Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Eric Chavez delivered a three-RBI double during a
four-run 12th inning that gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 6-2 win over the New
York Yankees in the finale of a three-game interleague set.
Cody Ross singled home the go-ahead run in the 12th to cap off a 3-for-6
night, with Paul Goldschmidt also collecting three hits and Chavez finishing
2-for-5 to help the Diamondbacks avoid a series sweep.
Didi Gregorius and Martin Prado each had solo homers for Arizona, while
Patrick Corbin held the Yankees to one run and two hits over seven superb
innings despite not factoring in the decision.
Corbin lost his bid for a win after New York's Francisco Cervelli slugged a
game-tying solo homer off D-backs closer J.J. Putz in the bottom of the ninth.
Heath Bell (1-0) picked up the victory after working a scoreless bottom of the
Robinson Cano also homered for a Yankees squad that had a three-game win
streak snapped and received some bad news prior to the contest, when the team
learned that shortstop Derek Jeter will remain sidelined until after the All-
Star break after a CT scan revealed a crack in his surgically repaired left
David Phelps (0-1) was saddled with the loss after permitting four runs --
three earned -- in two innings of work. New York starter Phil Hughes allowed
just two runs while fanning six over the first seven frames.
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