PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona made positive there would not be any overdue heroics in a fourth immediately sport via the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

As a substitute, it was once the Diamondbacks who got here up huge.

David Peralta hit a tiebreaking RBI unmarried within the 8th inning and the Diamondbacks rallied for an Eight-Five win over the NL West-leading Dodgers on Monday evening.

The Dodgers had gained their remaining 3 on game-ending house runs.

Former Dodger Tim Locastro put the sport out of achieve with a two-run unmarried off dropping pitcher Dylan Floro (2-2), a part of a four-run outburst within the 8th for the Diamondbacks. Christian Walker and beginning pitcher Zack Greinke homered, Ketel Marte had two hits for his 7th consecutive multi-hit sport and Arizona ended the Dodgers’ profitable streak at six video games.

“I inform those guys, after we’re in a tie sport, let’s play all evening till any person comes out and does their activity. And I will guess on us to do it appropriate,” Diamondbacks supervisor Torey Lovullo stated.

The extremely expected combat of Cy Younger Award winners did not produce a lot of a pitchers’ duel, although each the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw and Greinke lasted six innings.

Yoan Lopez (1-1) labored a scoreless inning and earned the win.

Max Muncy drove in 3 runs for the Dodgers.

The Dodgers jumped on Greinke for 3 runs within the first inning. Joc Peterson and Justin Turner singled, and with one out, Cody Bellinger doubled to right-center, plating the primary run. Muncy grounded out to first, permitting Turner to attain.

Then, Chris Taylor doubled to appropriate subject, bringing house Bellinger. Each Bellinger and Taylor hit first pitches from Greinke.

“I simply got here out throwing moves, they got here out swinging,” Greinke stated.

Kershaw was once burned two times with two-out errors. Walker took him deep to left-center subject within the backside of the primary, tying the sport. That gave Walker 3 house runs in his first six profession at-bats in opposition to the Dodgers’ ace, tying him for essentially the most homers in opposition to Kershaw amongst lively avid gamers.

“Baseball’s humorous. Issues are available bunches,” Walker stated. “For no matter explanation why, I see that slider neatly. Two of them evidently, possibly all 3 (house runs) on that pitch.”

Greinke’s second-inning house run was once a line pressure into the left-field seats, his career-high 3rd of the season.

“It was once a nasty sport. It was once simply unlucky they scored 3 runs early for me and I give it appropriate again,” Kershaw stated. “It was once a difficult one evidently. It simply lands on my shoulders to do higher the following time.”

Each pitchers settled down after early struggles, however the Dodgers squandered a chance to no less than draw even within the 6th. Bellinger singled and Muncy reached on a throwing error, ahead of Greinke struck out the aspect.

The Dodgers threatened once more within the 7th, and after Greinke departed one batter in. Bellinger was once deliberately walked a moment time, loading the bases. Muncy drew a two-out stroll from Yoshihisa Hirano, tying the sport at Four-all.

Hirano battled again from a Three-1 depend on Taylor, hanging him out having a look and finishing the inning.

Greinke and Kershaw had similar traces of six innings and 4 runs on seven hits allowed. Greinke struck out six; Kershaw struck out two.

Greg Holland were given one out within the 9th for his 200th profession save.


Ahmed leaped excessive within the air to take a base hit clear of the Dodgers’ Will Smith within the most sensible of the 8th, snaring a line pressure and drawing a status ovation from Diamondbacks enthusiasts, plus a tip of the cap from teammate Eduardo Escobar.


Greinke’s house run marked the 7th time in historical past of that a former Cy Younger winner hit a house run in opposition to a fellow former Cy Younger winner, consistent with the Elias Sports activities Bureau. Greinke joined former Dodgers nice Don Drysdale as the one former Cy Younger winners to hit a couple of profession house runs in opposition to different former Cy Younger winners.

Greinke’s homers got here off former Phillies superstar Cliff Lee in 2012 and Kershaw on Monday. Drysdale hit two house runs off Warren Spahn in 1965.

“It isn’t as huge a surprise because it was,” Greinke stated of pitchers hitting house runs.


For the second one immediately sport, a feminine fan ran from out of the stands towards Bellinger. She reached him ahead of safety were given there and escorted her from the sector.

It took place within the backside of the 8th inning.

“I had a sense that it was once surely a chance simply because it more or less blew up on social media. I am simply looking to play a sport and I do not believe I’ve to fret about if any person comes at the subject,” Bellinger stated.

“I had a sense she was once risk free … however it might probably get bad, particularly if it assists in keeping getting blown up adore it is.”

A 14-year-old lady tried to get a hug from Bellinger all the way through Sunday’s sport at Dodger Stadium as he stood within the outfield.


The Dodgers had Pederson in the beginning base on Monday, a contemporary building, and supervisor Dave Roberts hopes to make use of Austin Barnes, Monday’s catcher, at moment base this week. Additionally, Roberts is having a look to offer catcher Russell Martin a get started at 3rd base. “Simply more or less proceed to extend choices for our roster,” Roberts stated.


Diamondbacks: Marte was once again within the lineup after lacking the remaining two days coping with a minor groin damage. … RHP Luke Weaver’s MRI confirmed development on his elbow space, however there’s no timetable for when he’s going to get started throwing.


Dodgers: Roberts introduced ahead of the sport that RHP Ross Stripling (Three-2) will get started Tuesday’s sport. Stripling has made six begins in his 20 appearances this season. Roberts additionally stated the present plan is to name up RHP Tony Gonsolin from Triple-A Oklahoma Town to start out Wednesday’s sport. Gonsolin was once the group’s minor league pitcher of the 12 months in 2018 and can be making his big-league debut.

Diamondbacks: LHP Robbie Ray (Five-Four, Three.87 ERA) brings a 7-Four mark and a 2.89 ERA in 17 profession begins in opposition to the Dodgers when he is taking the mound on Tuesday.


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