SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Everth Cabrera's sacrifice fly in the fifth inning
scored the game's only run, and the San Diego Padres topped the
Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Monday night despite managing just one hit.
Tommy Medica's single in the second was the only hit for the Padres,
who got solid pitching behind rookie Jesse Hahn (4-1) and four relievers
to end Cincinnati's season-high five-game winning streak.
Huston Street pitched the ninth for his 22nd save in as many chances
for the Padres, who won for the second time this season after getting
just one hit. They defeated Pittsburgh 3-2 on June 4, with Cabrera's
bunt single being the lone hit.
Mat Latos (1-1) allowed one run, a hit and a walk over seven innings
in absorbing the tough-luck loss against his former team. He struck out
The Padres broke the scoreless tie in the fifth without the benefit
of hit as Cabrera drove in Medica, who walked to open the inning and
then stole the first base of his career. He took third when Cameron
Maybin flied to center, then scored on Cabrera's deep fly to center.
Leaning on his slow curveball, Hahn struck out five straight batters
in the first four innings and set his career high of nine through five
innings. Over one stretch of 10 Reds put outs, nine were strikeouts.
Hahn, who threw 97 pitches, didn't allow a run, with three hits and two walks in five innings.
The Reds had the tying run in scoring position in the seventh inning
when Devin Mesoraco doubled with one out to left-center. Ryan Ludwick
flied out to right, then Carlos Quentin made a sliding catch on his
knees on Zack Cozart's fly ball to end the threat.
In the eighth inning, pinch-hitter Skip Schumaker flied deep to
center with Maybin making the catch while crashing into the wall.
The Reds loaded the bases with two outs in the second inning when
Hahn hit Mesoraco, allowed a single by Ludwick and walked Cozart. But
Latos struck out to end the inning.
The Padres had only three baserunners in the game.
Medica singled and advanced to second base on a wild pitch in the
second inning, but was stranded when Maybin lined out and Cabrera flied
Cabrera was left on base after a one-out walk in the eighth.
NOTES: The Padres interviewed Logan White for their vacant general
manager position. White is the Dodgers' vice president of amateur
scouting. Cubs executive Jason McLeod, an ex-member of the Padres' front
office, removed himself from consideration for the job. . 2B Jedd
Gyorko will have his cast removed from his left foot on Tuesday. Gyorko
is out with plantar fasciitis. . RHP Andrew Cashner (sore right
shoulder) was to meet with the team's medical staff to determine if he
can resume throwing. . Reds 1B Joey Votto continues to play despite his
strained left knee compromising him. "He's certainly not 100 percent,"
manager Bryan Price said. "We all know he's limited." . Reds Mike Leake
(6-6, 3.41) faces Padres RHP Ian Kennedy (5-9, 4.01) on Tuesday night.