MLB: San Diego 2, Washington 1

May 18, 2013 at 11:26 PM
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SAN DIEGO, May 18 (UPI) -- Everth Cabrera drove in Alexi Amarista with the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning single Saturday, boosting San Diego over Washington 2-1.

With the score tied 1-1 in the eighth, John Baker led off with a single against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann and was eliminated at second on pinch-hitter Amarista's groundout.

Amarista then advanced to second on Zimmermann's errant pick-off throw and came home with the decisive run on Everth's RBI hit.

The late run made a winner of Eric Stults (4-3), who yielded just one run on four hits over eight innings. The left-hander walked two and struck out five.

Huston Street notched his 10th save despite issuing two walks in the ninth as the Padres took their first win in a four-game series against the Nats.

Yonder Alonso went 2-for-3 with a solo homer for the victors.

Zimmermann (7-2) absorbed the complete-game loss, allowing just one earned run on seven hits. He didn't issue a walk and fanned six.

Steve Lombardozzi got Washington's only RBI.

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