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Sports Peralta triples in 10th, has 7 RBIs; D-Backs beat Reds

02:00  23 april  2021
02:00  23 april  2021 Source:   thecanadianpress.com

Barnhart's two-out single leads Reds over D-backs 6-5 in 10

  Barnhart's two-out single leads Reds over D-backs 6-5 in 10 PHOENIX — Tucker Barnhart hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning, Tyler Naquin crushed his big league-best fifth homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday night. Eugenio Suárez started the 10th on second base and Barnhart brought him home with a two-out single to left-centre off Alex Young (0-2). Cincinnati's Amir Garrett got out of a bases-loaded jam to earn his second save, retiring Pavin Smith on a slow grounder for the final out. The Diamondbacks trailed 5-0 before scoring three times in the seventh. Kole Calhoun's two-out, two-run double was the big hit in the rally.

David Peralta hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks blew a seven -run lead before rallying for a 9-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Longtime Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun had two homers, three hits and a career-high five RBIs in his return to Angel Stadium with the Diamondbacks, who hung on for their third win in 10 games after leading 8-1 in the fifth. Calhoun homered in his first two at-bats as a visitor in the stadium where he patrolled right field for the first eight years of his big league career before leaving for his hometown

David Peralta hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks blew a seven -run lead before rallying for a 9-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Longtime Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun had two homers, three hits and a career-high five RBIs in his return to Angel Stadium with the Diamondbacks, who hung on for their third win in 10 games after leading 8-1 in the fifth. Calhoun homered in his first two at-bats as a visitor in the stadium where he patrolled right field for the first eight years of his big league career before leaving for his hometown

CINCINNATI — David Peralta hit a three-run triple in a six-run 10th inning to finish with five hits and a career-best seven RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame six Cincinnati home runs to beat the Reds 14-11 on Thursday.

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Carson Kelly followed Peralta with a two-run homer as the Diamondbacks opened a 14-8 lead. Arizona hung on in the bottom half to complete a three-game sweep that extended its winning streak to four.

The Reds lost their fourth straight, finishing a 2-4 homestand.

Cincinnati’s Jesse Winker had his third career two-homer game, Nick Castellanos hit his sixth home run of the season as he returned from a two-game suspension and Eugenio Suárez, Joey Votto and Jonathan India also went deep. All of the Reds’ home run came from among the top four spots in the batting order.

Votto, Castellanos homer in Reds' 10-3 rout of Indians

  Votto, Castellanos homer in Reds' 10-3 rout of Indians CINCINNATI — Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to cap a seven-run third inning and the Cincinnati Reds cruised to a 10-3 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Jeff Hoffman (2-1) gave the Reds another solid start, surrendering just a run and seven hits through six innings and helping himself with a looping RBI single in the third. Nick Castellanos homered in the sixth inning for the Reds, who struck first in the weekend battle of Ohio. Seven of the Reds starters scored in the third. Eugenio Suárez doubled down the third base line to drive in two, and Votto followed with his shot off the top of the left field wall. Tyler Stephenson had a two-run single in the fifth inning.

David Peralta tied the game with a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Ketel Marte blooped an RBI single to shallow right in the 10 th as the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a 3-2 walk-off win against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night in Phoenix. Nick Ahmed walked off left-handed reliever Jon Duplantier (1-0) earned his first major league win, striking out the final two batters in the 10 th after the Braves put two on base on a single and a hit batter. Duplantier was recalled from Triple -A Reno earlier in the day. Atlanta's Josh Donaldson, leading off the top of the ninth, drove a 2-2 pitch

Peralta has gone 3-for-11 with a home run, five RBI , three runs and two walks in the last three games. However, Andrew Young will start in left field and bat eighth Thursday. April 11, 2021 10:32 PM. Peralta has gone yard in back -to- back games, and the veteran outfielder has been seeing the ball well of late -- he has hit safely in eight of Arizona's last nine contests, racking up four multi-hit performances, three homers and seven RBI in that nine-game stretch. September 16, 2020 02:16 AM.

Peralta tied his career high with his third five-hit game. He hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, had three singles and finished a double short of the cycle.

Caleb Smith (1-1) was the winner. Lucas Sims (0-1) took the loss.


Gallery: The best moments from baseball’s Opening Day (Espresso)

a close up of a person in a baseball uniform throwing a ball: No two words evoke more excitement among baseball fans than Opening Day. Except maybe “Mike Trout” or, after last year’s revelations, “Astros lose.” You’ve waited five long months to see your favourite team take the field again, and now the time is finally here.So to help get you excited for the first pitch of the season, here are some of the best moments from Opening Day history.

PIRATES 4, TIGERS 2

DETROIT (AP) — Phillip Evans kept Akil Baddoo’s drive to left field in the park in the seventh inning to help Pittsburgh escape a jam, and the Pirates scored twice in the eighth to beat Detroit.

Colin Moran and Erik González hit RBI singles with two outs in the eighth in the game played through snow flurries at times.

With the score tied at 2, Baddoo nearly put the Tigers ahead, but Evans reached above the fence in left, and the ball bounced off his glove and back into the field of play. Baddoo wound up with a double, and he didn’t end up scoring. With men on first and third and one out, Sam Howard (2-1) came on and retired Robbie Grossman and Willi Castro on flyballs.

Adam Frazier had three hits for the Pirates, including a one-out single off José Cisnero (0-1) in the eighth. Frazier advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Moran’s single off Gregory Soto to give Pittsburgh the lead for good. Richard Rodríguez pitched a perfect ninth for his third save, sending the Tigers to their sixth loss in seven games.

JaCoby Jones hit a solo homer for Detroit in the fifth.

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Castellanos, Reds top Cubs 13-12 in 10 innings .
CINCINNATI — Nick Castellanos hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a wild 13-12 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. Jesse Winker began the Cincinnati 10th on second and advanced on Willson Contreras' passed ball. Castellanos then cleared a five-man infield when he poked a liner into centre field against Craig Kimbrel (0-1). “It is always great to win a game like that," Reds manager David Bell said. "Even when you don’t know how it is going to turn out, it is fun to watch two good teams going at it. It is easy to feel that way when you win, but you have to enjoy a game like this.

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