Padres cruise past Marlins

4:23 AM, Jun 29, 2013   |    comments
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Miami, FL (Sports Network) - The San Diego Padres utilized spacious Marlins Park to top the Miami Marlins, 9-2, in the opener of a four-game set.

Logan Forsythe led San Diego's offensive barrage. He had three hits including a two-run home run.

Will Venable knocked in three runs on three hits.

Edinson Volquez (6-6) capitalized on the run support to earn the win. The right-hander gave up two runs on seven hits and struck out eight in six innings.

The Padres roughed up Ricky Nolasco (4-8) for six runs -- five earned -- on 11 hits in five-plus innings. Eleven of the 19 balls put in play against Nolasco turned into hits.

Giancarlo Stanton doubled in a run and scored another for Miami, which ended its three-game winning streak.

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