Escobar, Lamb lead D-backs past Marlins

Eduardo Escobar bashed his 35th homer and Jake Lamb hit a three-run, go-ahead double to cap a four-run 7th inning within the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 7-Five victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday in Phoenix.

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Sep 13, 2019; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks 3rd baseman Eduardo Escobar (Five) hits an RBI unmarried within the 5th inning towards the Cincinnati Reds at Chase Box. Necessary Credit score: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports activities

Lamb had 4 RBIs and Escobar had two hits and scored two times for the Diamondbacks (77-74), who regardless of the victory have been not able to achieve flooring within the Nationwide League wild-card race.

Arizona stays Five half video games again of the Chicago Cubs for the general NL playoff place. 3 different groups additionally stand between the Diamondbacks and the Cubs within the wild-card standings.

Starlin Castro’s sixth-inning unmarried was once the Marlins’ handiest hit till Neil Walker’s two-run, pinch-hit homer ignited a five-run rally within the most sensible of the 7th that gave Miami a Five-Three lead.

Arizona rebounded within the backside of the 7th off relievers Tayron Guerrero (1-2) and Tyler Kinley.

Abraham Almonte drove within the first run with an RBI unmarried off Guerrero, who didn’t retire any of the 3 batters he confronted. Kinley retired the primary two batters he confronted ahead of strolling Escobar to load the bases. Lamb then coated a double into the precise box nook to transparent the bases.

Jon Berti had two RBIs, and Lewis Brinson had two of the Marlins’ 8 hits. Miami (52-98) has misplaced seven of 8.

Diamondbacks rookie Kevin Ginkel pitched a 1-2-Three 9th inning for his first occupation save.

Arizona left-hander Robbie Ray gave up one hit and one run in six-plus innings, leaving after strolling Harold Ramirez main off the Marlins’ 7th. Ray struck out seven and walked 4.

Walker greeted reliever Yoan Lopez with a pinch-hit homer. After Brinson singled and Austin Dean walked, Andrew Chafin entered for the Diamondbacks. Pinch hitter Magneuris Sierra beat out a bunt unmarried, and Brinson scored when Chafin threw the ball previous first base for an error.

Berti capped the inning with a two-run unmarried off Yoshihisa Hirano (Five-Five) for a Five-Three lead.

Miami right-hander Pablo Lopez gave up 5 hits and 3 runs in six innings, with six strikeouts and no walks. He hit 3 of the primary 5 batters he confronted, together with Lamb with the bases loaded for a 1-Zero Arizona lead.

—Box Degree Media

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