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Spangenberg, Padres beat Phillies 7-4; Hoskins homers twice

Philadelphia Phillies' Freddy Galvis, left, is tagged out at home by San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges, trying to score from first off a double by Odubel Herrera during the third inning of a baseball game ... more

Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins (17) celebrates with teammate Tommy Joseph, right, after hitting his second home run of the night during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres ... more

His most important contribution, though, might have been racing to second base to beat the throw from shortstop Freddy Galvis on Matt Szczur's grounder in the sixth inning.

Spangenberg then scored the tying run on Austin Hedges' single during a four-run rally that gave San Diego the lead for good.

"I was running back to the dugout and Tom (Tommy Joseph, the next batter) was walking up and he kind of stone-colded me, and I immediately knew it was coming, started laughing, and went into the fake handshakes.


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