Thursday, March 14, 2013
Victorino Scores Winning Run in Playoff Series for D-Backs
Dustin Pedroia knocked in Shane Victorino in the bottom of the 9th of Game 6 to give Arizona a series win over the Cleveland Indians. A recap of the games:
Game 1 - CLE 5, AZ 0: Dempster and Cleveland's pen holds Arizona to 5 hits enroute to a 5-0 shutout to take the series opener.
Game 2 - AZ 7, CLE 6: Randy Wells struggles, but goes the distance for Arizona, notching the complete game victory. A lot of clutch hits by the Arizona line-up in this one! Series tied 1-1.
Game 3 - AZ 8, CLE 2: Carlos Pena slugs 2 dingers to lead Arizona to the 8-2 victory.
Game 4 - CLE 4, AZ 1: Cleveland ties the series up. Danks pitches a 3-hit, 1-run effort for the win.
Game 5 - AZ 7, CLE 2: A solid offensive effort again by Arizona as they bang out 12 hits and breeze to a 7-2 victory.
Game 6 AZ 7, CLE 6: A 6-6 tie in the 9th is broken up in the bottom of the 9th for a walkoff series victory by Arizona. Victorino doubled and was brought home by Pedroia,