Arizona scored first, taking the lead in the second on Yasmany Tomas's RBI single, but after Rubby De La Rosa had blanked the powerful Houston offense through four innings, he hit the ropes in the fifth. It was a bloop, a bunt and a blast, the last a three-run homer into the left-field Crawford Boxes, and De La Rosa's HR troubles continued with a solo shot later in the inning. He exited after six innings, having been charged with four runs on eight hits, but the Diamondbacks did claw their way back into thing. RBI groundouts from Jake Lamb and Tomas made it a one-run game in the sixth, then David Peralta tied things up with an RBI single.
We were reunited with some old relievers, in the shape of Chad Qualls, Tony Sipp and Will Harris, while Addison Reed and Daniel Hudson worked for Arizona, combining for three scoreless innings. A Hudson error opened the door for Houston, but he picked the runner off to send us to extras, and Welington Castillo deposited the first pitch in extras, just fair down the left-field line for the go-ahead run. Lamb then delivered a no-doubter to the second deck in right, for a two-run lead, and Brad Ziegler closed things out in the bottom of the tenth. Peralta and Castillo each had three hits, with Paul Goldschmidt getting two hits and his 23rd intentional walk. Tomas had a pair of hits.