Cubs surge late to beat Diamondbacks 6-0

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CHICAGO  — John Lackey struck out nine while pitching into the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs pulled away late to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-0 Friday for their ninth win in 10 games.

Lackey (6-2) combined with three relievers on Chicago’s sixth shutout, scattering five hits over 6 2/3 innings.

Anthony Rizzo drove in the game’s first run with a two-out double in the sixth off Archie Bradley (2-1) that center fielder Chris Owings misjudged.

The Cubs then scored five times with two outs in the eighth. Addison Russell and Javier Baez each hit two-run doubles against Silvino Bracho.

Chicago improved to 7-1 on its 10-game homestand and 38-15 overall, the best record in the majors. The Diamondbacks lost for the eighth time in 11 games.