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Napoli Homers Twice, Rangers Beat Padres

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Napoli Homers Twice, Rangers Beat Padres

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Mike Napoli at BP.

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Mike Napoli hit his first two home runs of the spring and Ian Kinsler had three hits, leading the Texas Rangers past a San Diego Padres split squad 10-9 on Tuesday.

San Diego starter Cory Luebke gave up five runs and eight hits and a walk over 4 1-3 innings. Luebke had allowed only three runs in 14 innings during his four previous starts.

Jeremy Hermida homered on consecutive pitches in the first and third for the Padres. Jeff Gyorko, Yasmani Grandal and Andy Parrino also went deep for San Diego.

Joey Butler tripled home the tying run in the bottom of the ninth and scored on a wild pitch to win it.

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