MLB

more stats

National League Game Summary - Arizona at Cincinnati



(Tuesday, August 20th)

Final Score: Arizona 5, Cincinnati 2

Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Paul Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and Patrick Corbin pitched scoreless ball into the eighth, as Arizona took down Cincinnati, 5-2, in the second edition of a four-game set.

"I hope they both have big runs left in them. The team feeds off Patrick and Goldy. They've been our most consistent players all year," said D-Backs' manager Kirk Gibson.

Martin Prado contributed two hits, including a solo homer, for the Diamondbacks, who have won six of their last eight.

Corbin (13-3) eventually went the distance for the second time this season, giving up six hits and two runs with 10 strikeouts. The lanky left-hander picked up his first win in five starts since July 23.

Chris Heisey's two-run shot was the lone offense for the Reds, who have dropped three of five.

Tony Cingrani (6-3) departed due to a lower back strain after just 3 2/3 innings, having allowed two hits and one run.

"He didn't tell me what was up," said Reds manager Dusty Baker. "These young guys want to stay in the rotation and stay in the big leagues.

The visitors provided themselves some breathing room in their second-to-last turn at the plate.

Corbin, A.J. Pollock and Prado all singled with one out in the eighth, then Goldschmidt cleared the bases with his 31st homer of the season to make it 5-0 for the Diamondbacks.

The blast, off J.J. Hoover, gave Goldschmidt a club record with his third grand slam of the season, and also made him the first player in the National League to eclipse the 100-RBI mark.

Zack Cozart began the home half with a base hit and scored when Heisey followed with a long shot to left which broke up Corbin's shutout bid.

That was the lone blemish on Corbin's ledger, as he retired the final six batters in order to close out the contest.

"I had my best slider going. I felt good in the warm-up, so I thought it was going to be a good game. I knew I could rely on my slider any time," Corbin admitted.

Prado's fourth-inning solo shot snapped a scoreless tie and gave Arizona the lead. Cingrani had set down the first 10 Arizona batters before the blast.

The Cincinnati starter exited in the fourth, immediately following an Aaron Hill double. Alfredo Simon came on and induced an inning-ending pop put from Matt Davidson.

"It finally bothered me enough. I felt it coming on before, it's been gradual. But it hasn't been as bad as it was tonight," Cingrani said of his ailment.

Corbin worked a leadoff walk in the sixth, but was stranded at third to end the frame. The Reds then stranded runners on the corners in the seventh.

Game Notes

Corbin also finished off a start on May 20 at Colorado, taking a 5-1 decision by allowing three hits and one run while fanning 10 ... Arizona improved to 21-4 in games started by Corbin ... Since fans were encouraged to bring their dogs to Great American Ball Park, no fireworks were set off following Heisey's homer ... The loss meant the Reds failed to set a season-high for number of games over the .500 mark. Cincinnati entered play a season-high 17 games above even ... Goldschmidt's 100 RBI tied Adam LaRoche's franchise record for first basemen, set in 2010.

08/21 02:22:16 ET

TV
  • Hoops Headquarters: Final Four Special

    Friday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CBS Sports Spectacular: NCAA March Madness Confidential

    Sunday at 5:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NCAA Basketball Tournament Championship

    Monday at 9:00 pm on WRAL-TV

Scoreboard
Local
Final
WAS 4
CAR 2
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
DET
 
Final
TAM 8
BOS 11
Final
STL 2
MIA 3
Final
WAS 0
NYM 2
Final
MIN 3
NYY 1
Final
DET 3
PIT 7
Final
BAL 3
TAM 4
Final
TOR 10
PHI 6
Final
TEX 10
CHC 15
Final
LOS 1
CWS 2
Final
MIL 4
CIN 10
Final
SFG 4
COL 3
Final
CLE 8
SEA 6
Final
ANA 10
OAK 13
Final
ARI 8
TEX 7
Final
ATL 5
HOU 8
8th
SDP 1
KAN 4
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:05pm Today
MIN
BOS
 
1:05pm Today
HOU
DET
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
TAM
 
1:05pm Today
BOS
TOR
 
1:05pm Today
MIA
WAS
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
 
3:05pm Today
OAK
ANA
 
3:05pm Today
KAN
LOS
 
4:05pm Today
CIN
ARI
 
4:05pm Today
SEA
CWS
 
4:05pm Today
SFG
CLE
 
4:05pm Today
CHC
MIL
 
4:05pm Today
CWS
SDP
 
4:10pm Today
COL
TEX
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
PIT
 
Final
DET 105
ATL 95
Final
BRK 111
IND 106
Final
MIA 81
SAN 95
4th
LAC 88
GSW 82
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
DET
 
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
PHI
 
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
SAN
 
7:30pm Tonight
NYK
BRK
 
7:30pm Tonight
BOS
IND
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
CHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
DAL
 
8:00pm Tonight
HOU
SAC
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
DEN
 
10:00pm Tonight
POR
LAC
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
NOP
 
Final
TEMPL 57
MIAMI 60
Final
EVAN 79
TENNM 66
Final
NARZ 68
YALE 61
Final
ODU 60
STAN 67
8:00pm Tonight
LAMON
LOYC
 
Final
WAS 4
CAR 2
Final
BOS 3
FLA 2
Final
CLB 3
NJD 2
Final
DET 1
OTT 2
Final
TOR 3
TAM 1
Final
WIN 2
NYR 3
Final
NAS 4
VAN 5
7:30pm Tonight
BUF
TOR
 
8:00pm Tonight
PIT
PHI
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
EDM
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
COL