Chas McCormick was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive within the successful run within the tenth inning because the Houston Astros despatched the Arizona Diamondbacks to their one centesimal loss with a 4-3 win on Friday night time.
Houston tied it in tenth with an RBI bloop single by Jake Meyers, and after Aledmys Díaz walked to load the bases with one out, Tyler Clippard (1-1) hit McCormick within the head with a 0-2 pitch to attain Yordan Alvarez. It was Houston’s first win on successful by pitch since August 1998 and third time in franchise historical past.
David Peralta gave Arizona the lead within the prime of the tenth with an RBI single off Ryne Stanek (3-4).
Madison Bumgarner retired the primary 9 batters he confronted and 15 of the primary 16 earlier than Jose Siri walked with one out within the sixth. After Jason Castro grounded out, José Altuve despatched a 0-2 fastball to left for his twenty eighth dwelling run.
Earlier than the sixth, Altuve had been the one Astros baserunner, reaching on an error to steer off the fourth however was rapidly erased on a double play.
Bumgarner yielded two runs on one hit with three strikeouts in seven innings.
Earlier than this season, the one different 100-loss season within the Diamondbacks historical past was in 2004 when the membership misplaced 111 video games.
Kole Calhoun gave Arizona a 1-0 lead within the sixth with a solo dwelling run to proper simply out of the attain of Kyle Tucker.
Josh VanMeter hit an RBI single within the eighth to tie it at 2-2.
The Diamondbacks have been 2 for 14 with runners in scoring place. Josh Rojas completed with three hits.
Houston starter Brandon Bielak threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings, scattering three hits with six strikeouts.
Diamondbacks: Calhoun (left hamstring pressure) was reinstated from the injured listing. … INF Seth Beer (dislocated left shoulder) was positioned on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Wednesday.
Astros: Castro (proper knee soreness) was reinstated from the injured listing. C Garrett Stubbs was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land. … Third base coach Gary Pettis examined Positive for Covid-19 and was away from the workforce. Supervisor Dusty Baker stated Pettis was feeling good and has no signs. Baker added that Pettis had gotten the primary vaccine and was about to get the second vaccine when he examined Positive.
Astros RHP Lance McCullers, Jr. (12-4, 3.12 ERA) will search for his fourth straight successful choice when he begins Saturday reverse Arizona RHP Humberto Castellanos (2-1, 3.90 ERA).