In a back-and-forth game that did not lack for offense, the San Diego Padres scored the final six runs of the game to claim a 12-11 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play on Thursday afternoon. Down 6-5, Chicago scored four runs in the fifth inning, then added two more in the sixth to take an 11-6 lead. But San Diego answered with two runs of its own in the bottom half of the sixth, scored one run in the seventh, and picked up three in the eighth.
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Chris Volstad got the start for Chicago and gave up six runs and nine hits in 4-2/3 innings of work. Darwin Barney had a big day at the plate for the Cubs, going 4-4 with one RBI.
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