Morning Blast (Video): Peralta’s Inside-the-Park Homer, Drury Doubles, Goldy Scores on Error
The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Saturday, notching their 65th win on the season and maintaining their 4.5 game lead in the Wild Card race. Here are a few of the highlights from the game, starting with J.D. Martinez run-scoring double in the bottom of the 6th inning:
Paul Goldschmidt scored next for the D-backs when Javy Baez uncorked a wild throw over the catcher’s head:
On the next play, Brandon Drury doubled to score Martinez and Marte, giving the D-backs a 4-0 lead:
After adding another run in the bottom of the 7th inning, David Peralta hit an inside-the-park home run, motoring around the bases in under 16 seconds:
Just how fast did @dperalta6 run on his inside-the-park homer?
Unscientifically, super fast. Scientifically, ⬇. pic.twitter.com/bzIuFz3Pg9
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 13, 2017