SAN DIEGO (AP) — Robbie Erlin pitched six strong innings, Alexi Amarista and Will Venable homered and the San Diego defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 on Thursday night.
Erlin (4-4), slowed by a sore elbow this season, allowed a run on five hits in his first start since May 17. He struck out four and didn’t walk a batter.
Four relievers finished off the Phillies as the Padres took three of four in the series.
Kyle Kendrick (9-13) struggled in his five innings.
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