Will Venable homered and drove in three runs, Robbie Erlin pitched six effective innings in his return to the majors, and the San Diego Padres avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
Bryce Harper drove in three runs after talking his way into Washington's lineup, Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the go-ahead run and the Nationals rallied for a 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
Second baseman Logan Forsythe bobbled Ben Revere's grounder in the 13th inning and then threw home wildly, leading to two unearned runs in the Philadelphia Phillies' 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Chris Denorfia and Chase Headley each had two RBIs as the Padres roughed up the Dodgers after Clayton Richard left two pitches into his start with shoulder pain, leading San Diego to a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night.
Pinch hitter Yasmani Grandal drove in the go-ahead run with a fielder's choice grounder in the 12th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-5 win over Colorado on Thursday night, snapping a six-game skid against the Rockies.
Patrick Corbin worked six innings without his best stuff to become the first Arizona left-hander to start with eight straight wins, Martin Prado matched a career high with four hits and the Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Sunday.
Brandon McCarthy pitched seven effective innings for his second straight win and Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run double to cap Arizona's five-run seventh inning, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.