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Upton, Solarte Lead Padres Over Mets

Upton, Solarte Lead Padres Over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Upton homered and drove in three runs and Yonder Alonso also connected as the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night despite three long balls from Lucas Duda. Duda hit the first of his home runs leading off the second to end Tyson Ross' streak of starts without allowing one at 16, a Padres record. Ross (7-8) hadn't given up a homer since April 28, a span of 100 innings. Duda also connected in the sixth off Kevin Quackenbush and in the ninth off Marcos Mateo. Duda has six homers in the last four games after going through an extended slump. As rumors spread throughout Citi Field that the Mets have acquired outfielder Carlos...

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