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Arizona Diamondbacks 6, San Diego Padres 7

Two bad innings from Zack Godley led to the delivery of loss-flavored tacos at Petco

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Even Paul Goldschmidt going 4-for-4 with four RBI could not save the Diamondbacks, as Zack Godley allowed three runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth. Those wiped out Arizona leads of 3-0 and 5-3, and though the bullpen worked three scoreless innings, a fourth proved beyond them. The D-backs jumped out with two on the first, courtesy of A.J. Pollock and Goldschmidt, and Goldy added another in the third. But Godley melted like a chocolate teapot in the fourth, as the Padres tied things up. However, Pollock and Goldschmidt immediately drove in runs to give the D-backs a 5-3 lead.

But another three-spot scored off Godley in the fifth - there are definitely questions to be asked about whether he should have been lifted. He ended up allowing six runs in five innings, on eight hits and four walks, striking out seven. The D-backs rallied to tied it - inevitably, on a Goldschmidt hit, and the bullpen kept things tidy until the ninth. Then an Andrew Chafin walk eventually came around to score with two outs, when Yoshihisa Hirano couldn’t get the final out. The lead in the NL West is down to half a game, as the Rockies won.

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