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The Diamondbacks ensured they would still not have a series win against the Red Sox since 2002, as they dropped the middle game of a three game set.

Yasmany Tomas sums up the game
Yasmany Tomas sums up the game
Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

There was a fair amount of similarity to Friday night's game, as the Diamondbacks led fairly early, holding a 3-1 lead entering the bottom of the fifth. But it all came crashing down in spectacular fashion, as the bottom of the order posed major problems for Archie Bradley. Sandy Leon and Brock Holt both homered, and Andrew Benintendi doubled. Those three (batting 7-8-9 for Boston) picked up five hits and scored six runs between them. The rest of the order only accounted for three hits.

For the Diamondbacks, wasted chances were the order of the day. There were leadoff walks wasted in the second and third innings, both of which were erased by the double play. Matt Barnes walked the bases full in the eighth, but all that meant was that Brad Ziegler would enter the game for the Red Sox. He struck out Rickie Weeks, Yasmany Tomas, and Chris Owings to end the threat. Craig Kimbrel did his thing in the ninth, and that was that.