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San Diego Padres (22-31)


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@ Was 
W 3-1
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@ LAD 
L 1-4
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W 7-5
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Villanueva homers twice to power Padres past Dodgers 7-5

LOS ANGELES (AP) Christian Villanueva always dreamed of being the best at whatever he does as a baseball player. If he wants to become known as one of the game's best power hitters, he's off to a good start.

Villanueva homered twice for his 13th and 14th home runs and Jose Pirela hit the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, leading the San Diego Padres to a 7-5 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

Villanueva leads big league rookies in home runs. And although it's just May, he has made history with the most homers in his rookie season than any other Mexican-born player.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Pirela.273
HR: C. Villanueva14
RBI: C. Villanueva31
SB: T. Jankowski8
W: T. Ross4
ERA: T. Ross3.13
Saves: B. Hand16
K: T. Ross64
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .228 (28)
Runs: 199 (25)
Hits: 403 (22)
Home Runs: 47 (26)
Stolen Bases: 35 (7)
OBP: .295 (28)
SLG: .367 (29)
Total Bases: 649 (24)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.15 (18)
Runs Allowed: 244 (22)
Saves: 16 (4)
Strikeouts: 464 (7)
OpBA: .253 (23)
OBP: .329 (22)
SLG: .405 (15)
Run Support: 3.76 (28)
Transactions
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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Injuries
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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