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Villanueva's two-run double lifts Padres past Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) Christian Villanueva hit a two-run double, Tyson Ross pitched into the seventh inning and the San Diego Padres defeated the Washington Nationals 3-1 Wednesday to salvage the finale of a three-game series.

Ross (4-3) didn't allow a runner past second base until the seventh, struck out nine and yielded one run in 6 2/3 innings. Brad Hand recorded the final five outs for his 15th save, escaping a two-on, one-out jam in the ninth by inducing Spencer Kieboom to ground into a game-ending double play.

San Diego took a 1-0 lead when Manuel Margot singled in Freddy Galvis with two outs in the fifth. The Padres nearly added to the lead a batter later, but Bryce Harper's diving catch in right-center robbed Ross of a hit.

AVG: J. Pirela.266
HR: C. Villanueva12
RBI: C. Villanueva26
SB: T. Jankowski7
W: J. Lucchesi3
ERA: T. Ross3.35
Saves: B. Hand14
K: T. Ross55
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .227 (28)
Runs: 188 (24)
Hits: 379 (20)
Home Runs: 43 (27)
Stolen Bases: 33 (6)
OBP: .295 (29)
SLG: .364 (29)
Total Bases: 607 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.19 (16)
Runs Allowed: 234 (22)
Saves: 14 (7)
Strikeouts: 439 (7)
OpBA: .256 (24)
OBP: .332 (23)
SLG: .406 (15)
Run Support: 3.75 (28)
Date Player Transactions
5/22 C. Rea Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/21 C. Asuaje Sent to Minors
5/21 A. Hedges Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/21 T. Webb Called Up from Minors
5/19 C. Headley Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
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Date Player Status
5/15 J. Lucchesi Right hip strain (on 10-day DL)
5/13 P. Maton Right lat strain (on 10-day DL)
5/1 A. Hedges Right elbow tendinitis (on 10-day DL)
4/29 W. Myers Strained left oblique (on 10-day DL)
4/23 C. Villanueva Sore hamstring (day-to-day)
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