San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Nick Hundley drove home the game-winning run with a single into left field after an error opened the door with two outs in the 11th, as San Diego grabbed a 3-2 win in the finale of a three-game set with Washington at PETCO Park.
Lance Zawadzki reached on a deflected infield single with two outs and took second on a throwing error by second baseman Adam Kennedy. Matt Capps came in for Sean Burnett (0-3), and Hundley roped a base hit to left in a pinch-hit role to end the game.
"We're pretty good about turning the page. We just need to get these bats going," Kennedy said. "It's unfortunate when one play keeps deciding the game. We just need to keep plugging away."
Luke Gregerson (1-1) fanned three in two scoreless innings of relief to earn the win, while Tony Gwynn Jr. collected two hits and drove in a run for the Padres, who have won six of eight overall and were lifted by Hundley's three- run homer in Saturday's 4-2 victory.
"It's nice to get in there and contribute a little bit," Hundley said. "We had a long game, guys battled like crazy to stay in it. We pitched great, and I was fortunate to contribute."
Ryan Zimmerman homered twice for Washington, which has lost four of six.
Zimmerman's two-out homer in the game's opening frame provided a 1-0 edge until San Diego rallied for a pair of runs off Nationals starter Livan Hernandez in the fourth to go in front.
Adrian Gonzalez and Matt Stairs got on with base hits to leave runners at the corners with one down. Yorvit Torrealba tied the game with a groundout, and Gwynn followed with a rip to left field for an RBI single and 2-1 lead.
Zimmerman again got the best of Padres starter Jon Garland, this time in the sixth with a two-out blast to left field for a tie game at 2-2.
An error by Zimmerman in the seventh helped San Diego to load the bases, but Drew Storen was able to induce a pop fly from Gonzalez to preserve the deadlock.
In the eighth, Washington put two on with two outs, but Mike Adams reached back for a little extra to blow a fastball past Zimmerman to end the threat.
Tyler Clippard tossed a scoreless bottom half to the inning, and Heath Bell gave the Padres a chance in the last of the ninth by hurling a scoreless top portion.
Clippard came back out for the ninth and retired the side in order as the game progressed to extra innings. Gregerson continued the trend with an uneventful 10th for the Padres.
Burnett ran into trouble in the bottom of the 10th, putting two runners on with one out, but recovered to getChase Headley swinging at strike three and retired Chris Denorfia on a force play at second.
Gregerson fanned Zimmerman and Adam Dunn to close out the Washington 11th.
Garland did not receive a decision in trying for a seventh straight win. The surprising right-hander went seven innings and surrendered five hits and two runs while fanning four and walking one. His counterpart, Hernandez, also pitched well over 6 1/3 innings, yielding eight hits and two runs with four strikeouts and zero walks...San Diego is 15-5 in the previous 20 meetings between these teams...Dunn had three hits for the Nats, who head to Houston for a three-game series beginning Monday...The Padres will host the Mets for three games starting the same day.