Padres, Diamondbacks report made-up score to league office, play golf

After agreeing that their Wednesday afternoon game was pointless because it meant nothing in the standings and seeing that few fans were in the stands, the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks decided to report a final score of 6-5 to the league office and, instead of playing their scheduled game, hit one of San Diego's many oceanside golf courses. "What a great day," said Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. "I shot a 78 and I got credited with a two-run home run I didn't hit." Commissioner Bud Selig said he is aware what the teams did and that it's not a rare occurrence. "Did you see the World Series last year," he asked. "No, of course you didn't. The ratings were terrible. Game 4 wasn't even played. The Phillies and Rays went bowling that night."


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