Batting for the eighth time in the game — and facing a catcher he later called the best position player he's ever seen pitch — Wil Myers got something he liked and hammered it.
Myers homered for the fourth time in two days, connecting in the 16th inning off Arizona Diamondbacks backstop Jeff Mathis to send the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory Sunday.
Myers, who hit three home runs Saturday, clubbed a 3-2 pitch from Mathis (0-1) over the right-field fence with two outs. Mathis was making his first pitching appearance since 2012 and the third of his career. He moved to the mound after catching 15 innings.
"After the first couple of pitches I was like, I have...