Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer and Chris Young pitched six effective innings to help the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Wednesday night. After giving up a two-run homer to Chase Utley in the first, Young (2-2) kept the Phillies off balance with a variety of pitches, allowing three hits over his last five innings.
He struck out six and walked three to help get the Padres their second win in nine games. Joe Thatcher and Heath Bell each pitched a scoreless inning and Trevor Hoffman got his fifth save in seven opportunities with a scoreless ninth. Jamie Moyer (1-2) gave up nine hits and four runs in 5 1-3 shaky innings. (Read more baseball stories.)