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Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

CHICAGO -- A quick look at the Chicago Cubs’ 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday at Wrigley Field.

The good: Randy Wells earned the win, pitching six strong inning while allowing just one run, a leadoff shot by Arizona’s Willie Bloomquist. Alfonso Soriano homered for the second straight game. The veteran outfielder also contributed an RBI single. After a blown save by closer Carlos Marmol on Sunday, five bullpen pitchers combined to shut out Arizona over the last three innings.

The bad: First baseman Carlos Pena sprained his thumb on a throw from Starlin Castro in the eighth. Pena is day-to-day.

Beyond the box score: Just 26,292 seats were sold, the smallest paid crowd in nine years at the Friendly Confines.

Up next: Right-hander Andrew Cashner makes his first major league start against the Diamondbacks. Righty Barry Enright goes for Arizona.