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Drew saves the day
Late homer lifts D-backs
Stephen Drew hit a tie-breaking solo homer in the eighth inning to put the Diamondbacks ahead for good. Chris Young scored two runs, each on fielder's choices. The D-backs bullpen gave up no runs in five innings.
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 Byrnes' RBI groundout
 Hudson RBI groundout
 Drew's homer
Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2
Shortstop Stephen Drew broke a tie in the eighth on Saturday with his sixth homer. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Series at a glance:
Angel can't rescue Cubs
Angel Pagan did all he could for the Cubs, hitting a two-run triple, but it was not enough, as the Cubs wasted a quality start by Rich Hill in a rare loss. The Cubs were only able to garner four hits all day off D-backs pitchers.
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 Pagan's two-run triple
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 21, 2007
Arizona (51-48)
Won 1
Arizona 3, Chi Cubs 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (51-45)
Lost 1
July 21, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0   3 10 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 2
Standings thru 7/21/07  |  Gameday  |  Diamondbacks Stats  |  Cubs Stats
Young, CF4200122.231
Hudson, 2B5031000.291
Byrnes, RF-LF4011122.309
Jackson, 1B4020112.262
  Valverde, P0000000.000
Reynolds, 3B5000027.263
Hairston, LF3000005.222
  Cruz, P0000000.000
  a-Ojeda, PH1000010.310
  Pena, P0000000.333
  Clark, 1B0000000.240
Drew, SS3121100.243
Snyder, C4020011.227
Owings, P2000012.167
  DaVanon, RF2000022.143

a-Struck out for Cruz in the 8th.

2B: Snyder (5, Howry).
HR: Drew (6, 8th inning off Howry, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hudson 3; Byrnes; Jackson 2; Drew 5; Snyder 3.
RBI: Hudson (48), Byrnes (52), Drew (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Owings; Hairston 3; Young.
GIDP: Jackson.
Team LOB: 11.

SB: Byrnes (25, 3rd base off Hill, R/Hill, K), Young (12, 3rd base off Hill, R/Hill, K).

DP: 2 (Snyder-Hudson, Drew-Hudson-Jackson).

Soriano, LF3000112.299
Theriot, SS3010101.278
Fontenot, 2B2000203.333
Ramirez, 3B4000026.318
Jones, CF4110002.248
DeRosa, 1B2100200.288
Pagan, RF4012011.288
Hill, K, C3000011.171
  b-Floyd, PH1000001.298
Hill, R, P2010011.114
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  a-Moore, PH1000010.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Dempster, P0000000.000

a-Struck out for Wuertz in the 7th. b-Popped out for Hill, K in the 9th.

2B: Jones (15, Owings).
3B: Pagan (2, Owings).
TB: Theriot; Jones 2; Pagan 3; Hill, R.
RBI: Pagan 2 (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones 2; Ramirez; Soriano.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 6.

SB: Fontenot (5, 2nd base off Owings/Snyder), Theriot (16, 3rd base off Owings/Snyder).
CS: Fontenot (2, 2nd base by Cruz/Snyder).

E: Ramirez (5, fielding), Soriano (2, fielding).
DP: (Theriot-Fontenot-DeRosa).

Owings 4.04223304.90
Cruz (W, 4-1)3.00001402.79
Pena (H, 18)1.00001002.14
Valverde (S, 29)1.00001002.61
Hill, R 6.06214603.58
Wuertz 1.01000303.89
Howry (L, 5-5)1.02110214.28
Dempster 1.01000103.28

Pitches-strikes: Owings 95-56, Cruz 39-25, Pena 11-5, Valverde 14-9, Hill, R 115-73, Wuertz 19-15, Howry 18-13, Dempster 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Owings 4-5, Cruz 1-3, Pena 2-1, Valverde 2-1, Hill, R 4-8, Wuertz 0-0, Howry 1-0, Dempster 1-1.
Batters faced: Owings 19, Cruz 9, Pena 3, Valverde 4, Hill, R 28, Wuertz 4, Howry 5, Dempster 4.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:20.
Att: 41,632.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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