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Padres Blank Cubs In Pitchers Duel

Last updated on Tuesday, August 7, 2012

(San Diego, CA) Eric Stults and four relievers combined on a five-hit shutout as the San Diego Padres blanked the Chicago Cubs 2-0.

The Padres scored both runs in the fourth inning with Yonder Alonso and Everth Cabrera collecting RBI singles off Cubs starter Travis Wood.

Stults went five and a third innings, allowing all five Chicago hits while walking two to even his record at 2-2.

Brad Brach, Dale Thayer, Lance Gregorson and Huston Street combined to pitch three and two-thirds innings of hitless relief with Street recording his 19th save.

Wood allowed two runs on five hits over six innings to fall to 4-8. The Cubs have lost six games in a row.

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