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Cubs Fall to NL West-Leading Padres

CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Correia pitched six scoreless innings and hit an RBI double, leading the San Diego Padres to a 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

Miguel Tejada was 4 for 5 with a double and two RBIs and Chris Denorfia added three hits for the NL West-leading Padres, who have won seven of eight. They moved four games ahead of second-place San Francisco.

After taking two of three from the Giants last weekend, the Padres won behind another strong showing from of one of their starters.

Correia (10-7) allowed five hits and struck out five with one walk. After giving up four hits in the first two innings, he settled down to retire his last eight batters and became the fourth Padres starting pitcher to win at least 10 games this season.

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APNP-08-16-10 2246CDT

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