Final in 17
4:05 PM ET, April 29, 2007
Petco Park, San Diego, California
• Summary: In the longest game in the majors this season, the Dodgers outlasted the Padres in 17 innings. Brady Clark's RBI double gave L.A. a 5-4 lead for good.
• Unsung hero: Seven Dodgers relievers allowed just one hit in 10 2/3 innings.
• Numbers game: Thirteen pitchers combined to throw 469 pitches while nine batters made at least seven plate appearances.
• Going yard: Jeff Kent hit his 347th career home run to take over sole possession of 76th all-time while Luis Gonzalez tied Darryl Strawberry for 86th with No. 335.
• Quotable: "It's huge to get that win right there. You play a game that long, if you don't win it, you'd have some miserable people." -- Brady Clark.
• Elias Says: In franchise history, the Padres have played six home games of at least 17 innings and they've lost all of them.
-- ESPN.com news services
Dodgers 5, Padres 4
Andre Ethier's comebacker in the 11th knocked off Meredith's glove, but the pitcher grabbed the ball and threw to first to end the inning. ... Padres RHP Jake Peavy faces Washington at home Monday night in his first start since tying his club record with 16 strikeouts Wednesday night at Arizona. Peavy left with a 2-0 lead but the Diamondbacks rallied against San Diego's bullpen, winning 3-2 on Stephen Drew's two-run homer off Hoffman. ... With three sellouts, the Padres set a three-game series attendance record of 130,448.
Regular Season Series
|San Diego leads 10-8 (as of Sun 4/29)|
|Fri 4/13||@LA 9, SD 1||Recap|
|Sat 4/14||SD 7, @LA 2||Recap|
|Sun 4/15||@LA 9, SD 3||Recap|
|Fri 4/27||LA 6, @SD 5||Recap|
|Sat 4/28||@SD 3, LA 2||Recap|
|» Sun 4/29||LA 5, @SD 4||Box Score|
|Tue 6/5||@SD 1, LA 0||Recap|
|Wed 6/6||@SD 5, LA 2||Recap|
|Thu 6/7||@SD 6, LA 5||Recap|
|Fri 6/29||SD 7, @LA 6||Recap|
|Sat 6/30||SD 3, @LA 1||Recap|
|Sun 7/1||@LA 5, SD 0||Recap|
|Fri 8/31||@SD 6, LA 4||Recap|
|Sat 9/1||@SD 7, LA 0||Recap|
|Sun 9/2||LA 5, @SD 0||Recap|
|Tue 9/11||SD 9, @LA 4||Recap|
|Wed 9/12||@LA 6, SD 1||Recap|
|Thu 9/13||@LA 6, SD 3||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Dodgers | Padres|
|1st||J Pierre reached on bunt single to pitcher, R Furcal scored, J Pierre to second on throwing error by pitcher D Wells.||1||0|
|1st||R Martin singled to center, J Pierre scored, L Gonzalez to second.||2||0|
|1st||A Gonzalez grounded out to second, M Giles scored, J Cruz Jr to third.||2||1|
|3rd||J Kent homered to center.||3||1|
|3rd||L Gonzalez homered to right.||4||1|
|3rd||J Cruz Jr tripled to right, M Giles scored.||4||2|
|3rd||B Giles doubled to left, J Cruz Jr scored.||4||3|
|7th||M Giles singled to right, G Blum scored.||4||4|
|17th||B Clark doubled to deep left, W Valdez scored.||5||4|
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|Stadium||Petco Park, San Diego, CA|
|Attendance||44,028 (103.5% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||72 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Jeff Nelson, First Base - Jim Wolf, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Jim Joyce|