Padres drop season opener to Diamondbacks

FootballSportsJon GarlandBob HowrySan Diego PadresMiami MarlinsArizona Diamondbacks

Stephen Drew hit an inside-the-park home run andDan Haren held San Diego to three hits in seven innings in the

Arizona Diamondbacks' 6-3 win over the Padres on Monday.


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For the second year in a row, someone hit an inside-the-parkhomer on opening day - former Diamondbacks player Emilio Bonifaciodid it for the Florida Marlins last year, which was the first oneafter 41 years.

Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer, the only earned runs amongthe six given up by San Diego starter Jon Garland (0-1).

Haren (1-0) allowed one run and struck out four without a walk.He threw 20 of 24 first-pitch strikes and had a three-ball countagainst only one batter.

Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Blanks hit consecutive two-out homersoff Bob Howry in the ninth for San Diego.

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