Myers' 3-run HR in 12th lifts Padres to 5-2 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the top of the 12th inning to send the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Sunday.
 
Myers' seventh home run and second in two games came on a 1-0 fastball from reliever George Kontos (0-2). Cory Spangenberg singled against Kontos leading off the inning, and Erick Aybar singled two batters later.
 
Hector Sanchez, who played parts of five seasons with the Giants, had a pinch-hit, two-run homer off San Francisco closer Mark Melancon in the ninth to send the game into extra innings.
 
Sanchez turned on a 1-1 cut fastball over the heart of the plate for his first home run of the season and third career pinch-hit homer.
 
It was Melancon's second blown save in seven chances.
 
Sanchez represented the tying run after shortstop Eduardo Nunez booted Luis Sardinas' leadoff grounder for an error.
 
Ryan Buchter (2-1) pitched two shutout innings for the Padres.
 

© 2017 Associated Press


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