50 record into their home series against the suddenly struggling Philadelphia Phillies this weekend in what could be a playoff series preview. The Padres split a four game series in Philadelphia in May. Here is a game by game breakdown of how the Friars fared Tuesday through Thursday.