Cincinnati scored two runs within the high of the eighth earlier than Arizona answered within the backside half towards Alex Younger (4-2). Lourdes Gurriel Jr. drew a leadoff stroll and scored on Carroll’s one-out blast to proper area. It was Carroll’s twenty second homer of the season.
Gabriel Moreno had three hits for the D-backs, who’ve gained 5 straight and 10 of their previous 12. Miguel Castro (6-6) earned the win in aid, and Paul Sewald labored round a one-out stroll within the ninth for his twenty eighth save.
Cincinnati was held to 3 hits and fell a half-game behind Arizona within the chase for the ultimate Nationwide League wild-card spot.
The primary six innings featured a pitchers’ duel between Arizona’s Merrill Kelly and Cincinnati’s Brandon Williamson. Kelly set the tone early by retiring the Reds so as within the first inning on simply 9 pitches.
Over seven shutout innings, Kelly allowed one hit with no walks whereas matching a profession excessive with 12 strikeouts. He exited with a coach after finishing his warmup tosses within the eighth inning, having thrown 86 pitches on the evening.
Williamson gave up six hits and one stroll whereas hanging out six over six shutout innings. He threw 98 pitches.
Arizona broke a scoreless tie within the seventh on pinch hitter Jace Peterson’s RBI single off Buck Farmer. The D-backs’ try so as to add one other run on the play failed when Moreno was thrown out on the plate.
Within the high of the eighth, Nick Senzel hit a leadoff homer off Kyle Nelson to tie the sport. Castro entered with a runner on first and two outs, and Noelvi Marte stole second. Tyler Stephenson then singled house Marte.
The Diamondbacks recorded 10 hits and gained regardless of leaving 9 runners on base. Arizona outfielder Tommy Pham had a leadoff single within the sixth to increase his hitting streak to 14 video games, the longest energetic streak within the majors.
—Area Degree Media