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D-backs score 5 in the 7th to beat Padres 5-2

Published: Friday, May 24 2013 11:21 p.m. MDT

Arizona Diamondbacks' Martin Prado fields a ground ball hit by San Diego Padres' Nick Hundley during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Phoenix.  (Matt York, Associated Press) Arizona Diamondbacks' Martin Prado fields a ground ball hit by San Diego Padres' Nick Hundley during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Phoenix. (Matt York, Associated Press)

PHOENIX — Brandon McCarthy pitched seven effective innings for his second straight win and Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run double to cap Arizona's five-run seventh inning, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

Arizona managed two hits over the first six innings against Eric Stults (4-4) before breaking it open in the seventh.

Martin Prado had a run-scoring double, pinch-hitter Wil Nieves followed with another and A.J. Pollock added an RBI single for his third hit. Goldschmidt capped it with a double off Anthony Bass to put Arizona up 5-1.

McCarthy (2-3) allowed a run and five hits and Heath Bell worked around two runners in the ninth for his seven save.

Everth Cabrera led off the eighth inning with a homer off David Hernandez for the Padres, who have lost three straight.

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