MLB: San Diego 12, Cincinnati 9 (18 inn.)

May 25, 2008 at 11:05 PM

SAN DIEGO, May 25 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez slammed a three-run home run in the 18th inning Sunday, boosting the San Diego Padres over Cincinnati 12-9.

Gonzales had four hits in nine at-bats in the marathon, driving in four runs.

The Padres, who had lost six of eight games, also had four solo homers -- two by Kevin Kouzmanoff and one each by Paul McAnulty and Scott Hairston.

Winner Josh Banks (1-0) pitched the final six innings.

Adrian Dunn and Brandon Phillips each hit a two-run homer for the Reds.

Edinson Volquez (7-2), the victim of Gonzalez's game-winning blast, took the loss.

Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals continue to have a blast
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr having back surgery
New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres
Chris Davis powers Baltimore Orioles past Atlanta Braves
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling