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The Los Angeles Dodgers were celebrating their home opener on Wednesday. Vin Scully was honored, having announced that this will be his final season announcing for the team. It didn't matter. The Diamondbacks got a strong outing from Patrick Corbin along with home runs from Nick Ahmed and Paul Goldschmidt, as Arizona took the series opener 4-1.

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Goldschmidt, Ahmed Homer to Back Corbin's Strong Outing

Patrick Corbin gave the Diamondbacks their second quality start of the season, allowing only one run in six innings of work. Paul Goldschmidt provided the go-ahead run, launching a 3-0 pitch deep into the left-center bleachers, as the Diamondbacks spoiled Los Angeles' home opener, taking the game 4-1.

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Bickley: Cards own Phoenix, Subject to Change

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