The Padres are doing exactly what they should be doing; giving the young players and they players they acquired at the deadline a look to see if they can be parts of the future puzzle. Rymer Liriano is one of the guys being looked at, and his big night helped lead the Padres to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
In the fourth, Chris Nelson singled and then Lirano launched, and I mean launched his first major league homer to make it 3-1.
Back came the Padres in the bottom half. Gyorko doubled, went to third on a groundout and scored on Yasmani Grandal‘s sac fly.
Abraham Almonte tacked on a run with his second homer of the year.
The Padres bullpen pitched three shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out five to lock down the W.
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