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Padres beat Mariners to snap losing streak

SAN DIEGO - Adrian Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits, including a home run, and scored the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Thursday to end their major league-record interleague losing streak at 13.

Gonzalez doubled off Miguel Batista (3-2) and scored on Kevin Kouzmanoff's single to left, beating the throw from Endy Chavez. Gonzalez also homered in the sixth, his first in 13 games, to tie Albert Pujols for the major league lead with 23.

Heath Bell (3-1) threw two innings for the win.

The Padres had lost 10 straight games to Seattle in San Diego, and 16 of 20 overall against the Mariners.

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