Despite picking up an 8-3 win over the Cubs, the Diamondbacks were eliminated from playoff contention when the Cardinals defeated the Nationals. Justin Upton was 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored, and Adam Eaton contributed three hits. Ian Kennedy picked up his 15th win of the year, allowing three runs across five-and-two-thirds innings. Dave Sappelt hit his second homer of the year in the loss. Travis Wood dropped to 6-and-13 pitching five innings of five-run ball.