Tucson Padres: Padres pick up 3rd straight win, eliminate Bees

2012-08-30T00:00:00Z Tucson Padres: Padres pick up 3rd straight win, eliminate BeesArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 30, 2012 12:00 am  • 

The Tucson Padres picked up their third straight victory and eliminated Salt Lake from playoff contention Wednesday with a 6-4 win over the host Bees.

The Padres are on a six-game road win streak dating back to August 19.

Tucson jumped ahead in the opening inning with three runs and never trailed. Andy Parrino and Sawyer Carroll had RBI singles in the inning.

Blake Tekotte led off the second inning with his eighth home run of the season over the right-field wall to give Tucson a 4-1 lead.

Thad Weber won his first game with Tucson, going 5 1/3 innings, yielding eight hits and four runs.

Today

• What: Tucson Padres at Salt Lake

• When: 6:05 p.m.

• Radio: 1600-AM

Compiled from a news release

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