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Padres lift lid with victory
Opening Day streak ends
The Giants had won their last five Opening Day games entering this season, but a quiet offense saw that streak come to a halt. Barry Bonds doubled in his first at-bat and scored the Giants' lone run of the game, while Jason Schmidt had trouble keeping the Padres from leaving the yard.
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Padres 6, Giants 1
Jake Peavy held the Giants to just one run while striking out five in seven innings. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/03: SD 6, SF 1
  • Tue. 04/04: PPD
  • Wed. 04/05: SF 3, SD 1
Homers boost sharp Peavy
Mike Piazza made his regular-season debut in a Padres uniform memorable, smacking a solo homer in his first at-bat to tie the game. Khalil Greene added a two-run shot to give San Diego ace Jake Peavy more than enough run support in his stellar Opening Day outing at PETCO Park.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 03, 2006
San Francisco
San Diego 6, San Francisco 1   SD
San Diego
April 3, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
San Diego
0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 4/3/06  |  Recap: SF | SD  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Padres stats
Winn, CF4000011.000
Taschner, P0000000.000
Accardo, P0000000.000
Vizquel, SS4010000.250
Durham, 2B4000001.000
Bonds, LF4110001.250
Alou, RF4010002.250
Feliz, 3B4000022.000
Niekro, 1B2011110.500
Matheny, C3010011.333
Schmidt, P2000003.000
a-Finley, PH-CF1000000.000

a-Popped out for Schmidt in the 8th.

2B: Bonds (1, Peavy), Alou (1, Hensley).
TB: Vizquel; Bonds 2; Alou 2; Niekro; Matheny.
RBI: Niekro (1).
2-out RBI: Niekro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schmidt; Alou; Feliz.
Team LOB: 5.

SB: Vizquel (1, 3rd base off Peavy/Piazza).

Roberts, CF4010000.250
Young, E, LF3011000.333
Giles, RF3010101.333
Piazza, C4121002.500
1-Johnson, PR0100000.000
Hensley, P0000000.000
Gonzalez, 1B4220002.500
Greene, SS4123001.500
Castilla, 3B3001001.000
Barfield, 2B4110012.250
Peavy, P1000010.000
a-Bellhorn, PH1000010.000
Linebrink, P0000000.000
Mirabelli, C0000000.000

a-Struck out for Peavy in the 7th.
1-Ran for Piazza in the 8th.

2B: Gonzalez (1, Schmidt), Young, E (1, Schmidt).
HR: Piazza (1, 2nd inning off Schmidt, 0 on, 0 out), Greene (1, 6th inning off Schmidt, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts; Young, E 2; Giles; Piazza 5; Gonzalez 3; Greene 5; Barfield.
RBI: Piazza (1), Young, E (1), Greene 3 (3), Castilla (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barfield; Piazza.
S: Peavy.
SF: Young, E; Castilla.
Team LOB: 5.

Schmidt (L, 0-1)7.07441225.14
Taschner 0.122200054.00
Accardo 0.21000100.00
Peavy (W, 1-0)7.04111501.29
Linebrink (H, 1)1.00000000.00
Hensley 1.01000000.00

Pitches-strikes: Schmidt 109-70, Taschner 11-8, Accardo 18-11, Peavy 96-62, Linebrink 8-6, Hensley 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Schmidt 5-14, Taschner 1-0, Accardo 0-1, Peavy 5-11, Linebrink 0-3, Hensley 3-0.
Batters faced: Schmidt 29, Taschner 3, Accardo 3, Peavy 26, Linebrink 3, Hensley 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Accardo 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 43,767.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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