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Gonzalez leads Padres past Giants 4-2

SAN FRANCISCO a€” Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, helping the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Wednesday.

Wade LeBlanc (2-1) pitched a career-high seven innings to win his second straight start. Oscar Salazar also homered for the Padres, who have won 10 of their last 13 series.

Andres Torres hit a two-run homer for the Giants. The NL wild-card contenders have lost three of their last four.

Barry Zito (9-12) gave up three runs on six hits over five innings. He walked two and struck out two.

Gonzalez hit his 37th home run, a two-run shot in the third, to establish a career-high.

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