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    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona's Ian Kennedy and San Diego's Tim Stauffer each got back on track Friday after rough spring debuts.

    Kennedy and Stauffer tossed three scoreless innings apiece, and Cory Luebke also worked three nice innings in San Diego's 3-2 win.

    Kennedy, Arizona's No. 3 starter, allowed two hits, struck out four and walked none. The right-hander yielded two runs and four hits in his spring debut against Colorado.

    "I was happy with my rhythm and my tempo today," Kennedy said. "I wasn't happy with that last time."

    Kennedy praised pitching coach Charles Nagy for his quick transformation.

    "I slowed down after I got some advice from him," Kennedy said. "My fastball and my command were good."

    Stauffer became San Diego's first pitcher to record nine outs this spring. The projected No. 4 starter allowed one hit, struck out two and walked none. The righty was roughed up for five runs over 1 2-3 innings against Seattle in his first spring outing.

    "I felt comfortable today," Stauffer said. "I felt sharper than I did last time. I executed my pitches better. I kept the ball over the plate. I mixed up my pitches.

    "I was trying to work on my pitch strength, my arm strength. It's nice to know you're building up for a starting role."

    Stauffer was predominantly a starter in the minors last year before being called up by San Diego, where he went 6-5 with a sparkling 1.85 ERA in seven starts and 25 relief appearances.

    Luebke, bidding for the fifth spot in the rotation, followed Stauffer to the mound and was just as effective. He also pitched shutout ball, yielding two hits and one walk.

    Luebke's future for this season hasn't been determined.

    "I'll just go out there and throw," he said, "and control the things I can control. We have a good staff. If I can sneak in there, great. If not, I'll just go to the minors and keep on pitching."

    Mike Hampton also pitched a scoreless inning for Arizona before Juan Gutierrez was tagged for all three Padres runs in the fifth. Aaron Cunningham had an RBI double and Eric Patterson added a run-scoring single.

    "I just didn't have my location," Gutierrez said. "We have a lot of spring training left and I know everything will come back."

    Colin Cowgill hit a two-run double for the Diamondbacks in the eighth.

     
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    San Diego Padres
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Eric Patterson, CF3021000 .400
        Luis Durango, RF1000000 .500
    Jason Bartlett, SS3010011 .444
        Logan Forsythe, 3B1000000 .143
    Orlando Hudson, 2B3010002 .250
        Everth Cabrera, SS1010000 .200
    Jorge Cantu, 3B2000101 .222
        Andrew Parrino, PR-2B1000001 .000
    Chris Denorfia, RF2110010 .500
        Oscar Salazar, 1B2000001 .222
        George Kontos, P0000000 .000
    Jesus Guzman, 1B1010000 .556
        Mike Baxter, PR-LF1110100 .571
    Aaron Cunningham, LF2111001 .214
        Cedric Hunter, CF2000010 .250
    Guillermo Quiroz, C2001010 .250
       a- Rob Johnson, PH1000000 .000
        Kyle Phillips, C0000000 .600
    Tim Stauffer, P1000010 .000
        Cory Luebke, P1000011 .000
       b- James Darnell, PH1000000 .429
        Alexis Lara, P0000000 .000
        Randy Flores, P0000000 .000
        Anthony Rizzo, 1B0000000 .167
    Totals3139326  
    a-grounded out for Quiroz in the 7th
    b-grounded out for Luebke in the 7th
    Batting
    2B - Aaron Cunningham (1, Gutierrez)
    RBI - Eric Patterson (2), Aaron Cunningham (1), Guillermo Quiroz (2)
    2-OUT RBI - Eric Patterson (2)
    SB - Chris Denorfia (2, 3rd base off Gutierrez/Montero)
    CS - Eric Patterson (1, 2nd base by Kennedy/Montero), Mike Baxter 2 (3, 2nd base by Paterson/Hester, 2nd base by Stange/Hester)
    Team LOB - 4
    Fielding
    E - Logan Forsythe (2, Throwing)
    San Diego Padres
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Tim Stauffer 3100020 9.64
    Cory Luebke (W,1-0) 3200130 2.08
    Alexis Lara (H,1) 1000110 4.50
    Randy Flores (H,2) 1322000 6.00
    George Kontos (S,1) 1000110 3.38
    HBP - Branyan (by Cory Luebke)
    Pitches-Strikes - Tim Stauffer 14-14, Cory Luebke 22-17, Alexis Lara 9-5, Randy Flores 6-6, George Kontos 9-5
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Tim Stauffer 6-1, Cory Luebke 1-5, Alexis Lara 2-0, Randy Flores 3-0, George Kontos 2-0
    Batters Faced - Tim Stauffer 10, Cory Luebke 13, Alexis Lara 4, Randy Flores 6, George Kontos 4
    Arizona Diamondbacks
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Stephen Drew, SS3000011 .214
        Joe Paterson, P0000000 .000
        Brandon Allen, 1B2000011 .273
    Xavier Nady, LF3010000 .133
        A.J. Pollock, CF1110000 .533
    Kelly Johnson, 2B2010011 .556
        Chris Owings, SS2110000 .250
    Russell Branyan, 1B2000012 .455
        Collin Cowgill, CF-RF1012000 .200
    Chris Young, CF2000101 .231
        Leyson Septimo, P0000000 .000
        Wily Mo Pena, LF1000001 .333
    Miguel Montero, C2000012 .167
        Tony Abreu, 2B2000001 .190
    Melvin Mora, 3B2000000 .250
        John Hester, C0000100 .000
       a- Willie Bloomquist, PH1000000 .333
    Gerardo Parra, RF2000010 .133
        Yonata Ortega, P0000000 .000
        Daniel Stange, P0000000 .000
       b- Paul Goldschmidt, PH0000100 .500
        Cole Gillespie, PR0000000 .100
    Ian Kennedy, P0000000 .000
       c- Juan Miranda, PH1000000 .200
        Mike Hampton, P0000000 .000
        Juan Gutierrez, P0000000 .000
        Charles Brewer, P0000000 .000
       d- Bobby Borchering, PH-3B3010011 .250
    Totals3226237  
    a-grounded out for Hester in the 9th
    b-walked for Stange in the 9th
    c-grounded out for Kennedy in the 3rd
    d-singled for Brewer in the 5th
    Batting
    2B - Xavier Nady (1, Luebke), Collin Cowgill (1, Flores)
    SH - Gerardo Parra (1)
    RBI - Collin Cowgill 2 (3)
    Team LOB - 8
    Fielding
    DP - Drew-Johnson-Branyan, C. Owings-Branyan
    Arizona Diamondbacks
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Ian Kennedy 3200040 3.60
    Mike Hampton 1100000 0.00
    Juan Gutierrez (L,0-2) 0.2433010 23.63
    Charles Brewer 0.1000000 0.00
    Joe Paterson 1100100 0.00
    Leyson Septimo 1000010 0.00
    Yonata Ortega 1100000 3.86
    Daniel Stange 1000100 3.00
    HBP - Guzman (by Juan Gutierrez)
    WP - Ian Kennedy (2), Yonata Ortega (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Ian Kennedy 21-20, Mike Hampton 3-3, Juan Gutierrez 11-8, Charles Brewer 1-1, Joe Paterson 6-2, Leyson Septimo 5-5, Yonata Ortega 5-4, Daniel Stange 7-3
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ian Kennedy 3-1, Mike Hampton 2-0, Juan Gutierrez 1-0, Joe Paterson 1-0, Leyson Septimo 2-0, Yonata Ortega 1-2
    Batters Faced - Ian Kennedy 10, Mike Hampton 3, Juan Gutierrez 7, Charles Brewer 1, Joe Paterson 3, Leyson Septimo 3, Yonata Ortega 4, Daniel Stange 3
    Game Information
    Attendance - 11469
    Game Time - 2:41
    Temperature - 75
    Umpires - Home - Cory Blaser, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Chris Conroy, Third Base - Stephen Barga