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                === Padres rally to down Nationals in extras ===
 
 San  Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yonder Alonso tied the game in the bottom
 of  the ninth  with a two-out home run,  and Cameron Maybin won it in the home
 11th  on a  two-out  RBI single,  as  San  Diego claimed  a  4-3 victory  over
 Washington in the middle contest of a three-game set on Saturday.
 
 Craig  Stammen (0-2) tossed a scoreless 10th inning, and retired the first two
 batters  in  the 11th. Chase  Headley kept his team  alive with a single, then
 Alonso  worked a  walk ahead  of  Maybin's single  to right  which brought  in
 Headley.
 
 Joaquin  Benoit  (2-0) turned in a  scoreless top of  the 11th to snag the win
 for  the  Padres, who  recovered from  a 6-0 loss  in Friday's opener. Headley
 ended up with two hits and scored twice, while Maybin drove in a pair of runs.
 
 Ian  Desmond hit  a two-run homer and  Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the other run
 for the Nationals, whose four-game win streak came to an end.
 
 The  Padres cracked  the scoreboard in the fourth. Seth Smith's one-out single
 was  followed by  Headley's RBI  double. Headley  moved up  on a  grounder and
 scored when Maybin deposited a double to left.
 
 Having  been activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to the game, Andrew
 Cashner  worked the  first six  innings, fanning  five and  walking one  while
 allowing just two hits.
 
 "I  was impressed and  very happy with the way he commanded the fastball," San
 Diego  manager Bud  Black said of Cashner. "He was nipping the outside corner,
 the ball was running and I thought the couple handful of sliders that he threw
 were solid."
 
 Washington,  however,  moved ahead  in the seventh  against Nick Vincent. Adam
 LaRoche  and Zimmerman  hit back-to-back doubles for the Nats' first run, then
 Desmond launched an offering to center for a 3-2 game two batters later.
 
 "We  did a  nice job  of coming  back in  the game,"  Washington manager  Matt
 Williams  said.  "We were able  to get  to Vincent there  and get a lead, just
 couldn't hold it."
 
 Rafael  Soriano  retired the first  two batters he faced  in the bottom of the
 ninth, but Alonso ensured extras with his two-out blast to right.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Prior  to the contest, the Padres selected former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny
 Manziel  in the 28th  round of the draft ... San Diego claimed its third walk-
 off  victory of the  season ... Cashner has allowed two earned runs or less in
 13  straight home  starts, second  only to  Jose Fernandez  of Miami,  and the
 second-longest   string   in  Padres   history  (Randy   Jones  with  14  from
 9/2/77-6/24/78).
 
 
 
 
 06/08 03:02:08 ET