Patrick Corbin was as good as we've seen him since coming off the DL, tossing seven shutout innings, on only five hits, with no walks and five strikeouts. He was also extremely efficient, needing only 80 pitches to get that deep into the game, and improved his record for the season to 6-4. David Hernandez came in after Corbin left the game, and worked a scoreless eighth, with Josh Collmenter pitching the ninth. It was the second time this season we have thrown consecutive shutouts; we've never had three in a row, but will have that chance tomorrow afternoon.
The Diamondbacks pounded out 17 hits, which would probably have led to more runs, if not for the fact that 16 of them were singles, with a Jarrod Saltalamacchi double the only one for extra bases. Still, it was easily more than enough, and after we scored one in the first, then two in the second, the result never seemed much in doubt. There were three-hit games for our entire starting outfield in the shape of A.J. Pollock, Ender Inciarte and David Peralta, the first reaching base five times, as he also got two walks. Chris Owings had a pair of hits and Jake Lamb two hits and a walk/