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Chris Owings of the Arizona Diamondbacks turns a double play as Anthony Rizzo slides into second base at Chase Field. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

D-Backs Beat Cubs 4-3 To Take Series

Paul Goldschmidt hit his second home run in three days.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo watches his three-run homer.
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Rizzo Drives In 6, Cubs Rally Late To Beat D-Backs, 9-6

Rizzo’s three-run homer broke a tie in the ninth inning.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2015

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Goldschmidt’s Clutch HR, Ahmed’s Hit Push D’Backs Past Cubs

Arizona prevailed 5-4 in 13 innings on Friday night.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Diamondbacks

Jon Lester opposes Josh Collmenter tonight at Chase Field.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

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30 Players: Tomas’ Time Will Come Sooner Than Later For D-backs

The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.


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Wood Wins Rotation Spot, Homers For Cubs In Loss To D-Backs

Hours after securing the last spot in the Cubs’ rotation, Travis Wood hit his second home run of the spring as a pinch hitter.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2015

Cubs righty Edwin Jackson. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Edwin Jackson Goes 4 Innings, But Cubs Lose To D-Backs, 9-5

Starlin Castro hit a two-run double, and Edwin Jackson pitched four innings.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

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Diamondbacks Beat White Sox, 6-2

Chicago’s Carlos Rodon settled down after control issues in the first inning for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

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White Sox Tie Diamondbacks, 3-3

Jose Quintana, Chicago’s likely No. 3 starter, allowed one run and three hits in two innings while striking out three.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

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Levine: Montero Deal A Sign Cubs Moving Forward

Looking for an upgrade in catching and left-handed hitting, Chicago traded for Arizona catcher Miguel Montero.


Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Acquire Montero In Exchange For 2 Minor League Pitchers

Pitching prospects Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley are headed Arizona’s way.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs On Verge Of Acquiring Miguel Montero

Montero had 72 RBIs last season and is considered a strong defensive catcher.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

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Diamondbacks Hire Chip Hale As New Manager

Hale has served as the Athletics’ bench coach for the past three seasons.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

Didi Gregorius of the Arizona Diamondbacks is tagged out at home plate by starting pitcher Edwin Jackson. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rizzo’s 2 Homers Not Enough, Cubs Lose 5-4

Two home runs by Anthony Rizzo weren’t quite enough for the Chicago Cubs.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Aaron Hill  tags out Jose Abreu. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Diamondbacks 5-1

Chase Anderson won his major league debut, Gerardo Parra and Miguel Montero homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Sunday.


Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano can't make a catch on a triple by the Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubby Occurrence Mars Wrigley Centennial

Leading 5-2 with newly anointed closer Pedro Strop on the hill, things where looking good for starter Jeff Samardzija. Leaving with the lead, the 29-year-old pitcher watched the bullpen give up 5 runs in the ninth in a 7-5 loss.


Mike Olt watches his three-run homer.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hammel, Olt Lead Cubs Past D-backs

Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.


Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs watches his three-run home run as he runs up the first base line during the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Welington Castillo #5 and Ryan Kalish #51 scored on the home run.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Beats Diamondbacks With His Arm And His Bat

Travis Wood picked up his first win of the season Monday night against Arizona.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run In Cubs’ Win

Travis Wood was so dangerous at the plate Monday night that Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson actually changed pitchers before the Cubs starter could bat with the bases loaded in the sixth.