Barry Bonds gets pitched around so often that Trevor Hoffman thought he could sneak a first-pitch fastball by him.
After tying the game with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, Bonds won it with a solo shot off Hoffman in the ninth, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
"The pitch I threw is a pitch that's going to make your manager and pitching coach cranky," Hoffman said. "It was a pitch that was good enough to hit out of the ballpark, so it was a pitch that shouldn't have been thrown."
Bonds, who has 91 walks this season, has 24 homers on the year and 591 for his career.
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