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Soriano Sparks Cubbies' Rally

Six run seventh ruins strong outing by Arizona rookie

(Newser) - Alfonso Soriano had four hits, including a go-ahead double in a six-run seventh inning, and showed some flair on the bases to help the Cubs beat Arizona 7-2. Kosuke Fukudome's first homer since opening day capped the seventh-inning rally as the Cubs won their second straight against the team that... More »

Three-Run Ninth Leads Mets Over Diamondbacks

Santana and Haren duke it out; neither gets the win or loss

(Newser) - First baseman Conor Jackson's ninth inning throwing error allowed Carlos Beltran to score the go-ahead run from second and the New York Mets went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 yesterday. The Mets won at Arizona for the 15th time in 17 tries and handed the Diamondbacks' just their... More »

Owings Leads D-Backs Past Rockies

Spoils home opener for defending NL champs

(Newser) - The Colorado Rockies celebrated their NL championship Friday with a pregame jubilee filled with fireworks, fly-bys and flashbacks, then played nothing like the charmed team that won its first pennant six months ago. Arizona right-hander Micah Owings (1-0) struck out a career-best nine batters and allowed just one run... More »

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