Tucson Padres Game Summary
June 24, 2013
Tucson 4 Reno 2
WP: O’Sullivan (7-4)
LP: Skaggs (5-6)
S: Quackenbush (1)
Sean O’Sullivan pitched 7.2 innings and allowed only two runs to lead the Tucson Padres to a 4-2 win over the Reno Aces Monday at Aces Ballpark.
Mike Jacobs led off the bottom of the second with his ninth home run of the year to put Reno ahead 1-0. It was Jacobs' second homer of the season against O'Sullivan. Tuffy Gosewisch extended the lead to 2-0 in the fourth with a two-out RBI single to right. Tyler Skaggs held the Padres hitless until the top of the fifth when Chris Robinson and Jesus Merchan both reached base on a bunt singles.
After Gregorio Petit’s RBI single brought around the first Tucson run in the top of the sixth, Cody Decker followed by hitting a three-run home run to give the Padres a 4-2 lead. The home run was Decker’s team-leading tenth of the season. Kevin Quackenbush pitched a scoreless ninth to seal the win and record his first Triple-A save.
O’Sullivan (7-4) picked up his third win against Reno this season after scattering six hits and one walk while punching out seven. Skaggs (5-6) surrendered five hits, four runs and four walks in his sixth loss of the year. J.J. Putz started the game for Reno and pitched a scoreless inning in an injury rehab outing for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Next Game: Tuesday, 1:05 pm at Reno (Diamondbacks affiliate) – Tucson RHP Anthony Bass (1-1, 9.18) vs. Reno RHP Charles Brewer (3-6, 5.45). Game coverage begins live at 12:55 pm on 1290 AM The Source.