Arrieta Pitches Cubs to 3-1 Win Over Mets

CHICAGO(AP)- Jake Arrieta pitched five effective innings, Craig Kimbrel escaped a jam in the ninth and the Chicago Cubs used some aggressive baserunning to beat the New York Mets 3-1.

Arrieta allowed one run and three hits, struck out four and walked three.

Wearing short sleeves on a cool, clear night — the game-time temperature was 36 degrees — Arrieta also contributed to two runs at the plate.

J.D. Davis homered for New York, but also committed two throwing errors at third base — including one that brought home Chicago’s first run.

The Mets had won five of six.

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