D-backs-Cubs finale delayed by rain

D-backs-Cubs finale delayed by rain

CHICAGO -- Rain delayed the start of Thursday's game between the Cubs and D-backs at Wrigley Field by an hour and a half, and it caused another delay in the top of the second inning.

Paul Goldschmidt slugged a three-run shot and Brandon Drury added a solo home run in the first inning off Chicago starter Jose Quintana, backing Arizona ace Zack Greinke.

Goldschmidt's three-run homer

Quintana induced two groundouts in the second before the tarp came back out with the D-backs up, 4-0.

The two teams split the first two games of this series, with the Cubs romping, 16-4, on Tuesday but losing, 3-0, on Wednesday. This is Arizona's only trip to Chicago this season. The two teams will meet in Phoenix from Aug. 11-13.

Carrie Muskat has covered the Cubs since 1987, and for MLB.com since 2001. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings. You can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.