Tucson Padres punchless at plate again in loss to Redbirds

2013-08-03T00:00:00Z Tucson Padres punchless at plate again in loss to RedbirdsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 03, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Host Memphis shut down the Tucson Padres for the second straight day in winning 4-2 Friday.

The Padres (59-55), two games behind first-place Las Vegas, were held to five hits a day after notching only six.

Chris Robinson went 2 for 4 for the Padres. He doubled and scored in the seventh to cut Memphis' lead to 3-2.

Cameron Maybin, on injury rehab, went 0 for 2 with a walk for Tucson.

Reliever Brandon Kloess (3-5) took the loss, allowing the go-ahead run to score in the fourth inning.

Highly ranked prospect Carlos Martinez (4-2) earned the win, allowing a run in five innings.

Tucson opens a four-game series at Nashville with a 4:35 p.m. contest today.

Includes material from a news release

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