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Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 0

Much better.

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs Jim Young-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona had much less trouble dealing with the elements this afternoon at Wrigley Field, on both sides of the ball. First inning home-runs from Eduardo Escobar and David Peralta staked the Diamondbacks to a 2-0 lead, and a Jarrod Dyson sacrifice fly extended the edge in the next frame. A three-run sixth inning put the game away for Arizona, keyed by a two-run homer from John Ryan Murphy. Christian Walker went 4-for-4, raising his season average to .353.

Meanwhile Zack Greinke was putting up the zeroes, to secure his first career win at Wrigley. He went six shutout innings, on three hits and two walks with four strikeouts. He was followed to the mound by the recently rolled-up Taylor Clarke, who made his major-league debut. He tossed three scoreless innings, (I'm guessing) to be credited with a save. Clarke also got a hit in his first MLB at-bat, with an infield single.

The full recap will be a while since I'm attending LepreCon this weekend with Mrs. Snakepit, who is currently doing a Game of Thrones jewelry class. :)