Cubs Beat Padres 8-6

Chris Denorfia also hit a two-run homer for San Diego

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    CHICAGO, IL - MAY 28: Jeff Suppan #38 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning on May 28, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

    Darwin Barney hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Chicago Cubs an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

    Barney launched an offering from Dale Thayer (0-1) into the left-center field bleachers to give the Cubs a three-game sweep.

    James Russell (2-0) pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the win.

    Carlos Quentin hit two homers and drove in four runs for the Padres. He had six extra-base hits and six RBI in the three-game series.

    Chris Denorfia also hit a two-run homer for San Diego.

    The Cubs tied the game in the eighth when pinch-runner Tony Campana stole second and third with two outs and scored on Starlin Castro's infield single.
     

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