Short hops

Short hops

• The Padres have switched up their starting rotation for the rest of the series. Jason Marquis, scheduled to start Sunday, will pitch Saturday night on normal rest. Clayton Richard was pushed from Saturday to Sunday.

• D-backs pitcher Ian Kennedy has appealed the 10-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball for his role in a benches-clearing brawl Tuesday night with the Dodgers and is still scheduled to pitch Sunday against the Padres at Petco Park.

Scott Bair is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.