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Cubs-Diamondbacks Preview

(AP) -- Following another big offensive performance in Arizona from Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs can win their first road series against the Diamondbacks in five seasons Sunday.

After blowing a two-run, ninth-inning lead in Friday's 5-4, 13-inning defeat, Chicago (24-18) tied the game with two runs in the eighth and went ahead on Rizzo's three-run homer in the ninth to win 9-6 a night later. Rizzo, who nearly missed a grand slam but settled for a bases-clearing double in the fifth, matched a career high with six RBIs to help the Cubs snap a six-game losing streak to Arizona (20-22).

"You've got to love the fight within the group, man," manager Joe Maddon said. "I'm really proud of our boys."

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Leaders
AVG: A. Rizzo.322
HR: A. Rizzo9
RBI: K. Bryant29
SB: D. Fowler11
W: J. Arrieta4
ERA: J. Hammel2.70
Saves: H. Rondon9
K: J. Arrieta62
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
St. Louis 2816.636-
Chi Cubs 2418.5713
Pittsburgh 2122.4886.5
Cincinnati 1825.4199.5
Milwaukee 1629.35612.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .244 (19)
Runs: 182 (13)
Hits: 352 (20)
Home Runs: 41 (13)
Stolen Bases: 42 (2)
OBP: .324 (9)
SLG: .387 (19)
Total Bases: 559 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.81 (13)
Runs Allowed: 177 (13)
Saves: 11 (17)
Strikeouts: 368 (6)
OpBA: .246 (10)
OBP: .302 (7)
SLG: .387 (12)
Run Support: 4.28 (16)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/19 M. Baxter Purchased From Minors
5/19 P. Coke Designated for Assignment
5/19 J. Lake Called Up from Minors
5/19 Y. Medina Traded Seattle (for C Welington Castillo)
5/19 Y. Medina Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/5 C. Denorfia Strained left hamstring (on 15-day DL)
4/22 D. Fowler Left game - right groin tightness (day-to-day)
4/16 N. Ramirez Right shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
4/15 M. Olt Hairline fracture, right wrist (on 60-day DL)
4/9 T. La Stella Strained right oblique (on 15-day DL)
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