After dropping the first two games of the four game set in San Diego, the Diamondbacks won handily on Wednesday night behind a strong Josh Collmenter start.The Diamondbacks' right hander threw seven innings, giving up just one run on five hits and two walks.
Arizona scored one in the first inning to jump out to an early lead. San Diego answered in the third with a run of their own.
Eight Diamondbacks' hitters came to the plate in the fifth, and with just two hits in the inning plus three infield ground balls, they scored three in a wacky series of events.
After adding another in the top of the eighth, Daniel Hudson came in to throw the bottom half and looked excellent. He made quick work of the Padres and hit 95 on the radar a handful of times. Not a bad way to come back after two years away from MLB action.
The Diamondbacks extended the lead to five in the ninth, and Addison Reed shut the door shortly there after.