Some of the 12,000 people who gathered on Art Hill in Forest Park on Sept. 27, 1942, to watch a Civil Defense exercise in protecting against an enemy bombing raid. A flight of 13 bi-planes flew in low and "bombed" a two-story wood-and-canvas building, which was set on fire. Civil Defense aux…
D-backs pitcher Wade Miley throws to a Cubs batter on his way to earning his seventh victory. In the third inning, he was hit with a batted ball in the right knee but remained in the game.
PHOENIX - Aaron Hill was held out of the starting lineup the past two games, a batting slump the main reason for his temporary benching.
Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt applies a late tag to the Cubs' Darwin Barney in the ninth inning at Chase Field. Barney went on to score an insurance run on a hit from rookie Junior Lake as Chicago hung on to hand Arizona its fourth loss in its last five games.
The Cubs' Dioner Navarro celebrates his home run in the second inning. The D-backs, on the other hand, are hitting just .194 in the past 10 games.
Cubs rookie Junior Lake rounds the bases after hitting a homer against D-backs starter Tyler Skaggs in the fifth.
PHOENIX - If their offense doesn't come around rather quickly, the Diamondbacks could find themselves in worse position than just second place in the National League West.
Patrick Corbin was upset after allowing a two-run homer to Chicago's Scott Hairston, but had enough to improve to 9-0.
CHICAGO - Patrick Corbin is finding ways to pile up victories without his best stuff.
Cardinal great Stan Musial waves to fans as he and grandson Brian Schwarze ride into Busch Stadium before the Cardinals home opener against the Chicago Cubs Friday April 13, 2012 at Busch Stadium. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cardinal great Stan Musial visits with Red Schoendienst and other hall of famers before the Cardinals home opener on April 13, 2012. (Photo by Robert Cohen / email@example.com)
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny greets Stan Musial during player introductions before the Cardinals home opener against the Chicago Cubs Friday April 13, 2012 at Busch Stadium. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEN: TODAY - Saturday, October 27, 2012
Marlon Byrd’s baseball story has several chapters and a little bit of everything.
Justin Upton and Aaron Hill exchange high-fives after Upton's booming two-run home run in the fifth inning, his 17th of season.
PHOENIX - Trevor Cahill threw a four-hitter in his third career complete game, Justin Upton drove in three runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks added to Chicago's futility in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Cubs on Saturday night.
• Dodgers 3, Rockies 0: In Los Angeles, Matt Kemp homered twice, Joe Blanton pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and the Dodgers climbed within two games of St. Louis and the second NL wild-card spot with four games left.
D-backs pitcher Ian Kennedy delivers a pitch against the Cubs. He walked six, gave up three runs and four hits to earn the win.
PHOENIX - Justin Upton and Cody Ransom homered to power the Arizona Diamondbacks past the slumping Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Friday night.
Spirit Airlines is adding seasonal daily nonstop service between Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.