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Arizona Diamondbacks can’t hang in extra innings: By the Numbers

Rubby De La Rosa gave the D-backs another solid start.

Nick Ahmed continued strong production.

Paul Goldschmidt was Goldschmidt-y but the D-backs lost to the Dodgers 6-4 Tuesday to go 5-6 during this 16-game stretch against NL West opponents.

It was 3-3 at the end of the ninth but the Dodgers used three runs in the tenth to put this one away.

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Gotta love free baseball. It only took one extra inning for the Dodgers to take this one though.

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The Dodgers doubled their run total, scoring three in the 10th. On the first at-bat of the extra inning, Howie Kendrick homered off of David Hernandez and Yasmani Grandal brought in two on a double. Paul Goldschmidt did his part to keep this one going with an RBI double but that would be the only time the Diamondbacks scored in the 10th.

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Rubby De La Rosa’s ERA over his past four starts. Tuesday night, he pitched 5.2 innings, allowing two runs and striking out seven. Regardless of a stellar #RubbyTuesday, the bullpen couldn’t get him the win.

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The number of pitchers the D-backs used to finish this game. We saw Oliver Perez, Enrique Burgos, Randall Delgado, Daniel Hudson, Brad Ziegler, David Hernandez and Matt Stites, who was recalled from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, finished the game.

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The Dodgers’ bullpen on the other hand, only allowed one run in the last five innings and it occurred after the offense gave them a three-run insurance policy.

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Nick Ahmed has now hit six home runs this season. Ahmed has homered in back-to-back games — the first time that’s happened in his career. He’s the fourth D-back to accomplish that feat, joining A.J. Pollock, Mark Trumbo and Paul Goldschmidt, who has done it four times.