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|Diamondbacks Beat Cubs in Finale of Miserable Season
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Doug Davis gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a win over the Chicago Cubs in the finale of disappointing seasons for both teams.
Davis pitched eight strong innings and Chris Young homered Sunday. leading the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory.
Two years ago, the Diamondbacks swept the Cubs in the first round of the playoffs. This year, both teams can only watch.
Arizona fell from 90-72 two years ago to 82-80 last year to 70-92 this season, the third-worst record in franchise history.
Chicago, without a World Series title since 1908, finished at 83-78, down from 97-64 last year
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