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Cubs get past Diamondbacks

Ted Lilly went seven strong innings on Friday afternoon to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Cubs were winners as -111 home favorites in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day’s posted total (8).

Lilly allowed just one earned run on three hits over his seven innings of work for the Cubs, striking out 10 Arizona batters.

D-Backs starter Dan Haren surrendered two earned runs on five hits over seven innings of work, fanning five.

Derrek Lee homered for Chicago in the win, and Lilly and Alfonso Soriano also drove in runs for the Cubs.

Chris Young homered in a losing cause for the Diamondbacks.