Nady also doubled twice and drove in five runs, and the utility
man leads the Padres with five homers and 14 RBI this spring and
is batting .357.
"I feel good at the plate," Nady said. "I'm relaxed up there.
I'm just trying to have fun and do my job when I get the
Padres manager Bruce Bochy said after the game that Nady will
likely start in center field opening day game at Colorado on
Monday. He would replace Dave Roberts, who has been slowed by a
"He's earned that (start)," Bochy said. "He's swung as well
The Padres rallied from a 12-10 deficit after Texas scored two
runs in the top of the 10th.
With one out, Jesse Garcia reached on a fielding error and,
after Miguel Ojeda flied out, moved to second on a walk to Geoff
Nady then hit a pitch from Marc Lamacchia high over the
All three runs allowed by Lamacchia were unearned.
Park allowed six runs on eight hits in five innings.
Padres starter Brian Lawrence gave up eight runs -- seven earned
-- in six innings.