Posted September 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
Rookie Casey Kelly carried a shutout into the seventh inning and Jesus Guzman hit a three-run homer, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Kelly (2-1), making his fourth major league start, kept the Rockies off balance with a mixture of fastballs and curveballs. Colorado advanced just one runner to third base against Kelly through six innings. Colorado finally reached the rookie for three runs in the seventh. Kelly allowed three runs - two earned - on seven hits over six-plus innings. He struck out six in winning for the first time since his major league debut Aug. 27. Luke Gregerson pitched a perfect ninth for his eighth save in 12 chances. Rookie Drew Pomeranz (1-9) dropped his sixth straight decision for Colorado, which lost for the eighth time in its last 10 games. The Rockies need to win 10 of their last 18 games to avoid tying the franchise's worst record at 67-95. San Diego has won eight of 10 overall and 12 of 15 at...
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