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MLB: San Diego 2, Colorado 1

Aug. 31, 2008 at 7:57 PM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Luis Rodriguez singled in a run in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies.

Rodriguez drove in Will Venable, who had singled and moved to third on a single by Brian Giles. Rodriguez also drove in the Padres' other run, scoring pitcher Jake Peavy with a double in the fifth inning.

Peavy struck out 13 batters over eight scoreless innings, scattering five hits, but ended up with a no-decision.

Reliever Trevor Hoffman (3-6) was the winner in the Padres' fifth victory in six games.

Chris Iannetta singled in the Rockies' run.

Taylor Buchholz (6-4), victim of the Padres' winning rally, took the loss.

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