SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres didnt get the Los Angeles Dodgers best shot. It might not have mattered. While the Dodgers are preparing for the playoffs, the Padres showed their future has promise behind two rookies. Robbie Erlin allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings and fellow rookie Jedd Gyorko hit his 20th homer to lead the Padres to a 2-0 victory over the NL West champions on Friday night. "Hopefully it is a sign of good things to come," Gyorko said. "Robbie has pitched well the last couple of starts and has to be impressing the coaches. Hopefully I can keep swinging it well and stay hot." The Dodgers, fresh from clinching the division title on Thursday at Arizona, let their backups get the playing time. No Dodgers regulars were in the starting lineup after they secured their 12th NL West championship since divisional play started in 1969. Erlin (3-3) matched his career-high with seven strikeouts as only three Dodgers reached second base against him. Gyorko homered in the fifth inning, becoming the fifth rookie second baseman ever to reach that milestone. Gyorko gave the Padres a 2-0 lead when he hit a fastball from Edinson Volquez (9-12) 417 feet to centre field. Gyorko, who had the games only RBIs, is the first second baseman to hit 20 homers in franchise history. "Jedd thinks he can hit anything," Padres manager Bud Black said. "Twenty homers as a rookie? Thats real and good stuff." Erlin is 2-1 with a 1.82 ERA in four starts since being recalled on Aug. 25, his fourth stint with the Padres. Hes improved the command of his fastball by getting it lower in the zone, and complementing it with a curveball and change-up. "Im just keeping it down because even if you miss over the plate and its down, theres a shot you can get a ground ball," Erlin said. Huston Street worked the ninth to notch his 32nd save in 33 chances after Luke Gregerson recorded an out in the eighth. The Dodgers had runners on first and third in the ninth but Street struck out pinch-hitters Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp. "They dont have much experience pinch-hitting," Street said. "Especially after a well-deserved celebration. They swung and missed and I was happy." Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said while catching the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals for home-field advantage in the playoffs would be beneficial, that didnt trump resting his starters. "The biggest thing we wanted to do was to give guys that have been just grinding it out for months, and are pretty banged up, they just needed a day off," Mattingly said. Volquez pitched well going against his former team, allowing one earned run over 6 1-3 innings. Volquez was the Padres opening day starter the second consecutive season before being released on Aug. 27. "I was excited to come back here and pitch after playing here for almost two years," he said. "Ive got a lot of friends over there. But right now, Im just trying to do my job." While entering the contest 10 games under .500, the Padres had been playing the NLs top teams tough. They were coming off a 6-4 trip in which they took five of seven against the Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates. The Padres scored in the first on Chris Denorfias aggressive base-running. Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordons two-base throwing error placed Denorfia at second with one out. Denorfia stole third before Gyorko grounded out to third baseman Jerry Hairston. Hairston looked Denorfia back, then threw to first baseman Drew Butera. Denorfia broke for the plate when Hairston let the ball go and Buteras relay was just late to get him. "It was a good baseball play," Black said. "Thats good instincts by Deno." Skip Shumaker had three of the Dodgers six hits, including two doubles. NOTES: Mattingly will employ a six-man rotation over the final nine games. 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Watch the 2014 NBA Draft on TSN, Thursday at 7pm et/4pm pt.LONDON - The NFL will stage three more regular-season games at Wembley Stadium in London again next season, including the first-ever division game in England.The schedule also includes games played on consecutive Sundays in London for the first time.The Miami Dolphins will return to London for a third time to face the New York Jets on Oct. 4 in an AFC East matchup.The Jacksonville Jaguars will play the Buffalo Bills on Oct. 25. And, the following week, the Detroit Lions will be back for the second year in a row to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 1.The Dolphins, Jaguars and Chiefs will be the home teams. The Bills, Chiefs and Jets will play regular-season games in Britain for the first time.It is an honour for Kansas City to represent the NFL on an international stage, Chiefs president Mark Donovan said in a statement. We are excited for the opportunity this creates for our fans, our city and the global growth of the Chiefs brand.The league will play the last of three games this year on Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys take on the Jacksonville Jaguars. Earlier this season, the Miami Dolphins beat the Oakland Raiders and the Dettroit Lions defeated the Atlanta Falcons.ddddddddddddhis season was the first time the league played three games at Wembley. There were two games last season, and one in each of the previous six seasons.The Jaguars have agreed to play a home game in London for four years through 2016.The game times for next years games will be announced at a later date.This years Lions-Falcons game kicked off at 1:30 p.m. in London, making it the earliest televised NFL game in the U.S. at 9:30 a.m. on the east coast and 6:30 a.m. on the west coast. All other games have started in the evening London time.We believe we have a great 2015 schedule that will continue to attract new fans to our sport and strengthen the bonds with our existing fans, NFL executive vice-president of international Mark Waller said in a statement. To provide U.K. fans the opportunity to see games on consecutive weekends, to see new teams, and to attend a division game, which feature some of the most passionate rivalries in our sport, are signs of the growth and depth of our U.K. fan base.___Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL ' ' '