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MLB: San Diego 6, San Francisco 3

July 25, 2012 at 7:21 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis allowed three runs on three hits over 7 1/3 innings and Jesus Guzman homered twice Wednesday in the San Diego Padres' 6-3 win over San Francisco.

Marquis (4-5) struck out eight and walked one in notching his third win in three starts.

Huston Street tossed 1 1/3 innings of scoreless ball for his 17th save as the Padres avoided a three-game sweep at the hands of the Giants.

Guzman (3-for-4, three runs scored) unloaded a two-run blast with the Padres leading 3-1 in the fifth to break the game open, and added a solo shot in the eighth to cap the Padres' scoring.

Chase Headley contributed a bases-empty home run for San Diego.

Giants starter Tim Lincecum (4-11) struck out eight over 4 2/3 frames surrendered five runs on seven hits and three walks to take the loss.

Ryan Theriot and Melky Cabrera each drove in a run for National League West-leading San Francisco.

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