Gyorko, Venable homer in San Diego Padres' 5-1 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks
Padres to face Miami Marlins Monday
Jedd Gyorko #9 of the San Diego Padres (C) is congratulated by Will Venable #25 as Chase Headley #7 looks on after he hit a two-run homer during the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park on May 5, 2013 in San Diego.
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SAN DIEGO - Rookie Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run homer with two outs in the sixth and Will Venable followed with a solo shot to help carry Edinson Volquez and the San Diego Padres (13-18) to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Volquez won his third straight start and the Padres, who took two of three from the Diamondbacks, won for the eighth time in 11 games. The Diamondbacks have lost five of six.
Volquez (3-3) has rebounded from a rough opening stretch when he lost his first three starts and saw his ERA balloon to 11.68.
He's 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA in his last four starts.
Padres to face Miami Marlins (10-22) at 7:10 p.m. Monday at PETCO Park.
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