Taylor Widener managed to hold the Dodgers to one run through four and a third innings. The bullpen came in and managed to hold the Dodgers to one run through another four and two thirds innings. Arizona’s bats also put in work. Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run home run, while Christian Walker and David Peralta both added two hits of their own.
The return of Taylor Widener to the mound was the first of many pieces of good news for the Diamondbacks on Friday night. All-star Eduardo Escobar contributed by launching a go-ahead home run in the fifth.
Few games have gone the way they were planned for the Diamondbacks. Friday night came about as close as any.
The Diamondbacks continue to be cagey about their plans for the #6 pick in the draft. Lately they have been linked to Jordan Lawlar while they have long been reported as being very high on taking Khalil Watson.
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