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MLB: San Diego 6, Arizona 4

June 16, 2013 at 1:11 AM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, June 16 (UPI) -- Yasmani Grandal clobbered a go-ahead, three-run homer Saturday and the San Diego Padres went on to defeat Arizona 6-4 for a fifth straight victory.

The Padres were trailing 3-0 in the fourth when Chase Headley came through with a run-scoring single and Logan Forsythe added a sacrifice fly.

Jesus Guzman kept the inning alive with a two-out single, putting two men aboard, and Grandal followed by bashing a pitch 442 feet into deep left-center field for the decisive blow.

All five of San Diego's fourth-inning runs were unearned after an error by Arizona shortstop Didi Gregorius had opened the floodgates.

Kyle Blanks also went deep for the fourth-place Padres, who pulled to within three games of National League West-leading Arizona with the series-clinching victory.

Jason Marquis (9-2) ran his unbeaten streak to 10 straight starts, taming the Diamondbacks on three runs over 6 2/3 innings. He overcame four walks and struck out three.

Arizona starter Wade Miley (4-6) was tagged for six runs (one earned) on six hits over six full innings.

Miguel Montero went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer for the D-backs.

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