Inside the Box: Kennedy gets career-high 10 wins

Jul 17, 2011, 1:47 AM | Updated: 3:11 am

After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the
box score and
provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go
Inside the Box for July
16, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 2

The Good:

Ian Kennedy has had a great season so far, and he got a well-deserved win Saturday night. In his seven innings, he gave up five hits and only two earned runs. Kemp was able to grab a homer off of Kennedy, but that looked to be his only errant pitch of the game. He walked one and struck out seven.

Kennedy’s win was his career-high tenth of the season. He know holds a 10-3 record.

The Bad:

For as good as Kennedy was throwing the ball, the D-backs bats struggled to give him run support. They only managed two put together five hits for a total of three runs. The D-backs two representatives in the All-Star game, Justin Upton and Miguel Montero, combined for a total of one hit. Maybe that break let some of the D-backs hitters get a little rusty.

The Funky:

None of the four runs the D-backs scored against the
Dodgers were earned.

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