LOS ANGELES (AP) Paul Goldschmidt homered after Yasmany Tomas and Aaron Hill gave the Diamondbacks the lead with longballs off Brett Anderson, and Arizona beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 Monday night.
The Dodgers' loss in the opener of this four-game series kept their magic number for clinching a third straight NL West title at seven, with second-place San Francisco idle.
Jhoulys Chacin (1-1) allowed two runs, six hits and four walks over 5 1-3 innings in his fourth start for the Diamondbacks, one day after they were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention. The seven-year veteran right-hander posted his first win in the majors since June 12, 2014, with Colorado.
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The Diamondbacks' bullpen came up big in the sixth after Chacin walked two batters and was pulled with one out. Andrew Chafin struck out pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke and David Hernandez fanned pinch-hitter Scott Schebler.