Zach Davies retired the first 13 Arizona batters he faced, Fernando Tatis Jr. led off the game with a home run and rookies Jake Cronenworth and Edward Olivares followed for the San Diego Padres 3-0 win on Friday. against the Diamondbacks.
Davies had a perfect game until the fifth inning, when he gave up consecutive one-out singles by Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar and David Peralta. He overcame the difficult situation by withdrawing the next two sluggers.
Davies (2-1), who came to the team from Milwaukee this year in a trade with outfielder Trent Grisham, allowed three singles in 5 2/3 innings, struck out six and did not pass on balls to score the win.
Four relievers combined to end the game with a four-hitter in San Diego’s first shutout this season. Kirby Yates pitched the ninth for his second save as many times.
Luke Weaver (0-3) took the loss after three innings on the hill. He allowed two plate starts and two hits with three strikeouts and a walk.
For the Diamondbacks, Ketel Marte 4-0; Starling Mars 4-1. Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar 4-1; David Peralta of 2-1.
For the Padres, the Dominicans Fernando Tatis Jr. 4-1, with a run scored and an RBI; Abraham Almonte 1-0; Francisco Mejía 3-0. Venezuelan Edward Olivares 2-1, with a run scored and an RBI. Jurickson Profar from Curaçao 3-1.