ChiCub 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Ari 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 3
Date of game: 7/25/2013

Recap: Arizona vs. Chicago Cubs

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Wade Miley worked 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball to guide the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-1 win over the Chicago Cubs in the finale of a four-game set at Chase Field.

Miley (7-8) scattered five hits and three walks while fanning four to earn his third win in four starts.

Miley was hit on the knee with a line drive in the third inning, but remained in the game.

"You have adrenalin, you really don't feel it too much out there. I just tried to go out there and keep us in the game," said Miley.

Aaron Hill went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBI and Cliff Pennington added two hits, including an RBI double, for the D'backs, who have won three of their last five games.

Brad Ziegler stranded a runner in the ninth to earn his fifth save of the season.

Carlos Villanueva (2-7) allowed all three runs on six hits while striking out five over five innings.

Welington Castillo went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Cubs.

Outfielder Alfonso Soriano was a late scratch from the lineup. According to multiple reports, Chicago is on the verge of dealing the 37-year-old to the New York Yankees. Soriano spent the first five seasons of his career in New York before he was traded to the Texas Rangers for Alex Rodriguez.

"I don't know what the Cubs get, but I'm happy. I think they are happy too because they get something back. I'm happy to go back to New York where I started my career," Soriano said after the game.

Arizona jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Adam Eaton walked then scored on Hill's double to left field.

In the fourth, Wil Nieves smacked a ground-rule double to right field and Pennington followed with a ground-rule double of his own to make it 2-0.

Hill added a solo homer in the fifth to give Arizona a three-run edge.

Chicago got on the board in the seventh inning. With a runner on second and two outs, Castillo ripped a double to center field to score Cole Gillespie.

Game Notes

Arizona is 40-4 when leading after eight innings this season ... Ziegler has held opponents scoreless in 11 straight home appearances since May 27 ... Arizona has had games decided by two runs or less in 63 of its 102 games this season ... The Cubs were 1-for-13 with runners in scoring position ... Chicago center fielder Junior Lake extended his hitting streak to seven games.

Dorm Report: The power to surprise

A year ago, very few expected the Auburn Tigers to even compete in the SEC Western Division, let alone win the league and play in the BCS National Championship Game.

NASCAR News
Hamlin's No. 11 team hammered with severe penalties

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Steelers extend Suisham through 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham has signed a four-year contract extension through the 2018 season.

Phillies' Lee heads back to DL

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee is back on the 15-day disabled list after leaving Thursday's start against the Washington Nationals.

Flyers G Mason breaks finger

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason broke the little finger on his right hand and will miss around two weeks of on-ice training, the team announced Thursday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.