|San Diego (35-47)||0||2||0||0||1||0||1||1||0||5||13||0|
|Arizona (34-49) «||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||2||1||6||13||2|
Reynolds singled home Upton with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Diamondbacks rallied to edge the San Diego Padres 6-5.
"We discussed it a little bit before my at-bat in case he came up and it just worked out for us," said Upton, who went 1 for 3 with two runs and three RBI.
Upton drew a two-out walk from Cla Meredith (4-2) and stole second base before Reynolds lined a single into the left-field corner.
"He told me that he was going to steal if I got a ball," Reynolds said. "I got a ball and he stole second. That's what we planned in the dugout. It's pretty cool."
It was a script Meredith had hoped to avoid.
"You don't want to let one guy in the lineup beat you and right now, Upton's that guy," Meredith said. "Rather than staying hard and going after him, I lost my aggressiveness trying to throw him off-speed stuff, fell behind, he walked and the rest is history."
• Miller: Black, Padres talking extension
Jon Rauch (1-0) pitched the ninth for the Diamondbacks, who have won three in a row for the first time since May 20 through 23.
"Three in a row feels good," Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch said. "We've put together a decent momentum stretch. It wasn't always easy, but we found a way to hang in there."
Tony Gwynn Jr. went 4 for 5 with a stolen base and a run scored for the Padres, who lost for the fifth time in six games.
Kevin Kouzmanoff snapped a 3-3 tie in the seventh with a double off the left-field wall that scored Gwynn from second. Everth Cabrera made it 5-3 in the eighth as he walked, stole second, then stole third and scored when catcher Miguel Montero's throw sailed past Reynolds into left field.
Arizona cut the deficit to 5-4 in the eighth when Montero doubled and scored on Gerardo Parra's single to center. Luke Gregerson, activated from the 15-day disabled list earlier Monday, retired Tony Clark on a double-play grounder before Chad Tracy hit his third career pinch-hit homer over the right-field fence.
"I was looking for a fastball middle and he gave me a fastball middle," said Tracy, who homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list with a strained right oblique. "Pinch hitting is the hardest game in baseball, no doubt about it."
Upton gave the Diamondbacks a 1-0 lead in the first off Walter Silva with a sacrifice fly. San Diego scored two in the second on four singles, an error and a wild pitch.
Upton made it 3-2 in the bottom of the third with a two-run homer off the batters' eye above the center-field fence. Adrian Gonzalez tied it when his RBI single scored Cabrera, who had led off with a walk.
San Diego manager Bud Black also credited Upton with saving at least three runs on defense with a pair of running, backhand catches in the right-center field gap.
"What you saw were speed plays with Upton," Black said. "If those balls fall, we still have guys on base, we get extra bases, not an out's made and who knows what happens?"
Jon Garland, winless in nine starts since May 19, yielded three runs on eight hits over six innings with two walks and four strikeouts.
Silva lasted just 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on seven hits with a walk and a strikeout.
|Mark Reynolds makes his case for an All-Star berth by driving in the winning run with a walk-off hit. (AP)|
|Players of the Game|
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|San Diego Padres|
|Everth Cabrera, SS||3||2||0||0||2||1||3||.286|
|Tony Gwynn Jr., CF||5||1||3||0||0||0||0||.304|
|Adrian Gonzalez, 1B||4||0||1||1||1||1||1||.263|
|Kevin Kouzmanoff, 3B||5||0||1||1||0||0||4||.230|
|Chase Headley, LF||5||1||3||0||0||0||3||.238|
|Will Venable, RF||5||0||1||0||0||0||5||.159|
|Eliezer Alfonzo, C||5||1||2||1||0||2||3||.279|
|Luis Rodriguez, 2B||3||0||1||0||1||1||1||.204|
|Walter Silva, P||2||0||1||0||0||1||2||.375|
|Mike Ekstrom, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Greg Burke, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a- Kyle Blanks, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.176|
|Luke Gregerson, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Cla Meredith, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-flied out for G. Burke in the 8th|
|2B - Kevin Kouzmanoff (12, Gutierrez), Chase Headley (11, Garland)|
|SH - Mike Ekstrom (1)|
|RBI - Adrian Gonzalez (52), Kevin Kouzmanoff (42), Eliezer Alfonzo (3)|
|2-OUT RBI - Eliezer Alfonzo (3)|
|SB - Everth Cabrera 2 (6, 2nd base off Gutierrez/Montero, off Gutierrez/Montero), Tony Gwynn Jr. (3, 2nd base off Schoeneweis/Montero)|
|Team LOB - 11|
|DP - Rodriguez-Cabrera-Gonzalez, Rodriguez-Cabrera-Gonzalez, Gonzalez-Cabrera|
|San Diego Padres|
|Greg Burke (H,7)||1||1||0||0||1||1||0||3.42|
|Luke Gregerson (BS,5)||1||3||2||2||0||0||1||3.57|
|Cla Meredith (L,4-2)||0.2||1||1||1||1||0||0||3.63|
|Pitches-Strikes - Walter Silva 54-34, Mike Ekstrom 23-11, Greg Burke 22-12, Luke Gregerson 18-11, Cla Meredith 21-11|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Walter Silva 3-5, Mike Ekstrom 3-4, Greg Burke 2-0, Luke Gregerson 2-0|
|Batters Faced - Walter Silva 17, Mike Ekstrom 9, Greg Burke 5, Luke Gregerson 5, Cla Meredith 4|
|Felipe Lopez, 2B||5||1||3||0||0||0||3||.305|
|Stephen Drew, SS||4||0||1||0||1||0||0||.250|
|Justin Upton, RF||3||2||1||3||1||1||2||.300|
|Mark Reynolds, 3B||4||0||1||1||1||0||3||.269|
|Miguel Montero, C||4||1||2||0||0||0||2||.263|
|Gerardo Parra, LF-CF||4||0||3||1||0||0||0||.275|
|Tony Clark, 1B||4||0||0||0||0||0||3||.175|
|Jon Rauch, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Chris Young, CF||2||0||0||0||1||1||0||.196|
|Juan Gutierrez, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Esmerling Vasquez, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a- Chad Tracy, PH-1B||1||1||1||1||0||0||0||.206|
|Jon Garland, P||2||1||1||0||0||0||3||.063|
|Scott Schoeneweis, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Alex Romero, LF||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||.250|
|a-homered for Vasquez in the 8th|
|2B - Miguel Montero (11, Gregerson)|
|HR - Justin Upton (15, Silva), Chad Tracy (5, Gregerson)|
|SF - Justin Upton (2)|
|RBI - Justin Upton 3 (48), Mark Reynolds (62), Gerardo Parra (26), Chad Tracy (20)|
|2-OUT RBI - Justin Upton 2 (17), Mark Reynolds (30), Chad Tracy (4)|
|SB - Justin Upton (11, 2nd base off Meredith/Alfonzo), Mark Reynolds (14, 2nd base off Ekstrom/Alfonzo)|
|Team LOB - 8|
|DP - Drew-Tracy|
|E - Miguel Montero (7, Throwing), Justin Upton (7, Missed catch of throw)|
|Jon Rauch (W,1-0)||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||4.30|
|WP - Jon Garland (2), Juan Gutierrez (3)|
|Pitches-Strikes - Jon Garland 105-65, Scott Schoeneweis 7-5, Juan Gutierrez 37-20, Esmerling Vasquez 1-1, Jon Rauch 11-9|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jon Garland 7-7, Scott Schoeneweis 1-0, Jon Rauch 2-0|
|Batters Faced - Jon Garland 28, Scott Schoeneweis 2, Juan Gutierrez 9, Esmerling Vasquez 1, Jon Rauch 3|
|Attendance - 17528|
|Game Time - 3:18|
|Temperature - 83|
|Umpires - Home - Paul Schrieber, First Base - Paul Nauert, Second Base - Joe West, Third Base - Rob Drake|