Hosmer, Snell lead way to Padres' victory over Diamondbacks

SAN DIEGO — Eric Hosmer stayed smoking hot, and Blake Snell kept putting out fires. Hosmer hit his second home run in two games and Snell had eight strikeouts in 4 2/3 shutout innings, as the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 Friday night at Petco Park. Hosmer’s two-run homer in the third inning put the Padres up 3-0, and his single in the seventh inning provided the final margin. He is 6-for-7 with six RBIs to start the season. Hosmer also scored the Padres’ first run Friday. In his first start for the team that acquired him in a December trade, Snell stranded two runners in …

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