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Tommy Henry Throws Diamondbacks to Defeat Pirates

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Tommy Henry pitched seven innings for his first major league win as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 in Phoenix on Tuesday, while Jake McCarthy scored three runs.

Quetermalte hit his second, Christian Walker hit his third, and he had nine batters in his seventh inning of four runs after Arizona took his 2–1 lead. I hit The D-backs earned his fifth win in their last seven games.

Henry (1-1) allowed his one run on four hits, two walks, and three strikeouts in his home debut and his second career start. Mark Melanson avoided a two-out walk in the ninth for his 16th save.

Michael Chavis hit his two homers and scored his three RBIs in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh has lost 11 of its last 15 games. Oneil Cruz and Ke'Bryan Hayes each had two hits.

The Diamondbacks took an early lead against Pirates starter Zach Thompson (3-9), where he had one run.

After Josh Rojas hit his double to lead off, Alek Thomas walked and Marte grounded on a fielder's choice. Rojas then scored from the third on Walker's single to right field. Arizona scored on McCarthy's infield hit when Walker doubled for him with one out, Dalton Vasho's flyout put him at third, and Arizona scored on an infield hit. I tackled another run in the third.

Thompson scored two runs in 4 2/3 innings where he got five hits. He took his 3 steps and hit 2. Chavis cut the lead in half with a two-out solo homer in his sixth, and Arizona responded with four runs against Duane in his seventh inning against Underwood Jr. rice field.

With one out, Walker singled, Basho walked, and McCarthy hit a two-run single.

Pittsburgh took the lead with three runs in his eighth inning against Chris Devenski. Ben Gamel doubled with two outs and Chavis unleashed a 424-foot burst into left field for his 12th of the season.

The D-backs improved to his 21-6 in his final 27 games with the Pirates, including his 9-2 mark on the field against Chase during that period. They started the four-game series with a 3-0 victory on Monday.

– Field Level Media