National Sports News
Will Venable's 2-run single lifts Padres to 6-5 win in 12 innings over Royals
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2:28 AM EDT
Will Venable hit a two-run single in the 12th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Denorfia led off the inning with a single off Louis Coleman before Collins came on. After a sacrifice, Alonso reached a bloop double to left to bring up Venable.
Mike Moustakas hit an RBI single in the 12th off Tim Stauffer (1-0) to give the Royals a brief lead.
Jedd Gyorko's solo homer with one out in the ninth inning off Royals closer Greg Holland tied the game at 4. It was Holland's first blown save in eight chances.