Found September 06, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt broke out of a slump with two hits and two RBIs to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Thursday night. Martin Prado and Aaron Hill also drove in runs for the Diamondbacks, who won their second straight after having lost five of their previous six. Miguel Montero added two hits. Pablo Sandoval had two hits and drove in a run for the Giants, who have lost three of four. Hector Sanchez also drove in a run, and Brandon Belt had two hits. Trevor Cahill (6-10) won his third straight decision since coming off the disabled list. He allowed two runs and six hits in five innings. Ryan Vogelsong (3-5) lost for the first time since since May 15, though he missed 69 games in that span with a fractured right hand. He gave up four runs and eight hits over 4 23 innings.

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