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Padres shortstop Miguel Tejada and second baseman David Eckstein made several nice plays, as did Cubs first baseman Xavier Nady.
The Padres had runners on first and second and two outs in the first when Nady fielded Stairs' hard grounder and stepped on the bag to end the threat. Nady made another big play in the second. After Torrealba drew a leadoff walk, Nady leaped to catch Headley's line drive and doubled off Torrealba.
With runners on first and second in the top of the fifth, Eckstein made a diving stop of Kosuke Fukudome's grounder and flipped it to Tejada to force Zambrano at second for the third out.
In the sixth, Starlin Castro's grounder glanced off Stauffer and Tejada barehanded it and threw him out.
NOTES: Padres ace Mat Latos will try to bounce back from a three-game losing streak Tuesday night when he's scheduled to start opposite Ryan Dempster. Latos is 0-3 with 16 runs allowed in 10 1-3 innings in his last three starts after going 9-1 with 17 runs allowed, 16 earned, in 96 1-3 innings over his previous 15 starts from June 10-Sept. 7. ... Padres LF Will Venable was a late scratch with a bad back. Stairs started in his place. ... Stauffer is 2-2 with a 1.91 ERA in his last six starts.
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