Cubs in Haiku: Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 5

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Tyler Colvin is greeted by Marlon Byrd and Alfonso Soriano after hitting a third-inning home run against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. (Tribune photo by William DeShazer)

After Tuesday's win
Cubs are over .500
First time since '09
Before Tuesday's game, @Cubzfan032 alerted me to the fact that with a win the Cubs would be above .500 for the first time since the end of the 2009 season, which they finished with an 83-78 record:
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Although I mentioned that the Cubs were 13-13 as recently as May 2nd of last year, @Cubzfan032 pointed out that his tweet was carefully worded ... "over .500" and, sadly, he was correct.
Fortunately, the Cubs did manage to come back to win after Arizona tied the game with 3 runs in the 7th, assuring a winning series in just their second match-up of the season.  
With Carlos Peña injured, Tyler Colvin got the start at first base and responded with a 2-run homer in the third.  
But the day was spoiled when Andrew Cashner was pulled in the sixth with what was first called "tightness" in his shoulder, but was later reported to be a mild strain of his rotator cuff.  He will be joined on the DL by Randy Wells who has a strained right forearm after his win on Monday. 
It will be Ryan Dempster against Armando Galarraga as the Cubs go for the sweep on Wednesday afternoon.   


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