Willson Contreras put the equalizer with a homer, Javier Báez scored the winning run in a rival error and Wade Davis came out of a nag in the ninth to lead a 3-2 victory Monday of the Chicago Cubs over the San Fathers Diego.
Anthony Rizzo returned to shine in the first round at bat, extending to 13 games his personal record of hits with hits when going of 3-2 with a driven one. Chicago won their second straight game to improve to 35-34.
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José Pírela and Yangervis Solarte connected solitary homers for the Padres, although a mistake by Pírela allowed the victory race.
Héctor Rondón (2-1) threw a blank inning to take the win. Davis was seen with runners in second and third with an out, but he struck out Wil Myers and got Hunter Renfroe to take a ground out to take his 14th save in 14 chances.
Kirby Yates (1-1) admitted a dirty run and loaded with the loss.
By the Padres, the Venezuelans Jose Pírela of 4-2 with an annotated and one towed; Yangervis Solarte of 4-2 with an annotated and one impelled. Dominicans Erick Aybar of 3-1; Franchy Cordero 1-0.
For the Cubs, Willson Contreras 4-1 with a scored and a towed. The Puerto Rican Javier Bárez of 3-2 with an annotated one.