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ChiCub 2 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 8 11 0
Ari 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 2
Date of game: 4/2/2012

Recap: Arizona vs. Chicago Cubs

Scottsdale, AZ (Sports Network) - Starlin Castro went 2-for-3 with a run batted in and two runs scored as the Cubs took down the Diamondbacks, 8-3, in spring training.

Alfonso Soriano, Jeff Baker and Geovany Soto knocked in two runs apiece for the Cubs. Jay Jackson pitched four innings in the start, giving up three runs on five hits.

Arizona starter Patrik Corbin was tagged for seven runs -- six earned -- on six hits in 5 1/3 innings. Chris Young and Lyle Overbay each homered in defeat.

Game Notes

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