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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Arizona sports news from The Associated Press

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CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks last night. Brandon McCarthy (0-4) managed to lower his ERA from 7.11 to 6.23. He allowed five runs - one earned - and seven hits in five innings.

DENVER (AP) - Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer leading off the fifth and Franklin Morales outdueled Madison Bumgarner, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants last night. Troy Tulowitzki also added a solo shot for the Rockies, who have hit seven homers in two nights against the Giants.

SEATTLE (AP) - Collin McHugh struck out a career-high 12 in his season debut, and Jason Castro, Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez homered to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. McHugh (1-0), called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City for the start, struck out the first three batters of the game to set the tone for his first win in 10 career starts.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings last night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead. The Sharks survived a much-improved effort from their bitter California rivals after two blowout wins in San Jose.

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