This Day In Diamondbacks Baseball: September 15

Record: 7-4 - Home: 6-2 - Road: 1-2

  • 2002: Curt Schilling struck out eight over eight innings, to join Randy Johnson as the only teammates in MLB history to each record 300+ strikeouts in the same year. Schilling allowed four runs on eight hits and three walks, but got a no-decision as the Brewers scored an unearned run in the ninth off Byung-Hyun Kim to force extra innings. However, three straight singles in the bottom of the 13th, ended with a Tony Womack walk-off as Arizona beat Milwaukee 5-4. Womack and Junior Spivey each had two hits for the Diamondbacks
  • 2004: Two years later, it was Johnson's turn for a milestone, as his 11 K's pushed him past Steve Carlton (4,136) to become the all-time left-handed strikeout leader. He also got the W, allowing two runs on five hits with no walks, as the Diamondbacks beat the Rockies 3-2 at Chase Field. Robbie Hammock, Danny Bautista and Shea Hillenbrand each had a pair of hits for Arizona, after :Luis Terrero homered to lead off the bottom of the first. Greg Aquino pitched a 1-2-3 ninth, picking up his 12th save of the season.
  • 2006: Brandon Webb threw his second consecutive complete game. getting the decision in a 5-1 win over the Rockies at Chase Field. He struck out ten in a 106-pitch appearance, walking none and allowing six hits. The Rockies scored in the first without recording an out, but Webb got better as the game went on. finishing by striking out the side in the ninth on 12 pitches.Stephen Drew had three hits and fell a home-run short of the cycle for the Diamondbacks, who tagged Rockies' starter Byung-Hyun Kim with the loss.
  • 2011. The Diamondbacks had an off-day, for the short trip from Los Angeles down the coast to San Diego. Their lead in the NL West did shrink fractionally, as the Giants beat the Rockies 8-5, but Arizona still had a comfortable seven-game lead, with 12 games left to play.

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