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PHOENIX -- Martin Prado joked that he had better be careful or hell get a reputation as a hothead. Vans Old Skool Tilbud . The Arizona third baseman was ejected for the first time in his 933 big league games in the Diamondbacks 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. "I was trying to make it to a thousand," he said. "I came up short." Manager Kirk Gibson was also tossed after he came out to argue following Prados ejection. "Prads not a hothead," Gibson said. "He said something I guess the home plate umpire didnt like." Paul Goldschmidt homered and Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles for Arizona. Anthony Rizzo homered twice for the Cubs. Rizzo moved into a tie with Miamis Giancarlo Stanton for the NL home run lead at 22 with his sixth career multi-homer game, second this season. He homered twice at Milwaukee on May 31. Eury De La Rosa (1-0) gave up a run in one inning and got the win. Brian Schlitter (2-3) allowed a run in two-thirds of an inning for the loss. Prado was thrown out when he said something as he ran past plate umpire Cory Blaser after grounding out in the eighth. He had to be restrained by teammates after he was tossed. "Its part of the game. Theres a lot of emotions," Prado said. "I think I just overreacted, but the most important thing is we won the game. Guys were messing with me and said You have to get ejected every day." Catcher Miguel Monteros throwing error put a runner on third with one out in the ninth, but Addison Reed got out of it, getting Ryan Sweeney to pop out and fanning Welington Castillo for his 22nd save in 27 chances. The Diamondbacks Trevor Cahill, in his first start since April 13, allowed three runs on four hits in five innings. The left-handed batting Gregorius, 2 for 20 against lefties this season to that point, singled off left-hander Zac Rosscup to bring home what proved to be the deciding run in Arizonas three-run sixth. "The at-bat of the game," Prado said. Rizzo hit a two-run homer off Cahill far over the swimming pool area in right field in Chicagos three-run fourth. He added a booming solo shot to centre off De La Rosa in the sixth. The last player voted by fans onto the NL squad at the All-Star game, Rizzo is one homer shy of his total for last season. "That is cool," he said. " ... You want to keep on having good at-bats, not trying to hit home runs, just trying to hit the ball hard. " Ender Enciarte, just in the game as a defensive replacement in centre, ran down Rizzos shot to deep left-centre in the eighth. Gibson said David Peralta, shifted from centre to left, probably wouldnt have had the speed to get to the ball. Goldschmidts 17th home run was an opposite-field solo shot that barely cleared the fence in right and ended the night for Cubs starter Edwin Jackson. Cubs manager Rick Renteria said Jackson "kept us in the ballgame and Rizz had an All-Star night, two homers. "We didnt get a whole lot more after that, but even in the end we had a chance, but werent able to get that tying run in there," Renteria added. Cahill was demoted from the rotation to the bullpen after going 0-4 with a 9.17 ERA in his first four starts. The right-hander was designated for assignment on June 9, making one start for Class A Visalia and six for Triple-A Reno. "It felt good," he said. "Im competing at the highest level, starting, which Ive done my whole life. It was fun to be back out there and know I had the ball for as far as I could go." Notes: Arismendy Alcantara, in his sixth game since being recalled from Triple-A Iowa, stole second twice. ... In the second game of the series Saturday night, the Cubs send Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96 ERA) to the mound against the Diamondbacks Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18). Vans Old School .C. -- The Steve Smith era in Carolina is over. Vans Toy Story Old Skool . During halftime, Love told The Associated Press he would receive treatment Saturday night and hoped to play Monday night against Houston. "I knew that my quad was bothering me pretty bad so I went out there and tried to move around a little bit and it just wasnt quite right," Love said.CINCINNATI, Ohio -- An error that let in a run, a two-run homer that turned things around. Jay Bruces introduction to first base ended up being a big hit. Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in an unearned run Monday night, but later homered to help the Cincinnati Reds rally for a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a five-game series. "I ended up falling back on being a baseball player," Bruce said. "In the end, I drove in more than I let in. It was definitely fun. I felt bad about missing that ball. That was a tough play, but its a play I expect to make and should make." Billy Hamilton drove in a career-high four runs with a single and a bases-loaded triple. The Reds have won 11 of their last 16 games despite getting little production from injured first baseman Joey Votto, who had another test on his troublesome left thigh on Monday. The Reds were awaiting results before deciding whether to put him back on the disabled list. Mike Leake (7-7) gave up a two-run homer to Anthony Rizzo and an unearned run off Bruces error during seven innings. Leake is 8-2 in his career against Chicago, including 4-0 in his last four starts with a 1.71 ERA. After Bruces error let in a run that tied it 1-all in the fifth, he singled and scored on Devin Mesoracos double off Edwin Jackson (5-9). Bruce hit a two-run homer off left-hander James Russell in the seventh. Hamilton tripled home the three runs in the eighth. Chris Coghlan had four hits for the Cubs, who stranded six runners in scoring position. They had a runner thrown out at the plate in the sixth when Skip Schumaker -- filling Bruces spot in right field -- nailed Welington Castillo as he tagged from third on a fly ball. Votto, the NLs MVP in 2010, has missed the last two games with a strained muscle above his left knee, an injury that sidelined him for 23 games starting in May. Hes batting only .250 with no homerss since his return. Vans Classic Slip On Sort. . Bruce volunteered to move to first base to help the short-handed Reds, who have no experienced backup at the position. He was on the field four hours before the game taking grounders and getting tips on how to cover the base in various situations. "It was an experience, but one I hope I dont have to prolong," said Bruce, who expects to play first base occasionally. Bruce made a couple of nice plays on ground balls and plucked a low pickoff throw out of the dirt. His first error in the infield helped the Cubs tie it 1-all in the fifth. "I thought he did a good job," Leake said. "Its not easy for an outfielder to come in and play the infield like that." With two outs, Coghlan singled and went to third on Justin Ruggianos single. Bruce reacted slowly to Rizzos grounder toward the line, and it tipped off his glove for an error. "I thought he did a terrific job," manager Bryan Price said. "There was that one tough play that I didnt think was an error. I dont know if it was an error or not, but thats how they scored it. In the end, he just played the position and just did a terrific job." Bruces homer was his second in two days and his 49th off a lefty in the last five seasons, the most by any batter in the majors. NOTES: The game was delayed by rain for 21 minutes in the middle of the third inning. ... The teams play a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday, the first game making up for a rainout on April 28. The Cubs will go with LHP Travis Wood (7-6) and LHP Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0). Cincinnati will use Johnny Cueto (8-6) and LHP David Holmberg (0-0). ... Its the first time the Cubs and Reds have played a five-game series since 1999. ... Former Nasty Boys relievers Rob Dibble, Norm Charlton and Randy Myers threw ceremonial pitches. Dibble had some history with the Cubs, plunking Doug Dascenzo in the back of the legs after his squeeze bunt during a game at Wrigley Field in 1991. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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