However, a pair of fielder's choice ground outs
sent them back out into the field.
But Mexico closing relief pitcher Sergio Romo struck out Adam Jones and induced ground outs
from Jonathon Lucroy and Rollins in the ninth inning to complete the victory.
In the seventh, Lamonda got a pair of ground outs
before striking out Ralf Reyes with a high fastball on pitch No.
He advanced to third on a pair of ground outs
, but was stranded there when O'Connor got the next batter to pop out.
But Takashi Saito, the perfect closer who doesn' seem to get many save opportunities these days, sent the game to the bottom of the ninth by retiring the Padres in order in the top half, striking out Josh Barfield and Josh Bard before getting Roberts to ground out
harmlessly to third base.
Figgins then turned on his speed for the Angels' final run as he stole second and third base before scoring on an Orlando Cabrera ground out