Chris Owings hit a single that drove in the lead in the 14th inning, and Arizona’s D-backs outpaced the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 Wednesday in a game that lasted more than four and a half hours. Of 93 minutes of interruption by the rain.
Paul Goldschmidt and Nick Ahmed fired home runs for the D-backs, who had the lead in the ninth and eleventh before finally solving the duel.
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T.J. McFarland (3-0) solved three unbeaten hits to win the win.
Ahmed hit a solo homer in the eleventh chapter, but Jordy Mercer matched the slate in the bottom with his own scrimmage, under constant downpour. The game was interrupted by rain after the eleventh inning.
David Peralta struck out a solo lead over Jhan Marinez (0-3) to open the 14th inning, and anchored in the middle with a grounding in which Goldschmidt was withdrawn. Jake Lamb got the intentional ticket and Owings singled to right.
For the D-backs, the Venezuelans Gregor Blanco of 6-2 with an annotated, David Peralta of 5-2 with an annotated one. The Puerto Rican Reymond Fuentes 3-0. Cuban Yasmany Tomás 1-0.
For the Pirates, Venezuelans Francisco Cervelli 3-0, Elías Diaz 2-0, Jose Osuna 3-1 with a run scored and a towed. The Marínez 1-0.