Upton, Nady power D-backs past Padres 4-3

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By Natalie Rivers By Natalie Rivers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Justin Upton homered twice and Xavier Nady added a two-run shot, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.

Ian Kennedy (12-3) won his fourth straight start, limiting San Diego to two runs and four hits with nine strikeouts over six innings.

Upton reached 20 homers this season and extended his hitting streak to eight games with a pair of solo drives off Cory Luebke (3-5). The slugger also connected in a 6-1 victory Tuesday night in the series opener.

During his hitting streak, Upton is batting .567 (17 for 30) with four home runs and 15 RBIs.