Huge Inning Lifting D-backs
The D-backs just completed the highest-scoring inning in franchise history.
The previous record, eight, was slaughtered when the D-backs put up 13 in the bottom of the fourth today. That photo above was taked right before pitcher Edwin Jackson hit his first career homer, a deep blast to left-center. Chris Young and Kelly Johnson also homered in the inning.
Here’s a quick rundown of the fourth in which they scored 13 runs with eight hits and nearly batted around the lineup twice:
Daniel McCutchen pitching for Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche walked.
M. Reynolds grounded into fielder’s choice to shortstop, A LaRoche to second.
C. Young homered to left, A LaRoche and M Reynolds scored.
K. Johnson homered to right.
C. Snyder flied out to center.
E. Jackson singled to center.
C. Jackson singled to right, E Jackson to second.
S. Drew tripled to deep center, E Jackson and C Jackson scored.
Hayden Penn replaces Daniel McCutchen
S. Drew scored on H Penn’s wild pitch.
J. Upton walked.
A. LaRoche singled to right, J Upton to third.
M. Reynolds walked, A LaRoche to second.
C. Young grounded out to first, J Upton scored, A LaRoche to third, M Reynolds to second.
K. Johnson walked.
Jack Taschner replaces Hayden Penn
C. Snyder doubled to deep center, A LaRoche, M Reynolds and K Johnson scored.
E. Jackson homered to left center, C Snyder scored.
C. Jackson struck out looking.
— The eight hits in one inning tied a franchise record.