Cordero, Richard lead Padres past Reds 6-2

CLAYTON RICHARD CARRIED A SHUTOUT INTO THE NINTH INNING, FRANCHY CORDERO HOMERED TWICE AND THE SAN DIEGO PADRES BEAT THE SLUMPING CINCINNATI REDS 6-2 ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

ONE OUT FROM GOING THE DISTANCE, RICHARD WAS REMOVED AFTER PINCH-HITTER TUCKER BARNHART'S TWO-RUN DOUBLE. THE LEFT-HANDER ALLOWED EIGHT HITS WHILE STRIKING OUT SIX AND WALKING TWO. 

BRANDON MAURER GOT THE FINAL OUT FOR HIS 11TH SAVE, HANDING CINCINNATI ITS FIFTH STRAIGHT LOSS.

RICHARD (5-7) TOSSED SAN DIEGO'S ONLY COMPLETE GAME THIS SEASON ON MAY 21.

CORDERO HIT A DRIVE TO CENTER FIELD IN THE FIRST INNING AGAINST SCOTT FELDMAN (5-5) AND ADDED ANOTHER SOLO HOMER ONTO THE BEACH BEYOND THE RIGHT-CENTER FIELD FENCE IN THE SEVENTH. THE MULTIHOMER GAME WAS CORDERO'S FIRST, AFTER HE HIT HIS FIRST CAREER HOME RUN ON MONDAY.

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