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D-Backs crush Cubs

The Arizona Diamondbacks opened their last series of the season with a 12-3 clubbing of the Chicago Cubs Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Arizona won the game as +145 underdogs, and the 15 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (11.5).

Eric Byrnes led the way with a two-run homer and five RBIS, while Rusty Ryal drove in four runs. Billy Buckner earned the win, allowing six hits and three runs over 6 1-3 innings of work.

Koyie Hill went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored for the Cubs. Tom Gorzelanny gave up seven hits and seven runs over three innings in suffering the loss.