Phillies Power Hitting Too Much For Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Petco Park doesn't normally surrender a lot of home runs, but last night was an exception.

As it turned out, the consecutive homers allowed by Joe Blanton didn't hurt as much as the ones Kevin Correia gave up.

Chase Utley and Ryan Howard hit back-to-back homers off Correia in the fifth inning helping Philadelphia beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win.

Gonzalez hit his major league-leading 21st homer in the sixth inning off Blanton, followed by Scott Hairston's shot that pulled the Padres to 4-3.

"I knew Gonzalez was hot and just attacked him and just overthrew it. Hot hitter. He got a ball over the plate up a little bit, and that's what happens," Blanton said.

The Phillies answered in the eighth when pinch-hitter Greg Dobbs scored on a Shane Victorino's two-run double.

The Phils' 5-3 win last night ended the Padres 10-game home winning streak.

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