National Sports News
Andrew Cashner pitches strong game to lift Padres to 4-2 win over Rockies
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:19 AM EDT
Andrew Cashner pitched into the eighth inning and Chris Denorfia drove in two runs to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
Cashner gave up nine hits and allowed two runs — one earned — with five strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings. Huston Street pitched the ninth for his fifth save.
Justin Morneau went 3 for 3 and drove in both Rockies runs with a solo homer and a sacrifice fly. Jorge De La Rosa (0-3) pitched a season-high six innings, allowing three runs — two earned — and seven hits.