San Diego Padres defeat New York Mets, 6-2

SAN DIEGO - Francisco Rodriguez, who set the single-season save record with the Angels last season, has been anything but steady for the Mets this week.

K-Rod, albeit hurt by a seemingly blown call at the plate, blew his second straight save by allowing a career high-tying five runs in the ninth - the last four on a game-ending grand slam by rookie Everth Cabrera - as the Mets lost to the Padres, 6-2, Friday night.

Rodriguez (2-3) inherited a one-run lead in the ninth a...