Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/14/14
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Kyle Blanks hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to a snap a 1-1 tie and lift the Padres to their season-high sixth straight victory, a 4-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday. Blanks' eighth home run of the season came off reliever David Hernandez (2-4) and made a winner out of Clayton Richard (2-5), giving the Padres a three-game sweep. Huston Street came on in the ninth to pick up his 13th save in 14 opportunities for the Padres (35-34), who moved above .500 for the first time since closing the 2010 season with a 90-72 record. The Padres have gone 30-19 since May 1, are 21-7 in their last 28 home games and have pulled within two games of the first-place D-backs in the NL West.
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