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

May 25, 2008 at 11:05 PM
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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.

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