San Diego Stays On Fire In Hotlanta, Takes Second Straight Series
The Padres beat the Braves in the first two of three, winning their second straight series and finishing their road trip 4-2. Their four-game win streak was the longest of the season and also featured four straight saves by closer Heath Bell. The Padres will take their latest taste of winning back home to Petco Park when they begin an 11-game home stand on Thursday, with the first four against Houston. Below is a recap of the last three games of their great road trip.
May 30th, 2011 Padres 3, Braves 2 (10 innings)
WP Chad Qualls (3-2) 1IP 0H 0R 0ER 1BB 3K 0HR
LP George Sherill (1-1) 1IP 2H 1R 1ER 0BB 2K 1HR
S Heath Bell (13) 1IP 0H 0R 0ER 0BB 1K 0HR
Kyle Philips hit his first career homer to lead off the top of the 10th inning and Heath Bell pitched a perfect ninth to give the Padres a come from behind victory on Memorial Day.