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Diamondbacks win first home game of the season

April 7, 2023; Phoenix, Ariz; USA; Diamondbacks right fielder Corbin Carroll (7) rounds third and high-fives third base coach Tony Perezchica after a home run against the Dodgers in the sixth inning during a game at Chase Field. Mlb Dodgers At Dbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks won their first home game of the season as they took down the Los Angeles Dodgers with a final score of 6-3.

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After trailing early, a pair of back-to-back home runs off Clayton Kershaw by veteran Even Longoria and rookie Corbin Caroll boosted them back on top.

Madison Bumgardner got the start, he went 4.2 innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits. But it was the bullpen that came in and shut down the Dodgers, providing 4.1 shutout innings.

Longoria led the D-backs in scoring, going 3-3 and scoring two runs, including his game-tying home run.

Gabriel Moreno also delivered with a clutch two-out double to extend Arizona’s lead in the eighth inning. Moreno ended 2-4. hopefully enough to boost him out of his early-season slump.

The D-backs outhit the Dodgers 10-5 and have improved back to .500 on the season, they are tied with the Padres for 2nd in the NL West. Arizona’s next game is tomorrow night at 6:40 PM, once again at Chase Field.

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