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Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2

Shelby Miller melted down again, but in the darkest of hours, a hero will rise. Step forward, Tyler Wagner.

The D-backs had scored twice, both runs coming through on RBI singles by Paul Goldschmidt in the first and third innings. But in the bottom of the third, Shelby Miller became utterly unable to find the strikezone. He walked four consecutive batters, and appeared once again to be hitting the ground on his follow through. That made the score 2-1 and left Tyler Wagner a bases-loaded no out jam: getting out with the score still tied was a very big victory. But Wagner didn't stop there, throwing five innings of scoreless ball on two hits and no walks, with one strikeout, becoming the fourth Arizona reliever to work five frames in a game (Randy Johnson, Josh Collmenter twice and Vidal Nuño twice, being the others).

Yasmany Tomas responded for the Diamondbacks in the top of the fourth with a solo home-run, but the game remained tight until the top of the ninth. Arizona scored three times, keyed by a two-run triple off the bat of Jean Segura, and that allowed Evan Marshall to close things out in the ninth, after Daniel Hudson had worked a perfect eighth. Segura had three hits, Jake Lamb, Goldschmidt and Chris Owings a pair each, Lamb and Goldy each walking too. The win completes a four-game sweep of San Francisco, as Arizona went 7-3 on the road-trip, and pushed the D-backs above .500 for the first time since August 23.

soco will be along later with the full recap.