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Diamondbacks 4, Padres 2

The D-backs managed to do what no team had managed in 14 attempts this season: beat James Shields

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This was definitely a good night from Rubby De La Rosa. He was efficient, throwing a lot of strikes, and cruised into the eighth inning, having allowed one run on five hits and three walks with six strikeouts. The only trouble was in the fifth, when the run scored on a bases-loaded walk to Justin Upton. However, De La Rosa then retired Matt Kemp to end the threat. The eighth started with back-to-back errors by Nick Ahmed and Jake Lamb, to put runners on the corners with no outs, and end De La Rosa's night, but Daniel Hudson came in and limited the damage to a sacrifice fly. Brad Ziegler then closed things out in the ninth, albeit after the tying run reached scoring position.

Arizona scored one in the first on a Paul Goldschmidt groundout, but left the bases loaded. Shields' continued to struggle, however, and the third inning proved decisive, as the Diamondbacks scored three. It looked flaky as they had men on second and third with no outs, only for Goldie to be out at home trying to score on a wild pitch, and Yasmany Tomas K'd.  But two-out knocks by Aaron Hill, Welington Castillo and Nick Ahmed each drove in a run. A.J. Pollock and Ahmed had a pair of hits apiece. However, Tomas had to leave the game: he was hit on the elbow by a pitch in the first, and seemed to exacerbate things with a diving catch in the outfield later (above). X-rays were negative, and he is day-to-day.