SAN DIEGO — Fernando Valenzuela won for the first time in seven starts and Wally Joyner had three hits, including a two-run homer, as the San Diego Padres beat the Florida Marlins, 6-3, Friday night.
It was the fifth consecutive win for the Padres and the second loss in a row for the Marlins, who had won eight in a row.
The Padres scored three runs in the eighth inning on a double by Tony Gwynn, a single by Treay Beamon that gave the rookie his first three-hit game and a grounder by Terry Shumpert.
Gwynn scored three runs and had two hits in three at-bats.
Florida scored twice in the eighth off Pete Smith on a run-scoring double by Moises Alou and an RBI single by Conine. Edgar Renteria tripled in a run in the ninth off Trevor Hoffman.