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San Francisco at San Diego

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    San Diego «8

    Padres 8, Giants 7

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    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Orlando Hudson didn't have to wait long to see how his sore groin responded on Friday night.

    The San Diego Padres' second baseman, who was playing in only his second game since March 14, scored from first base on Kyle Blanks' first-inning double in an 8-7 win over the San Francisco Giants.

    Hudson, who left a March 21 game after reinjuring his groin, went 0 for 2 with a walk. Hudson had only played once since March 14.

    "It felt good," Hudson said. "It always happens like that. I knew something like (the double) was going to happen. It felt good running. Game situation. It's perfect. I always could run. There was no problem running. They just wanted all of (the strain) out."

    Padres manager Bud Black isn't concerned about Hudson starting the season on the disabled list. Hudson, who went on the DL twice last season when he hit .246 with seven homers and 43 RBIs, had planned for a Thursday return before he was sidelined by a virus.

    Black liked what he saw from Hudson, who walked against Zito and scored easily after Blanks doubled into the corner. Hudson is scheduled to play seven innings with a Padres split squad on Saturday afternoon.

    "His legs are fine," Black said. "But this virus got him."

    A lack of timing affected San Francisco starter Barry Zito, who was hit hard for a second straight outing.

    The left-hander has altered his delivery this spring in an attempt to regain velocity. While he made several early strides, Zito has struggled of late. He allowed five earned runs and seven hits in three innings Friday after he gave up five earned runs and nine hits in 2 1-3 innings in his previous start.

    Even with the struggles, Zito, who was 3-4 with a 5.87 ERA in 13 games last season, wants to continue with his new delivery.

    As the No. 5 starter in the Giants rotation, Zito figures he and pitching coach Dave Righetti have plenty of time to get his mechanics straight before he pitching in the regular season.

    "I'm just fighting myself with my timing out there," Zito said. "It's not scrap the whole thing. It's make a small adjustment, get a little more pace, instead of getting ahead of myself. It's about starting (Saturday), get with Rags, figure out what the adjustment is and go all in with it. It shouldn't take long to get that to feel natural."

    Blanks and Padres catcher Nick Hundley, who had two run-scoring doubles, each went 3 for 4. It was Blanks' first start since March 18 as he was limited to one pinch-hit single while nursing a sore left shoulder.

    Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey and Aubrey Huff each had two hits for the Giants. Sandoval had a three-run homer off Padres starter Dustin Moseley, who allowed seven runs, four earned, and nine hits in five innings.

    The Giants scored all seven of their runs in the fifth inning.

    San Francisco setup man Sergio Romo allowed three runs, including a two-run homer by San Diego outfielder Jeremy Hermida.

    Padres first baseman Jesus Guzman doubled in a run and had two RBIs and shortstop Everth Cabrera had two hits.

    Giants reliever Clay Hensley left the game with a tight right calf.

    Notes: The San Francisco Giants released IF Mike Fontenot on Friday. ... The team also placed IF Freddy Sanchez (right shoulder) and LHPs Eric Surkamp (sore right elbow) and Dan Runzler (strained lat muscle) and RHP Ryan Vogelsong (back strain) on the disabled list. Sanchez, Surkamp and Runzler are on the disabled list retroactive to March 26 and Vogelsong is retroactive to March 27. ... The Padres signed LHP Cory Luebke to a contract extension through 2015. The deal guarantees Luebke $12 million and could be worth $27.75 million if club options for 2016 and 2017 are exercised.

     
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    San Francisco Giants
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Angel Pagan, CF3110201 .194
    Melky Cabrera, RF5101022 .333
    Pablo Sandoval, 3B5123011 .258
    Buster Posey, C5120011 .324
    Aubrey Huff, LF4020002 .288
        Justin Christian, LF1000010 .225
    Brandon Belt, 1B4111013 .397
    Ryan Theriot, 2B4011001 .188
        Sergio Romo, P0000000 .000
    Brandon Crawford, SS4110011 .327
    Barry Zito, P0000100 .000
        Dan Otero, P11100001.000
       a- Gregor Blanco, PH1010000 .358
        Clay Hensley, P0000000 .000
        Javier Lopez, P0000000 .000
        Emmanuel Burriss, 2B1000010 .353
    Totals38712638  
    a-doubled for Otero in the 6th
    Batting
    2B - Ryan Theriot (3, Moseley), Gregor Blanco (4, Boxberger)
    3B - Angel Pagan (2, Cashner)
    HR - Pablo Sandoval (4, Moseley)
    RBI - Melky Cabrera (10), Pablo Sandoval 3 (14), Brandon Belt (8), Ryan Theriot (6)
    2-OUT RBI - Brandon Belt (2), Ryan Theriot (2)
    SB - Angel Pagan (3, 2nd base off Boxberger/Hundley), Melky Cabrera (1, 2nd base off Moseley/Hundley), Gregor Blanco (12, 3rd base off Boxberger/Hundley)
    CS - Brandon Belt (2, 2nd base by Moseley/Hundley)
    Team LOB - 7
    Fielding
    Outfield Assists - Angel Pagan 1
    E - Emmanuel Burriss (3, Throwing)
    San Francisco Giants
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Barry Zito 3755300 7.91
    Dan Otero 2200010 0.90
    Clay Hensley0000000 2.89
    Javier Lopez (H,5) 1.2000100 4.22
    Sergio Romo (BS,1; L,0-2) 1.1333031 6.97
    Pitches-Strikes - Barry Zito 69-34, Dan Otero 25-17, Javier Lopez 29-16, Sergio Romo 22-15
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Barry Zito 4-3, Dan Otero 5-0, Javier Lopez 4-1, Sergio Romo 1-0
    Batters Faced - Barry Zito 17, Dan Otero 8, Javier Lopez 6, Sergio Romo 7
    San Diego Padres
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Cameron Maybin, CF4000111 .179
    Orlando Hudson, 2B2100101 .143
        Andy Parrino, 2B2000000 .217
    Chase Headley, 3B4000011 .256
        Andrew Cashner, P0000000 .000
        Eddie Kunz, P0000000 .000
    Jesus Guzman, 1B1211100 .281
       a- Yonder Alonso, PH-1B1000100 .299
    Nick Hundley, C4132011 .406
    Kyle Blanks, LF4131010 .310
        Mykal Stokes, LF0000000 .000
    Chris Denorfia, RF3011003 .333
        Bradley Boxberger, P0000000 .000
        Miles Mikolas, P0000000 .000
        James Darnell, 3B1110000 .286
    Everth Cabrera, SS4121001 .228
    Dustin Moseley, P1000000 .500
        Jeremy Hermida, RF2112000 .357
    Totals33812844  
    a-grounded out for Guzman in the 5th
    Batting
    2B - Jesus Guzman (1, Zito), Nick Hundley 2 (4, Zito, Zito), Kyle Blanks (2, Zito)
    3B - Chris Denorfia (1, Zito)
    HR - Jeremy Hermida (4, Romo)
    SH - Dustin Moseley (1)
    RBI - Jesus Guzman (9), Nick Hundley 2 (9), Kyle Blanks (3), Chris Denorfia (2), Everth Cabrera (6), Jeremy Hermida 2 (9)
    2-OUT RBI - Jesus Guzman (2), Nick Hundley (5), Kyle Blanks (1), Chris Denorfia (2)
    CS - Cameron Maybin (4, 2nd base by Zito/Posey)
    Team LOB - 6
    Fielding
    DP - Hundley-Parrino
    E - Jesus Guzman (1, Throwing)
    San Diego Padres
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Dustin Moseley 5974221 3.60
    Bradley Boxberger 1100120 10.80
    Miles Mikolas 1100010 1.04
    Andrew Cashner (W,1-0) 1100020 1.00
    Eddie Kunz (S,1) 1000010 0.00
    WP - Dustin Moseley (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Dustin Moseley 80-49, Bradley Boxberger 17-9, Miles Mikolas 14-12, Andrew Cashner 13-11, Eddie Kunz 21-12
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Dustin Moseley 9-4, Miles Mikolas 1-1, Eddie Kunz 1-1
    Batters Faced - Dustin Moseley 26, Bradley Boxberger 4, Miles Mikolas 4, Andrew Cashner 4, Eddie Kunz 3
    Game Information
    Attendance - 6651
    Game Time - 2:57
    Temperature - 80
    Umpires - Home - UMP Nonindividual, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Toby Basner, Third Base - Barry Larson