The Dbacks jumped out to an early lead off Dodgers starter Rich Hill. AJ Pollock once again lead the way, getting things started with a two run home run in the top of the first inning. Chris Owings added another homer to lead off the third inning, an John Ryan Murphy hit the third one, a two run shot in the fourth.
On the pitching side of things, Godley wasn’t great, but preserved the lead. He gave up an RBI single to Matt Kemp in the first, a solo home run to Yasmani Grandal in the third, and then an RBI single and double to Grandal and Bellinger in the fifth. That all added up to make it closer than it had any right to be, but Godley left the game with the lead.
Salas, De La Rosa, and Bradley all had good nights out of the bullpen, with Bradley being the only one to give up a hit, a double to Matt Kemp. Boxberger was less lucky, giving up a solo home run to tie the game, his first blown save of the season. Chafin struggled in the tenth, but some masterful situational pitching from Hirano bailed him out. Bracho did the same as Chafin, but McFarland bailed him out too.
Descalso didn’t care, though. He came to the plate with two on in the twelfth, and did what he does and knocked a three run homer to take the lead. McFarland closed it out and the Dbacks put another game between them and the Dodgers. Full recap to follow