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Snake Bytes 8/12: Well, That Was Ugly

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The Cubs jumped out to an early lead in the first and then poured it on late to secure the win.

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Chicago 8, Arizona 3

The Cubs took advantage of some early wild pitching to score two in the first, and while the Diamondbacks tried to claw their way back into the game, T.J. McFarland had a rough outing, giving up three more runs in the eighth.

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