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Padres Recap: That Was Not Very Fun

Padres shut out in the desert

By Derek Togerson
|  Saturday, Jul 27, 2013  |  Updated 9:34 AM PDT
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Padres Recap: That Was Not Very Fun

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PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 26: Starting pitcher Randall Delgado #48 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrates with catcher Wil Nieves #27 after defeating the San Diego Padres in the MLB game at Chase Field on July 26, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Padres 10-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

After taking three of four games in Milwaukee to win their first road series since May, the Padres opened a weekend set in Arizona with good juju working. There was no reason to believe that would change at Chase Field.

The Friars are 15-6 in their last 21 games against Arizona. They'd won nine of 13 games in Phoenix, hitting 15 homers and averaging nearly six runs a game in that span.

So, in true baseball fashion, the Padres got shut out 10-0 in Phoenix.

23-year-old Diamondbacks starter Randall Delgado wasn't around for any of his team's previous frustrations against San Diego. Delgado tossed a complete-game, 3-hitter.

Padres starter Eric Stults allowed seven runs on 11 hits in five innings to take the loss.

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