The San Diego Padres homered three times against Ian Kennedy, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-3 at Chase Field in Phoenix. It was the second straight loss in the series for the Diamondbacks, who fell to seven games behind the San Francisco Giants in the National League West.
Down 1-0 in the second inning and with Paul Goldschmidt on base, Justin Upton hit an inside-the-park home run to give the Diamondbacks a 2-1 advantage.
Kennedy allowed solo home runs to Carlos Quentin in the fourth inning and Yonder Alonso in the fifth to give the Padres the lead, then Kennedy's day ended in the sixth inning. San Diego rallied for three runs in the frame to take a 6-2 advantage.
Kennedy (11-11) allowed six runs in 5 1/3 innings, despite allowing just four hits. He also walked four and struck out six.
Clayton Richard (11-12) allowed three runs in eight innings to pick up the win.