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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Odrisamer Despaigne pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Despaigne (3-3) struck out eight and walked two for San Diego, which has won 10 of 13. Chris Nelson drove in two runs in the eighth inning for the Padres.
Alexi Amarista and Abraham Almonte also drove in runs. Yasmani Grandal had two of the Padres' six hits.
Yohan Flande (0-5) went six innings and gave up four hits and two runs as Colorado lost for the fifth time in six games.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Josh Rutledge can't manage a flip throw to second trying to get the force out after fielding a grounder behind second base hit by Abraham Almonte in the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Yohan Flande backhands a slow roller hit by San Diego Padres' Yangervis Solarte in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in San Diego. Flande got the out at first. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)