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MLB: San Diego 7, Florida 4

Aug. 29, 2009 at 11:29 PM

MIAMI, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Tony Gwynn's two-run triple in the eighth Saturday helped the San Diego Padres post a 7-4 victory over the Florida Marlins.

Oscar Salazar went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run, and Will Venable hit a solo home run and scored twice for the Padres, who have won four of their last five games.

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Wade LeBlanc gave up four runs on four hits as the San Diego starter, but Adam Russell (1-0) got the win for pitching a scoreless seventh.

Ronny Paulino hit a two-run homer and had three RBI, and Emilio Bonifacio drove in the other run for the Marlins, who have lost their last three games.

Louis Ayala (0-3) took the loss after being charged with three runs on four hits while recording just one out.

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