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Richard, Padres knock off slumping Cardinals
ESPN.com Updated Sep 12, 2012
Clayton Richard pitched seven strong innings and rookie Yasmani Grandal singled home the go-ahead run to lift the San Diego Padres over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Wednesday, handing the slumping World Series champions their 11th loss in 15 games.Share Tweet
Numbers reflect Stults' great pitching for PadresHe doesn't have nearly enough innings to qualify for the National League ERA title, but Eric Stults isn't going to sweat that too much.Share TweetUnearned runs proved the Cardinals' undoing in a 6-4 loss to the Padres Tuesday in front of 29,887 at Petco Park. The loss combined with a Dodgers defeat to preserve St. Louis' one-game lead for the final NL Wild Card spot.Share TweetLogan Forsythe had a two-run double and Alexi Amarista added a two-run triple as part of a five-run fourth inning Tuesday as the Padres defeated the Cardinals, 6-4, before a crowd of 29,887 at Petco Park.Share Tweet