Soriano, Navarro Get Key Hits, Cubs Beat Padres
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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run double and Dioner Navarro followed with two-run homer Sunday, leading the Chicago Cubs past the San Diego Padres 9-3.
Christian Villanueva added a two-run homer for the Cubs. He has three hits this spring and all of them are home runs.
Padres starter Jason Marquis threw four scoreless innings and allowed two hits. Reliever Andrew Cashner made his first appearance and had a clean seventh inning after coming back from thumb surgery stemming from a hunting accident in December.
Mark Kotsay hit a two-run double off Cubs starter Scott Feldman.
Padres infielder Logan Forsythe was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and will be out three to four days.
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