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Padres 8, Phillies 3

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SAN DIEGO -- Chad Reineke's major league debut was free of the nightmare scenarios he'd imagined the night before.

Reineke pitched five innings and got his first hit and an RBI to win his major league debut as the Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 on Saturday night.

Reineke spent Friday night in his hotel room wondering how he would perform in his first big league game.

"To be honest, you kind of think about all the bad things that could happen to you," Reineke said. "You don't want to go two-thirds of an inning and be all over the place. In that aspect, I'm happy I was able to get a win."

Brian Giles drove in four runs for the first time this season to help Reineke survive after allowing two runs in a shaky first inning.

Reineke fell behind 3-1 in the fourth inning before San Diego scored five runs in the bottom of the inning, including the rookie pitcher's RBI single.

"I was impressed with how he bounced back from that first inning," Giles said. "He kept us in the baseball game."

Reineke was recalled from Triple-A Portland before the game to start in place of Chris Young, who was placed on the disabled list on Thursday. The right-hander gave up three runs and five hits with five strikeouts and three walks.

"He got through a very tough part of the order in the fifth," Black said. "That was a great sign when his pitch count was rising and he was probably tiring. He hung in there."

The Phillies fell two games behind the New York Mets in the NL East with their fifth loss in six games.

Reineke allowed a one-out walk to Jason Werth and a single by Chase Utley in the first before Ryan Howard's groundout scored a run. After a walk, Shane Victorino followed with an RBI single.

"It was kind of strange because with the first hitter you have some anxiety and nerves," Reineke said. "But I got him on two pitches. Then I started to miss the zone and I had to struggle. I think I was trying too hard."

Giles got a run back on the third with a sacrifice fly off Kyle Kendrick (10-7).

Greg Dobbs had a run-scoring double in the fourth to give the Phillies a 3-1 lead.

"We scored three runs early and couldn't polish him off," Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel said. "He gutted it out."

Kendrick gave up a leadoff walk in the fourth to Chase Headley and then got the next two outs. But the right-hander gave up a run-scoring single to Reineke in his first major league at-bat.

"I was hoping he would throw me a fastball," said Reineke of the 3-2 pitch. "Luckily, I was able to flare the ball for a hit."

After the Padres loaded the bases again, Giles hit a three-run double into the right-field corner. Kevin Kouzmanoff followed with an RBI single off reliever Clay Condrey to put the Padres ahead 6-3.

"My mechanics are a little off and I have to work on that," Kendrick said. "I fell behind too many hitters. It's frustrating because it's usually been one inning."

Jody Gerut added two RBI with an eighth-inning double, his third hit of the game.

Kendrick got knocked out early for a second straight start, allowing six runs and six hits over 3 2/3 innings. He lasted 3 1/3 innings in his last start on Monday, an 8-6 loss at the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Reineke was acquired from Houston on July 22 in a trade for left-hander Randy Wolf.

Notes

Reineke was the third San Diego pitcher to get a hit in his major league debut, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. ... This is Reineke's second stint in the majors. Houston called him up on July 7, but he did not appear in a game before he was sent back to Round Rock the next day. ... The matchup on Friday night between Philadelphia's Jamie Moyer, 45, and San Diego's Greg Maddux, 42, was the seventh oldest pitching matchup (88 years, 30 days) in major league history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Four of the seven matchups have occurred since the start of last season and all have involved Moyer. ... In addition, the matchup of 40-somethings was the 51st since 1900 but only the second that was scoreless through six innings. The other game was on April 19, 1949 between Pittsburgh's Rip Sewell (41) and Chicago's Dutch Leonard (40).

 
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Players of the Game
San Diego

J. Gerut
AB 5
R 2
H 3
HR 0
RBI 2
San Diego

B. Giles
AB 2
R 1
H 1
HR 0
RBI 4
 
Philadelphia Phillies
Jimmy Rollins, SS4000122 .266
Jayson Werth, RF3110101 .264
Chase Utley, 2B4110011 .285
Ryan Howard, 1B3001121 .233
Pat Burrell, LF2000212 .263
Shane Victorino, CF4121021 .285
Greg Dobbs, 3B4011022 .309
Chris Coste, C4010011 .270
Kyle Kendrick, P2000001 .111
    Clay Condrey, P0000000 .000
    Scott Eyre, P0000000 .000
   a- So Taguchi, PH1000010 .213
    Les Walrond, P0000000 .000
   b- Geoff Jenkins, PH1000011 .241
Totals32363513  
a-struck out for Eyre in the 7th
b-struck out for Walrond in the 9th
Batting
2B - Greg Dobbs (9, Reineke)
RBI - Ryan Howard (104), Shane Victorino (46), Greg Dobbs (27)
2-OUT RBI - Shane Victorino (21)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Jayson Werth 1
DP - Howard-Rollins-Walrond
Philadelphia Phillies
Kyle Kendrick (L,10-7) 3.2666520 5.01
Clay Condrey 1.2100010 3.60
Scott Eyre 0.2000010 6.08
Les Walrond 2222220 7.11
IBB - Gonzalez by Kyle Kendrick
WP - Kyle Kendrick (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Kyle Kendrick 85-40, Clay Condrey 14-14, Scott Eyre 6-5, Les Walrond 31-18
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kyle Kendrick 7-2, Clay Condrey 2-1, Scott Eyre 1-0, Les Walrond 1-2
Batters Faced - Kyle Kendrick 22, Clay Condrey 5, Scott Eyre 2, Les Walrond 9
San Diego Padres
Jody Gerut, CF5232000 .293
Tadahito Iguchi, 2B4110122 .243
Brian Giles, RF2114101 .293
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B2000202 .275
Kevin Kouzmanoff, 3B4021001 .279
Chase Headley, LF3210100 .263
Nick Hundley, C4000022 .198
Sean Kazmar, SS3000112 .200
Chad Reineke, P2111012 .500
    Mike Adams, P0000000 .000
   a- Scott Hairston, PH1000000 .259
    Clay Hensley, P0000000 .000
    Heath Bell, P0000000 .000
   b- Edgar Gonzalez, PH0100100 .282
    Brian Falkenborg, P0000000 .000
Totals3089876  
a-grounded out for Adams in the 6th
b-walked for Bell in the 8th
Batting
2B - Jody Gerut 2 (14, Kendrick, Walrond), Brian Giles (29, Kendrick)
SF - Brian Giles (4)
RBI - Jody Gerut 2 (36), Brian Giles 4 (46), Kevin Kouzmanoff (62), Chad Reineke (1)
2-OUT RBI - Jody Gerut 2 (15), Brian Giles 3 (18), Kevin Kouzmanoff (28), Chad Reineke (1)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Iguchi-Kazmar-Gonzalez
San Diego Padres
Chad Reineke (W,1-0) 5533350 5.40
Mike Adams (H,7) 1000020 2.13
Clay Hensley (H,3) 1000110 3.98
Heath Bell (H,20) 1000130 3.14
Brian Falkenborg 1100020 5.68
Pitches-Strikes - Chad Reineke 102-60, Mike Adams 12-7, Clay Hensley 14-8, Heath Bell 22-14, Brian Falkenborg 14-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chad Reineke 4-6, Clay Hensley 1-0, Brian Falkenborg 1-0
Batters Faced - Chad Reineke 23, Mike Adams 3, Clay Hensley 3, Heath Bell 4, Brian Falkenborg 4
Game Information
Attendance - 33956
Game Time - 2:51
Temperature - 71
Umpires - Home - Brian O'Nora, First Base - Paul Nauert, Second Base - James Hoye, Third Base - Tom Hallion