Chris Iannetta set the best record of his life, with seven produced, to hit a home run and a pair of doubles in the game in which the Arizona Diamondbacks overwhelmed the San Diego Padres on Thursday 15-3.
Iannetta fired a two-run homer to Clayton Richard (4-7), to take Arizona 4-3 in the fifth and head to a sweep in the three-game series.
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In the sixth chapter, the captain rattled a double of three runs against Kevin Quackenbush and in the eighth it sounded another two-cornered push to push a pair against Brandon Maurer.
Six of Iannetta’s eight homers in this campaign have tied the board or given the Diamondbakcs lead.
Arizona scored 10 times with two outs, played its ninth consecutive win at Chase Field and placed 24-8 at home, the best in the majors. The Diamondbacks overcame the Padres by 32-9 during this sweep, and extended their number of victories to five.
Dominican infielder Erick Aybar entered as a reliever after Maurer admitted four runs in the eighth inning. Aybar gave a ticket to Daniel Descalso and withdrew Brandon Drury with a balloon, before forcing Jake Lamb to hit a double-roll.
Aybar’s first appearance on the mound in a major game came on April 18, when he took the last out of the ninth inning in a 11-2 loss to the Diamoindbacks themselves.
Patrick Corbin (5-6) improved to a 5-0 record in six home starts. He allowed three runs and eight hits in five 2/3 innings, with eight strikeouts and three walks.
For the Padres, the Venezuelans Jose Pirela of 4-2, Yangervis Solarte of 4-1 with an annotated one, Luis Torrens of 1-0. The Franchy Cordero 4-1. Panamanian Allen Cordoba 1-0.
For the Diamondbacks, the Venezuelans Gregor Blanco of 3-1 with three scored, David Peralta of 1-1 with an annotated and two impelled.