Inside the Box: Pitching rules again in Washington

Aug 25, 2011, 12:11 AM | Updated: 1:36 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
August 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Nationals 2

The Good:

Daniel Hudson followed Ian Kennedy’s strong performance
with one of his own, coming within one out of a complete
game. He allowed nine hits and two runs while striking out
six.

Miguel Montero’s 8th inning single scored what proved to
be the winning runs.

The Bad:

It was unfortunate that Hudson was not able to finish the
complete game shutout. He got within one out of finishing
the game before allowing back-to-back solo home runs to
Laynce Nyx and Jonny Gomes.

The Funky:

J.J. Putz came on to record the fantasy baseball player’s
dream, the one-out save. It is the 32nd game Putz has
locked down for the D-backs this season.

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