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updated: 5/29/2012 8:38 PM

Cubs' Samardzija, Soriano turn boos into cheers

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  • The Cubs' Jeff Samardzija smiles at first-base coach Dave McKay after his RBI single in the fifth inning Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

      The Cubs' Jeff Samardzija smiles at first-base coach Dave McKay after his RBI single in the fifth inning Tuesday at Wrigley Field.
    Associated Press

  • The Cubs' Alfonso Soriano hits a home run in the sixth inning of Tuesday's victory over the Padres.

      The Cubs' Alfonso Soriano hits a home run in the sixth inning of Tuesday's victory over the Padres.
    Associated Press

 
 

Alfonso soriano and jeff samardzija both heard something unusual for them tuesday at wrigley field: huge cheers. the two oft-maligned players played key roles in the cubs' 5-3 victory over the san diego padres. it was the cubs' second straight win after a 12-game losing streak.

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