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Petit, J. Casilla roughed up in loss to Padres

Lincecum tosses two shutout innings in first start of spring

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tommy Medica continued his torrid hitting Monday by belting a two-run homer during a six-run sixth inning that propelled the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants, 7-2.

Alexi Amarista opened the scoring in the sixth against Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit with a leadoff home run. Xavier Nady singled, Kyle Blanks walked and Nick Hundley singled. That scored Nady while Blanks was thrown out at third base.

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After Reymond Fuentes singled, Jose Casilla relieved Petit and walked Jace Peterson to load the bases. Up came Yeison Asencio, who lined a two-run single. Medica, a first baseman who's trying to claim a reserve role on the Padres' Opening Day roster, then delivered his homer.

Medica improved to 8-for-11 this spring by adding an eighth-inning RBI double. The Giants avoided a shutout in the bottom half of the inning when Tyler Colvin lined a two-run single.

Earlier, pitching proved dominant. Starters Tim Lincecum of the Giants and Josh Johnson of the Padres set the tone by throwing two scoreless innings apiece.

"Overall, I feel a lot closer to where I was in 2009, 2010, '11," said Johnson, who led the National League in ERA (2.30) in 2010 while a member of the Marlins.

Up next: Expect center fielder Angel Pagan and catcher Buster Posey to be in the lineup Tuesday against the Rockies at 12:10 p.m. PT. Neither played in Monday's game against San Diego. Also, Ehire Adrianza, who's competing with Tony Abreu and Nick Noonan for a utility infield role, could receive his first spring start at second base. Except for one game, Adrianza has played shortstop throughout his entire Minor League career.

Chris Haft is a reporter for Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat.

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