Found July 13, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
CHICAGO -- The sun was shining Friday when the Diamondbacks got to Wrigley Field and it was shining when the first of three games with the Cubs went final. It's what happened in between that wasn't so sunny. Between a lengthy rain delay, Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano's big day, Ian Kennedy's brutal start, Jason Kubel's tight hamstring and a 8-1 loss, Friday was not the kind of day the D-backs were looking for when manager Kirk Gibson characterized the coming stretch as his team's "most crucial" this season. "We just didn't play good," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "They kicked our butts in every aspect. We didn't execute any phase of our game. It was disappointing." The D-backs wrapped up the first half last weekend by taking three of four games from the first place Los Angeles Dodgers to enter the break four games back in the NL West. That momentum didnt carry over and it seems the first day of the final stret...
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