Diamondbacks 4, Braves 3

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The D-backs hitters had trouble all night trying to manufacture a run against Ervin Santana, but some late inning heroics saved the game.

Baseball is such a weird game.

Up until the ninth inning, the Diamondbacks were 0-12 with runners in scoring position. Then, with one of the best closers in the big leagues on the mound in Craig Kimbrell, Arizona finally got their hit with RISP to tie the game up on an Aaron Hill double. There was still work to be done at that point with Hill on second and just one out, but the next two hitters couldn't manufacture another to make the D-backs 1-15 at that point with RISP.

And then Addison Reed gave up a home run to Jason Heyward in the top of the tenth. But Arizona charged right back with a home run from Miguel Montero.

And finally in the eleventh, Gerardo Parra -- who up to that point was 0-5 -- stepped up and delivered the game-winning bloop single to score Cody Ross from second. Again, baseball is a crazy game. The team that was 2-17 with runners in scoring position won this game, and the guy that was hitless for the duration of the night sealed the deal with a Texas leaguer to center.

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