Billy Buckner gave up eight runs on 13 hits in 5 2/3 innings. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
By Jesse Sanchez / MLB.com
Billy Buckner was tagged for three runs in both the fifth and sixth innings, ending his night and sending the D-backs to defeat in the series opener. Mark Reynolds and Stephen Drew both homered to provide an early lead, but Drew's shot in the third inning capped Arizona's scoring.
BATTING 2B: Whitesell, J (5, Cain, M). HR: Reynolds, Ma (15, 2nd inning off
Cain, M, 0 on, 0 out), Drew (3, 3rd inning off Cain, M, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Young, Ch; Reynolds, Ma
5; Drew 4; Whitesell, J 3; Lopez, F. RBI: Reynolds, Ma (37), Buckner (1), Drew 2 (18). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Parra, G; Upton, J; Montero, M. SAC: Buckner 2. GIDP:
Snyder, C. Team RISP: 0-for-4. Team LOB: 8.
FIELDING E: Upton,
J (3, fielding), Lopez, F (7, throw), Boyer (1, fielding). Outfield assists: Young, Ch (Frandsen at
2nd base), Upton, J (Renteria at 2nd base), Parra, G (Renteria at 2nd base). DP: (Lopez, F-Drew-Whitesell,
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