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MLB: San Diego 8, Pittsburgh 5

Aug. 12, 2010 at 1:25 AM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez and Jerry Hairston both had two RBI to help San Diego build a seven-run lead Wednesday and the Padres then fought off Pittsburgh 8-5.

The Padres maintained a 2 1/2-game lead over second-place San Francisco in the National League West.

San Diego claimed a 7-0 advantage through six innings, thanks in part to Hairston's two-run homer in the sixth. Gonzalez had an RBI double in the fifth and a run-scoring single in the sixth, and scored a run in the fourth on a wild pitch.

Pittsburgh got back in the game with a four-run seventh, with Ryan Doumit driving in two of the runs on a double.

Kevin Correia (9-7) lasted 6 1/3 innings to get the win. He was charged with all four runs in the seventh to go along with four hits and seven strikeouts.

Heath Bell worked a 1-2-3 ninth to get his 33rd save.

James McDonald (1-2) absorbed the loss, giving up four runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.

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