San Diego, CA (Sports Network) – Stephen Drew homered and matched a career- high with four runs batted in and Mark Reynolds also went deep in support of Ian Kennedy’s seven shutout frames in Arizona’s 11-5 drubbing of San Diego to salvage a three-game series.
Kennedy (8-9) allowed one hit, walked two and struck out a career-high 12 to help the Diamondbacks end a nine-game losing streak at Petco Park and win there for the first time since September 15 of last season.
Chris Young had two hits and also drove in four and Justin Upton went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI to lead a 16-hit attack for Arizona, which won for just a third time in its last 10 games.
Kevin Correia (10-9) was battered for nine runs on nine hits and a pair of walks over just 3 1/3 innings to take the loss for the Padres, who had their three-game win streak snapped.
San Diego saw its lead in the NL West reduced to six games over San Francisco.