OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Oakland Athletics as Gerardo Perdomo hit a two-run homer in the second inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run homer, and Meryl Kelly secured a third straight win. rice field. 5-2 on Monday.
The Athletics reported 2,064 spectators, the lowest official fan count since September 19, 1979 against Texas with 1,037.RELATED
Arizona (24-18) broke .500 in six games for the first time since finishing 85-77 in 2019.
Keter Marte singled in the fourth inning to extend his hitting streak to 16 games, while Kelly (4-3) went 8 innings with 9 strikeouts and went undefeated in 4 games since losing to San Diego on April 22. are recording.
Diamondbacks manager Tory Rovuro was ejected in the eighth inning for discussing swing decisions.
Bench coach Jeff Bannister took his place, and Oakland hit a tie with Miguel Castro in an at-bat. Kelly walked the opponent in the first at-bat and connected with Nick Allen’s single to get over the predicament.
Former athletics reliever Andrew Chafin made his sixth save.
The Diamondbacks surprised AL starter Drew Lusinski (0-4). He had a season-high five walks in his fifth career start.
In the Athletics, Estrie Ruiz of the Dominican Army has 4 wins, 1 loss and 1 RBI, while Ramon Laureano has 4 wins and 0 losses. Aredomis Diaz of Cuba 1-0. Colombia’s Jordan Diaz 2-0.
For the Diamondbacks, Keter Marte of the Dominican Republic went 5-1, and Gerardo Perdomo went 3-2 with 2 points and 2 RBIs. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. of Cuba 3-1, 1 goal, 2 goals. Venezuela’s Gabriel Moreno is 3-1.