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Upton's 2-run HR in 14th lifts Padres to 5-3 win over Dbacks

Melvin Upton Jr. lifted a high, fly ball to deep center field with two outs in the 14th inning and watched David Peralta run for the fence and leap.

"Man, I didn't know," Upton said. "He did a pretty good decoy."

No worries. The ball cleared the fence for a two-run homer that carried the San Diego Padres to a 5-3 victory against Arizona on Saturday night, the Padres' first victory in five home games this season.

"I was running it out; I wasn't sure," Upton said. "But once I saw him put his back against the wall, I knew I had got it and we had a win."

Upton drove the first pitch he saw from Ruby De La Rosa (0-3) over the...