|Kennedy goes seven innings for Diamondbacks|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 26 March 2012 14:13|
Arizona's opening-day starter gave up one run, five hits, walked two and struck out two.
First baseman Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run and right fielder Justin Upton had two doubles, an RBI and scored a run for Arizona.
Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz pitched a perfect ninth for the save.
Cubs starter Jay Jackson went four innings and allowed three runs and seven hits.
Blake Dewitt and Ian Stewart hit back-to-back doubles in the seventh inning for the Cubs' run off Kennedy.