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Padres down Nationals; avoid sweep

Chase Headley belted a two-run homer and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

The Padres won the game as -162 favorites, and the eight runs made it OVER the posted over/under (7.5) set by sportsbooks.

Mat Latos homered and tossed seven scoreless innings with eight strikeouts to earn the victory for the Padres.

Luis Atilano gave up eight hits and four runs over 5 1-3 innings in the loss.