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The D'backs finally seem to be finding their grovve with their second comeback win against the Cubs.

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Recaps

D'backs series win BTN - Arizona Sports 620

Paul Goldschmidt leads D'backs pass Cubs - azcentral.com

Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night.

Montero, Goldy power D'backs pass Cubs - Fox Sports Arizona

Wade Miley (6-6) went seven innings, allowing three runs and seven hits, striking out seven with one walk. He is 3-0 in his last four starts. The Diamondbacks tagged Cubs starter Travis Wood (7-9) for seven runs -- five earned -- on eight hits. He lost his third straight start.

Miley tosses seven strong innings for fourth straight quality start - dbacks.com

For the second night in a row, the D-backs overcame an early deficit to beat the Cubs, clinching the three-game series with a 9-3 victory at Chase Field on Saturday. Down 3-1 in the fifth inning, the D-backs staged a four-run rally that gave them the lead for the first time in the game, which they maintained for the remaining four innings.

Daily D'backs

Hot-hitting Peralta holding his own in center; D'backs news - dbacks.com

David Peralta has made a name for himself at the plate since being called up from Double-A Mobile on June 1. But with the D-backs' outfield getting more crowded, Peralta has been forced to show versatility with his glove.

Report: Tigers inquire about Brad Ziegler, D-backs 'inclined to keep him' - azcentral.com

The Arizona Diamondbacks might be sellers at the upcoming July 31 trade deadline, but at least one player will likely be staying put. According to the Fox Sport's Jon Morisi, the Detroit Tigers have inquired about the services of right-handed reliever Brad Ziegler only to be met with resistance on the other end.

Diamondbacks' Oliver Perez says health is key to his success - azcentral.com

The Diamondbacks raised eyebrows when they signed OliverPerez in early March, giving the rejuvenated yet still historically inconsistent left-hander a two-year contract to pitch out of their bullpen. But more than halfway through the season, it rates as the best move Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers made all offseason.

D-backs try for three-game sweep behind versatile Collmenter - mlb.com game preview

The right-hander will make his first start following the break on Sunday against righty Josh Collmenter and the D-backs as the clubs wrap up the three-game weekend set. Arizona will be looking to complete the sweep over cellar-dwelling Chicago.

Around Baseball

Jackie Bradley Jr. throw a baseball over the outfield wall from home plate - Cut4

Boston Ball Girl Grabs Fair Ball, Immediately Realizes Her Huge Mistake - Bleacher Report