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The Arizona Diamondbacks Dominates The Halos 9-4 Behind Randal Grichuk Homer

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Phoenix, AZ—-The Arizona Diamondbacks dominated the Los Angeles Angels with a 9-4 victory in Phoenix on Tuesday night. Randal Grichuk led the charge with a two-run homer, part of his impressive three-hit performance. Corbin Carroll, Gabriel Moreno, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. also contributed three hits each to secure the win.

Grichuk came tantalizingly close to hitting for the cycle, only a single shy, while Carroll narrowly missed a homer himself. Moreno’s standout performance included two doubles and two RBIs, marking a memorable night for the Diamondbacks. Notably, no player from the team has achieved a cycle since Aaron Hill’s feat in 2012.

Arizona’s manager, Torey Lovullo, commended the team’s collective effort, citing their situational and timely hitting, along with a comprehensive approach at the plate.

Grichuk, who has adapted to a part-time role this season, showcased his readiness whenever called upon, boasting an impressive batting average of .316, primarily against left-handed pitchers.

Carroll initiated the scoring with an RBI triple in the second inning, setting the tone for the Diamondbacks. Despite a season-long slump, he has shown signs of resurgence with five hits in his last two games.

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Geraldo Perdomo made a notable return to the lineup after a two-month hiatus due to injury, immediately making an impact with a crucial RBI single.

The Angels briefly rallied with back-to-back RBI doubles in the third inning, but Arizona regained control, led by Grichuk’s towering two-run homer off Angels’ lefty José Suarez.

Pitcher Jordan Montgomery delivered a solid performance for Arizona, bouncing back from two consecutive rough outings. Despite his struggles earlier in the season, Montgomery provided stability on the mound, pitching into the sixth inning.

Taylor Ward’s solo homer added to the Angels’ tally, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Diamondbacks’ offensive onslaught.

UP NEXT:

The teams meet again Wednesday night game. Arizona will have RHP Slade Cecconi (1-4, 5.66 ERA) to the hill while Los Angeles counters with RHP José Soriano (3-5, 3.64).