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Jake Arrieta, Javier Baez lead Cubs over Blue Jays 7-4

Jake Arrieta may never duplicate the second half he had two years ago in winning the NL Cy Young Award.

The Cubs don't care.

They'll take what the right-hander is giving them now.

Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and allowed a run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs, and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday in a rare interleague matchup.

Arrieta (13-8) allowed one run and six hits in 6 1/3 innings to win his third straight start. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer and gone at least six innings in each of his seven starts since the All-Star break.

"Jake was outstanding," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said....

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