Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 9/19/12
The Arizona Diamondbacks' struggles with the San Diego Padres this season have proved costly, but they're hoping it's not too late to turn things around. After a rare win over San Diego in this series opener, the Diamondbacks will go for their third straight victory Wednesday night when they continue this three-game set at Chase Field. Arizona (73-74) had lost eight of nine to the Padres since the beginning of July - including six straight at home - heading into Tuesday's contest, but won 3-2 to stay 4 12 games behind St. Louis for the second NL wild card. The Cardinals also won, and four other teams still sit between those two clubs in the standings. San Diego (71-77) had averaged 6.78 runs in the previous nine games in the series before running into Ian Kennedy, who allowed one run in eight innings. "They were playing pretty good, they've beaten a lot of people," Kennedy said. "They've taken care of us the last few times here. They are a good team." Trevor Cahill (11-11, 3.92...
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