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A closer look: D-backs take game three

Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but
we
all
know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a
baseball
game. So, we will give you a closer look, providing you
with
the
analysis, quotes and notes from the D-backs’ July 28
win against the Mets.
Final
score: Diamondbacks 6, Mets
3
.

The Good:

The Dbacks continue to get it done at home. With the 6-3
win over the Mets on Saturday night the Dbacks have now
won 10 of their last 12 home games and are 23-9 at home
since May 23rd.

The Bad:

Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy gave up three solo home
runs to Ike Davis of the Mets. The distances of those home
runs according to ESPN Stats & Info… The first was 435
feet,
the second was 445 feet and third home run was 394 feet.

He Said It:

“It was everything. Even in the third at-bat I even hung
a
curveball to try something different. I threw good ones
and he was fouling them off. I can at least laugh at it
now. It was almost jaw-dropping. I have never given up
three to the same guy. I guess, he made SportsCenter.”

Noted:

Starter Ian Kennedy has now won three straight starts and
he’s 9-8 on the seaon. The Bullpen has also been holding
its own with a 0.51 ERA in their last seven games.

Up Next:

Sunday afternoon the Diamondbacks play the series finale
against the Mets and the finale of this 10 game homestand.
LHP Joe Saunders will face RHP R.A. Dickey of the Mets.
Saunders has made six straight quality starts and he’s 3-1
with a 3.46 ERA in his last four starts at Chase Field.
First pitch at 1:10pm.