Padres blank Cardinals

Padres blank Cardinals

Two San Diego pitchers combined for a three-hit shutout on Friday, lifting the Padres to a 7-0 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals at Petco Park.

The Padres were home favorites at -210, and the seven runs scored were a PUSH with the posted total of 7.

Jake Peavy (5-1) went seven innings, allowing three hits. Russell Branyan was 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and four RBI for the Padres.

Kip Wells (1-7) allowed four runs on seven hits over six innings, and Scott Rolen was 1-for-3 for the Cardinals.