Tucson Padres: Padres blast 3 homers on way to win at Fresno

2012-08-22T00:00:00Z Tucson Padres: Padres blast 3 homers on way to win at FresnoArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 22, 2012 12:00 am  • 

Jedd Gyorko hit his 21st home run and the Tucson Padres scored three runs in the fourth on their way to a 6-0 win in Fresno.

Blake Tekotte and Jesus Merchan also homered while Tucson starter Andrew Cashner, on a rehab assignment from San Diego, threw two scoreless innings, striking out two and allowing a pair of hits. Kip Wells hurled five shutout innings in relief of Cashner and Jorge Reyes tossed the final two innings.

Fresno left seven runners on base.

Gyorko and Vince Belnome each had multi-hit games for the Padres, who won their second straight.

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