Lately, when the Padres have gotten good pitching, they haven't gotten good hitting. That ended Tuesday night.
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Giles' one-out double off Matt Daley scored pinch-hitter Edgar Gonzalez from first base to give the Padres their third win in the last 15 games. Gonzalez reached on a one-out walk and Giles hit a ball off the right center-field wall that allowed Gonzalez to score the winning run without a throw.
Giles, who came into the game hitting .153 and was on a 3-for-27 skid, batted in the leadoff spot and went 2 for 3 with two walks. Heath Bell (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out four strikeouts for the win.
The Diamond Backs come to San Diego Wednesday.