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Sep 25, 12:28 AM EDT

Wieland gets 1st win, Padres beat Rockies 4-3

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Joe Wieland earned his first big league win, and Tommy Medica hit a three-run home run and a replay-aided double to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against Colorado in their home finale Wednesday night.

The Padres notched their 76th win with four games to go, matching their victory total from each of the last two seasons.

It was San Diego's 48th home win, setting the franchise single-season record at Petco Park, which opened in 2004.

Colorado's Justin Morneau went 0 for 3 to see his NL-leading average drop two percentage points to .317. Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison went 1 for 5 to drop to .316.

Wieland (1-0) was making his second start and fourth appearance since May 6, 2012. He underwent reconstructive surgery on his right elbow in July 2012, forcing him to miss all of 2013 and part of this season. He was recalled from Triple-A El Paso on Sept. 2. He had a no-decision in a start at Colorado on Sept. 6.

Wieland held the Rockies to three runs and three hits in 5 1-3 innings, struck out five and walked three.

Joaquin Benoit pitched the ninth for his 10th save in

With the Padres trailing 1-0 after Charlie Blackmon homered leading off the game, Medica homered off Yohan Flande into the lower deck on the Western Metal Supply Co. brick warehouse in the left-field corner at Petco Park with two outs in the bottom of the first. It was his ninth. Yangervis Solarte was aboard on a leadoff walk and Yasmani Grandal was on base after getting hit by a pitch.

Blackmon homered to right to open the game, his 19th. It was his fifth this year from the leadoff spot.

The Rockies pulled to 4-3 in the sixth. Wieland walked Rafael Ynoa and Justin Morneau with one out before making way for R.J. Alvarez, who allowed RBI singles to Michael Cuddyer and Corey Dickerson. Cuddyer and Dickerson each had three hits.

Flande (0-6) allowed four runs and four hits in four innings, struck out four and walked one.

Medica doubled down the right-field line in the fourth. It was originally ruled a foul ball by first base umpire Jerry Meals but Padres manager Bud Black challenged and the call was overturned. The Padres loaded the bases but failed to score.


Padres: Manager Bud Black says he'll give it a day or two before deciding if RHP Odrisamer Despaigne will pitch again. The Cuban defector, a rookie, has a sore right side.


Rockies: After a day off Thursday, RHP Jordan Lyles (7-3, 4.15 ERA) is scheduled to start Friday night in the opener of a three-game, season-ending road series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. L.A. counters with RHP Roberto Hernandez (8-11, 4.08).

Padres: RHP Andrew Cashner (5-7, 2.21) is scheduled to start Thursday night in the opener of a four-game, season-ending series at San Francisco. Giants counter with RHP Yusmeiro Petit (5-5, 3.63).

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