A.J. Pollock had a fine night, went 3-for-4 with a home run and a triple while also supplying some great defense in center field. Zack Godley got slapped around a bit in his five innings of work, but managed to keep his team in the game. After that, Arizona’s bullpen took over and was dominant, showing no signs of rust whatsoever.
After taking Stephen Strasburg deep in the second inning, Pollock showed off his defensive capabilities by stealing away a hit to shallow center in the bottom of the fifth.
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Lamb went through a full workout, fielding grounders, throwing and hitting, both Thursday and Friday, and D-backs manager Torey Lovullo was pleased with the results
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Matt Davidson has hit seven home runs in Kansas City this season. He plays for the Chicago White Sox. Davidson’s seventh homer before May 1st makes it the most homers by a visiting player at one park in a season prior to May 1. The record for a season is 10. Davidson still has six more games to play in Kauffman Stadium this year.