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Matt Kemp hits the first Padres home run of 2016

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Kemp pads the Padres' lead over the Rockies with a 3-run dinger.

San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

The Padres went into this series at Coors Field with no runs on the year and having broken the all-time MLB record for scoreless streaks to start the season. Well, that has all changed. Not only did they break the streak and finally get on the board in a BIG way with a six-run 4th inning. Now they've gotten another first out of the way.

Matt Kemp hit the first home run of the season for the team in the top of the 5th against Colorado reliever Justin Miller. It was a beautiful three-run shot to left center that put the Padres ahead 9-5.

And no, the fact that all this is happening at Coors Field doesn't make it feel any less awesome. Keep it going, Friars!