Padres blank Marlins

Padres blank Marlins

Will Venable belted a two-run homer and the San Diego Padres shut out the Florida Marlins 3-0 Friday night in the opener of a three-game set at Sun Life Stadium.

The Padres won the game as a -110 pick’em, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Clayton Richard allowed five hits over six scoreless innings for the win, and Heath Bell closed out the ninth for his 20th save.

Chris Volstad allowed seven hits and three runs six innings in a losing effort for the Marlins.