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Diamondbacks 2, Giants 5

Diamondbacks pitchers flirted with disaster all night long and after starting out the season so well, the bullpen couldn't last as Evan Marshall gave up a 2-run homer to Casey McGehee in the 9th to seal the game and series.

Even though it was Jeremy Hellickson's debut (and birthday), he never got in a groove on the mound and was pitching from the stretch all night long. And while his final line for the game wasn't all that bad, depending on your bullpen to throw shutouts just isn't expected.

For as bad as Hellickson was, the Diamondbacks offense was trying to match it. Chris Heston was superb in his 2nd ever start for the Giants, giving up 3 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings while allowing 2 unearned runs. He didn't allow a hit until David Peralta singled in the 4th, and left it up to the bullpen to close things out for the Giants. Despite a late single from Ender Inciarte, Santiago Casilla struck out Cliff Pennington to end the game for his 2nd save of the young season.

While the score may have been close in the end, the Giants were superior in every aspect of the game and came away with the win in the rubber match of the series.