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Originally published Friday, July 27, 2012 at 7:18 PM

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Grandal, Alonso lead Padres over Marlins

Miami natives Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso powered the San Diego Padres to a 7-2 victory over the host Marlins on Friday night.

The Associated Press

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MIAMI —

Miami natives Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso powered the San Diego Padres to a 7-2 victory over the host Marlins on Friday night.

Grandal hit a bases-clearing triple, and Alonso drove in two runs to back the pitching of Kip Wells (2-3).

Carlos Zambrano (5-9) allowed five runs - four earned - and three hits in five innings as the slumping Marlins lost for the eighth time in nine games.

Jose Reyes hit an RBI triple, and Carlos Lee drove him in with a hit to stake the Marlins to a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning, but they couldn't hold it.

San Diego scored five runs in the sixth to turn the game around.

Zambrano had allowed just one hit in the first five innings, but Logan Forsythe led off the sixth with a double, and Jesus Guzman reached on an error by second baseman Emilio Bonifacio. After Zambrano issued back-to-back walks, including Carlos Quention with the bases loaded, Grandal smacked a triple - his first of the season - over the head of center fielder Justin Ruggiano to make it 4-2 and chase Zambrano from the game.

Alonso followed with an RBI single off Chad Gaudin to break an 0 for 21 slump.

The Padres sent 11 batters to the plate in the inning and scored five runs on four hits and three walks.

Alonso added another RBI single in the seventh before Cameron Maybin's RBI double gave the Padres a 7-2 lead.

NOTES: Responding to recent trades made by the Marlins, Miami manager Ozzie Guillen said: "I don't know if people really know (owner Jeffrey) Loria (and the front office), but they're cocky, arrogant, and want to win. The manager is cocky and arrogant, he wants to win. I know they're going to put something together here, I know. We have to do the right thing, make the right moves, think about what we're going to do and build those guys up to have a winning attitude. We're doing that right now." ... Bonifacio was caught stealing for just the third time in 29 chances when Grandal threw him out trying to steal second in the first inning. ... Padres LHP Joe Thatcher was unavailable due to a sore left knee. He is day-to-day. ... RHP Nathan Eovaldi (1-6, 4.15 ERA) will make his Marlins debut on Saturday after being traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Hanley Ramirez deal. Eovaldi will face Padres RHP Ross Ohlendorf (3-0, 5.16 ERA).

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