Padres beat Cardinals, lock up fifth straight series win

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Padres beat Cardinals, lock up fifth straight series win
Padres beat Cardinals, lock up fifth straight series win

ST. LOUIS Padres manager Andy Green is trying not to get too excited about San Diego's run of success. His players seem to be enjoying it, though. Eric Lauer carried a shutout into the sixth inning, Manuel Margot had three hits and the Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series. San Diego has won 11 of 15 games, including five of its last seven. It's the first time the Padres have won five consecutive series since 2010. "It means we're playing good baseball and that's the most important thing," said shortstop Freddy Galvis, who sparked the attack with a two-run double in the first inning. Marcell Ozuna homered for the Cardinals, who have lost

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