Hedges homers, has 4 hits to lead Padres past Phillies

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Hedges homers, has 4 hits to lead Padres past Phillies
Hedges homers, has 4 hits to lead Padres past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Hedges celebrated his birthday in style. Hedges had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer in the seventh, on his 27th birthday, and Joey Lucchesi pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. "Go 4-for-4 and catch a winning ballgame, that's as good as it gets," Padres manager Andy Green said. "It's a day he won't forget. It was awesome for us, led us to a win." Hedges' other three hits were singles. "I've been working on a lot of things, and it's nice to go out and execute them," Hedges said. Hedges belted an 0-2, 78-mph curveball from Jared Hughes (3-5) over the wall in left with one out in the

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