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Kubel's 2 homers power D-backs past Pirates

Kubel's 2 homers power D-backs past Pirates

ESPN.com Updated Aug 9, 2012
Jason Kubel homered twice, Joe Saunders pitched seven effective innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Thursday.
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    Kubel Homers Twice In Diamondbacks Win

    Aug 9
    Diamondbacks double up Pirates 6-3.

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