Padres' pitching silences Mariners
San Diego starter Chris Paddack allowed one hit and struck out nine and walked only one in seven innings and Ian Kinsler's second-inning homer made the difference as San Diego beat Seattle 1-0 Wednesday at Petco Park.
Felix Hernandez had a strong start, giving up only Kinsler's home run and two other hits while striking out eight and walking one in seven innings.
But, Paddack and two relievers were better, as Seattle managed only singles by Daniel Vogelbach and Domingo Santana.
The Padres (14-11) won both home games against the Mariners (16-11).
Seattle returns to T-Mobile Park for four games against Texas and two against the Chicago Cubs.
Marco Gonzales (4-0, 3.32) pitches for Seattle opposite Adrian Sampson (0-1, 5.50) in the opener of the Texas series at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Mariners have lost nine of their past 12 games.
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