Padres beat A's with Higashioka's home run after Soderstrom's tying throw

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Higashioka hit a house run in the highest of the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres defeated the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Tuesday night.

The A's have lost 10 of 13 games and are 17 games under .500, their worst record of the season.

Tyler Soderstrom tied the rating 3-3 for Oakland with a two-run home run against Enyel De Los Santos with one out within the eighth inning and Miguel Andujar with a single on the board. It was his third of the 12 months.

Higashioka finished the sport with a success to left against left-hander Scott Alexander (0-1), his fifth home run of the season. It was Higashioka's first profession walk-off home run and his second game-ending hit.

Robert Suarez took the victory (3-0).

Fernando Tatis Jr. prolonged his hitting streak to a career-high 17 games, but Jurickson Profar, who entered the main leagues second in batting and first within the NL in on-base percentage, was injured hitting a pitch early within the eighth inning.

Profar was replaced by pinch hitter David Peralta, who hit a flyout to center field. The Padres had the bases loaded with two outs before Merrill Jackson hit a flyout to left.

Tatis hit a single and a double. He currently has the longest hitting streak in the main leagues. He also prolonged his on-base streak to 21 games, which is a profession high.

The tying home run got here three innings after the Padres took a 3-1 lead against JP Sears. After Luis Arraez brought in Ha-Seong Kim from second base with two outs to tie the sport at 1-1, Tatis hit a double to center. Profar hit a single to usher in Arraez and Tatis, then was thrown out at home while attempting to rating on a double to center by Manny Machado.

The Padres moved their series record above .500 with the win and can seek their first sweep of the season on Wednesday.

Tatis also hit a single in the primary inning.

Oakland's Abraham Toro hit a house run off Randy Vásquez's first pitch. Toro has hit each of Oakland's leadoff home runs this 12 months, the opposite coming on April 19 in Cleveland. It was his sixth home run of the season.

Vásquez held the A's to at least one run and 7 hits in five innings, striking out five times and allowing two walks.

Sears allowed three runs and 7 hits in five innings, with three walks and one strikeout.


Athletics RHP Hogan Harris (0-0, 2.21 ERA) and Padres RHP Michael King (5-4, 3.58) are scheduled to begin the series finale on Wednesday.

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