Garland, Padres blank Pirates

Garland, Padres blank Pirates

Jon Garland pitched a one-hit shutout through six innings Thursday and the San Diego Padres went on to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0, completing a sweep of the three-game series at Petco Park.

The Padres won the game as -195 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (7) set by sportsbooks.

Ryan Ludwick belted a two-run homer for the Padres, and Garland notched his 11th win of the season. Heath Bell tossed a scoreless ninth to pick up his 34th save.

Zach Duke surrendered six hits and three runs over six innings in the Pirates loss.