Tucson Padres: Extra-base hits propel Padres to win in Omaha

2013-05-23T00:00:00Z Tucson Padres: Extra-base hits propel Padres to win in OmahaArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Tucson pounded out 14 hits, and four Padres pitchers combined on a seven-hitter Wednesday in a 7-5 win over the host Omaha Storm Chasers.

Four Padres had two hits apiece, and the lineup accounted for eight extra-base hits as Tucson raised its record to 25-21.

The Padres came back to tie the game once before taking the lead for good with two runs in the seventh inning.

Rene Rivera lined a two-run single to center with two outs in the seventh to put Tucson up 6-5. The Padres scored once more in the eighth on Gregorio Petit's RBI double.

Nick Vincent picked up the win in relief of starter Robbie Erlin. Vincent (4-3) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk while striking out one.

Daniel Stange followed with two hitless innings and Miles Mikolas picked up his eighth save with a perfect ninth.

Compiled from a news release

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