WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local Sports

WJBD - Local Sports - Marquis Wins 5th Straight, Padres Beat Cards 4-2

Marquis Wins 5th Straight, Padres Beat Cards 4-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jason Marquis combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to win his fifth straight start and Will Venable homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

Marquis (6-2) has won five straight starts for the first time since 2007 with the Chicago Cubs. He allowed two runs, one earned, on three hits in six innings while striking out three and walking four.

Chris Denorfia went 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Padres, who have won three straight and five of seven. Huston Street pitched the ninth for his 11th save in 12 chances. 

Venable homered into the Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Deck atop the right-field fence leading off the seventh, his seventh. It came on the second pitch from Mitchell Boggs, who just returned from a demotion to Triple-A Memphis. 

See other LocalSports news:

The Central City Citians Softball team recently finished 1st at the Altamont Lutheran Softball Invitational
Week 2 Of HS Football
Checking out the other local sports games going on today…
SC 2-0 After Win Over St Elmo...
Prep Volleyball Results...




This Site logo