Zack Greinke may not have got the win, but this was certainly the best start he has for the Diamondbacks, as he pitched into the eighth inning and held the San Diego offense to two runs on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. And, truth be told, the Padres were probably lucky to get that, as they had their share of infield hits and bloops. However, he got a no-decision, as Arizona had almost as much trouble with James Shields, and the score was tied at two when Greinke left with one out in the eighth.
The offense did just enough. Welington Castillo got his first home-run of the season in the second inning, and after San Diego had scored in the bottom of the second and the fourth, it took doubles from Yasmany Tomas and Nick Ahmed to even things up in the seventh. Arizona then took the lead in the ninth, after Jake Lamb singled, stole second and advanced to third on an error, coming home on a Phil Gosselin infield hit. Brad Ziegler got into a hellacious jam in the bottom of the ninth, but got a game-ending double-play ball to give the D-backs a very welcome win.
Full recap to follow, once I stop breathing into this paper-bag.