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Montero and Goldschmidt power D-backs over Cubs


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.

Goldschmidt, with Montero a National League All-Star, went 3 for 3. He also scored three runs and walked twice, raising his batting average to .314.

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.

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