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SportArizona Diamondbacks crush Pirates, but Greinke, Peralta leave early

02:30  16 may  2019
02:30  16 may  2019 Source:   azcentral.com

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Max Fried pitched five effective innings after leaving his last start early , Johan Camargo hit an early two-run single and Peralta , Marte lift Diamondbacks over Braves 3-2 in 10. When CC Sabathia and Zack Greinke meet tonight in Arizona , they'll be bringing a whole lot of Ks to the mound with them.

Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with a trainer and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday.

BOX SCORE: DIAMONDBACKS 11, PIRATES 1

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Greinke (6-1) allowed four hits in 7 2/3 innings, then walked off the mound with a 2-2 count on the Pirates’ Cole Tucker. There was no immediate announcement on what prompted him to leave.

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Greinke pitches 6 scoreless innings as Diamondbacks beat Pirates 7-2. Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson makes a sliding catch on a fly ball by Arizona Diamondbacks ' Jeff Mathis for the third out of Peralta then scored when Sean Rodriguez's relay throw landed in the Pirates ' dugout.

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Greinke struck out five, walked none and raised his scoreless innings streak against the Pirates to 21 1/3 innings.

Blake Swihart hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run in the eighth, and Eduardo Escobar and Adam Jones also homered for the Diamondbacks, who went 6-1 against the Pirates this season. Jarrod Dyson had two hits, scored three runs and stole two bases.

Melky Cabrera drove in the Pirates’ run with a two-out single in the ninth.

Pirates pitcher Chris Archer’s first start since April 26, after which he went on the 10-day injured list with right thumb pain, didn’t go well. Archer walked the bases loaded in the first inning, and all three runners scored.

Archer (1-3) lasted just 3 2-3 innings, allowing six earned runs on four hits with four walks and a wild pitch.

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Greinke pitched six scoreless innings, Paul Goldschmidt. Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson makes a sliding catch on a fly ball by Arizona Diamondbacks ' Jeff Mathis for the third out of the third inning of a baseball David Peralta had two hits and two RBIs for NL West-leading Arizona .

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Dyson came home on Ketel Marte’s soft single, Escobar scored on an error by third baseman Colin Moran and Nick Ahmed added a sacrifice fly to put Arizona ahead 3-0.

Archer rallied to strike out the side in the second inning, but the Diamondbacks plated four runs in the fourth, all with two outs.

After Dyson’s single, Escobar hit his ninth homer of the season. Jones’ ninth homer curled inside the left-field foul pole and into the Diamondbacks bullpen in the fifth off Pittsburgh’s Chris Stratton.

Escobar doubled in Dyson for his third RBI of the game in the eighth. Swihart hit a long flyball off the wall in right-center field and circled the bases for his second career inside-the-park homer.

Josh Bell got two hits for the Pirates, extending his career-high hitting streak to 15 games.

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Arizona Diamondbacks crush Pirates, but Greinke, Peralta leave early

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