San Diego (AP) - Matt Szczur doubled in the seventh inning and the San Diego bullpen played four scoreless innings to lift the Padres before the Washington nations won 2-1.
Tied in game 1, Manuel Margot opened the third place in the game in seventh place, the only one, and stole the second before reaching third place in the receiver's throwing error. To mark Szczur, Margot doubled reliever Trevor Got (0-2) for the left field fence.
Kirby Yates took the perfect eighth place, and Brad Hadd was out three after Ryan Zimmerman's only 10th save.
The nations, which had snatched their three-game winning streak, began advancing in seventh place in the Vieters Leadership Double. But Craig Stamain (1-0) hit Mosses Sierra and Wilmer Dito, before pinch-hitter Matt Adams finished third.
Geo Gonzalez played six innings for the nations, allowing one run, five hits, and three walks. He scored eight runs Joey Lukessesi, who entered the best ERA (3.13) for novice beginners, played five more innings. He left one race and six hits with one race and six strikeouts.
When Michael Taylor did the single and Tray Turner stayed in sixth place, Lukeshchev left. Stammen came in and Anthony Rendon hit the ground in a double play. After walking, Howe Kendrick fell on the right side.
Rendon hit his eighth homer to give the nation a 1-0 lead.
Nation: RF Bris Harper has the rest of the day off. ... After LHP Matt Grace (Grone) was ejected by Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, there was a shock in his minor league rehab job. Grace will not make her scheduled attendance on Thursday.
Padres: Hunter is hitting Renfro (elbow) in extended spring training games, but has not played defense. ... C. Austin Hedges (Kohni) launched a lightweight program. ... Will Myers (Oblik) did not resume baseball activities.
Nation: RHP Tanner Rorke (2-3) starts the first series competition of four games in Arizona. Rorke, who has lost two of his three previous games, has divided his four career decisions against Diamondback.
Padres: RHP Jordan Lions (0-0) debuts season as a starter. Lyons has restricted the opponents of 194 (14 for 72 runs) to the batting average in the limited 19.2 innings of the opponents.