Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2

CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at the Cubs' 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field, pushing their win streak to five games.

How it happened: Matt Garza won his first game of the season in his third start. Alfonso Soriano hit his sixth home run of the season with David DeJesus on base in the first inning. The fly ball got up into a jet stream and landed in the basket in left field. Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley was the third left-hander the Cubs had faced in four games. Scott Hairston hit the team's second grand slam in two days in the third inning. The last time the Cubs had back to back games with grand slams was July 27-28 1998. Both were hit by Sammy Sosa. Cody Ransom also hit a solo home run in the inning. Garza pitched five shutout innings before giving up two runs in the sixth. The Cubs starter pitched seven innings giving up two runs on six hits. The Cubs have their longest winning streak since August of 2011.

What it means: The Cubs starting staff continues to be a strength of the team.

Outside the box: The 24,645 was the smallest crowd at Wrigley in over a decade.

Up next: RHP Jeff Samardzija (3-6 2.85) will be opposed by Arizona RHP Ian Kennedy (2-3 4.70) in the second game of the series at 6:15 p.m. CT Saturday.