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Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Chicago White Sox 6

The D-backs rode a big fifth inning to complete the sweep over the White Sox

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Arizona Diamondbacks Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Randall Delgado got the start, and did pretty much all you could have asked from him. He went four innings, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk, although one of the runs was unearned, the result of a Brandon Drury error. Randall fanned three, but threw his last pitch with a 2-0 deficit. That was erased in the bottom of the fourth, on RBI knocks from Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings. But the real damage came Arizona’s next time up, beginning with a two-run homer by Jake Lamb. The inning also had a two-run single from Nick Ahmed, and RBI by Owings and Drury.

With an 8-2 lead, the Diamondbacks appeared to be cruising, but the bullpen didn’t have their best day. Tom Wilhelmsen cracked open the door for the White Sox, allowing two runs in the sixth, and Jorge De La Rosa also struggled, giving up two more in the seventh. J.J. Hoover, for the second straight night, righted the ship setting up Fernando Rodney for the save.