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Erlin, Cabrera lead Padres to 4-3 win over Toronto

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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Robbie Erlin works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning in an interleague baseball game, Saturday, June 1, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) San Diego Padres starting pitcher Robbie Erlin works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning in an interleague baseball game, Saturday, June 1, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Robbie Erlin won his first major league start after being called up to help a depleted staff, Everth Cabrera had three hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 for the second time Saturday.

Erlin (1-0) was recalled from Triple-A Tucson because scheduled starter Clayton Richard was forced to pitch two innings in relief in the Padres' 17-inning, 4-3 win that began Friday night and ended early Saturday.

Erlin, a left-hander, made two appearances in his previous stint with San Diego earlier this season, but started for the first time and allowed two runs over 6 2-3 innings. He gave up eight hits and struck out four while not issuing a walk.

San Diego opened the second inning with three consecutive hits that evened the score 1-all against Toronto starter Mark Buehrle. Cabrera reached on an infield single that Buehrle fielded and threw wide past first base as two more runs scored.

Buehrle (2-4) allowed four runs — three earned — and a season-high 10 hits over six innings. He struck out two and walked one.

Adam Lind had two hits against Erlin, including a solo homer in the fourth. Lind also had a hit taken away by a diving catch by left fielder Carlos Quentin in the sixth.

Luke Gregerson allowed a run in the ninth but converted his first save in two opportunities. Gregerson filled in for closer Huston Street, who earlier in the day was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf muscle.

NOTES: Buehrle has not allowed a home run in five straight starts after giving up 11 homers in his first seven games. ... Richard will start Tuesday in Los Angeles. . RHP Ramon Ortiz (1-2, 5.01) will start on Sunday for Toronto after being recalled prior to Saturday's game when Brandon Morrow was placed on the DL with a forearm strain. . RHP Edinson Volquez (4-5, 5.20) starts for San Diego on in the series finale on Sunday.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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