Padres back Cashner with 13 hits, top Phillies 8-2; Friars get 6th win in 7 games

PHILADELPHIA - Jedd Gyorko and Chase Headley each had three hits to back Andrew Cashner's strong pitching in the San Diego Padres' 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

The Padres were going for their sixth win in seven games and fourth in a row as they opened the 10-game road trip in Philadelphia.

Gyorko, who entered in a 3-for-28 slide, scored three runs and drove in another. Headley added two RBIs for the Padres, who have won four straight and six of seven.

Cashner (9-8) earned his first victory since Aug. 2, throwing 7 2-3 masterful innings while limiting the Phillies to four hits and a walk. Philadelphia had won three in a row.

Cashner has gone at least seven innings in each of his last five starts -- allowing seven earned runs.

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