San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Edinson Volquez tossed 6 2/3 scoreless
innings on Sunday and the San Diego Padres blanked the Seattle Mariners, 2-0,
in the finale of a three-game interleague series at Petco Park.
Volquez (4-7) allowed four hits with three walks and four strikeouts to notch
the win. Joe Thatcher got the final out of the seventh, Luke Gregerson pitched
a scoreless eighth and Huston Street recorded his 10th save of the season with
a clean ninth inning.
Alexi Amarista provided the only offense of the day with a two-run, ground-
rule double for the Padres, who had lost four of their last five contests
entering play on Sunday. Mark Kotsay went 3-for-3 in the triumph.
Hector Noesi (2-9) allowed two runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and
three walks over six innings. He also went 2-for-2 at the plate for the
Mariners, who have dropped three of four.
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