Posted 2 years ago
By Robert Lovell
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Stults pitched a four-hitter, Alexi Amarista drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres snapped their 10-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Stults (7-7) struck out five and walked three in the complete game, supporting his cause with two hits. He took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, when Josh Rutledge legged out an infield hit on a grounder to shortstop. He lost his shutout in the ninth when he gave up a one-out double to Wilin Rosario and a two-out RBI single to pinch-hitter Nolan Arenado.
Jhoulys Chacin (8-4) allowing one run on five hits over six innings, striking out four and walking two. The loss snapped Chacin’s five-game winning streak. He had not lost since May 16.