For the second straight day, the Arizona Diamondbacks came from behind to even the series at one game apiece.

Arizona rallied for a 6-5 victory in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 21 to even the series at 2-2.

After dropping Games 1 and 2 on the road, the A’s won Game 3 2-1 on Ketel Marte’s game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning, with pinch-hitter Alex Thomas hitting a tiebreaking home run and Gabriel Moreno driving in the winning run.

Arizona will send ace Zach Galen to the mound for Game 5 at 9:07 a.m. on April 22 at the same venue.

Galen took the loss in Game 1, allowing five runs on eight hits in five innings. Then-Philadelphia starter Zack Wheeler picked up the win with six innings of three-hit, two-run ball. Game 5 will be a return matchup of the two aces, and Galen will be looking to redeem himself. If Arizona wins Game 5, it will take a 3-2 lead in the series with a three-game home sweep and remain one game away from its first World Series appearance in 22 years since 2001.

The game came down to a tight bullpen battle. Arizona starter Joe Mantifly pitched one scoreless inning of one-hit ball, while Philadelphia starter Christopher Sanchez gave up two runs on two hits in 2 1/3 innings. It was Arizona that came from behind.

Trailing 5-3 in the bottom of the eighth.

Leadoff man Rueredes Gurriel Jr. led off with a double to left off Philadelphia closer Craig Kimbrel. Evan Longoria flied out to left field to put runners at first and second. Thomas, a left-handed pinch-hitter, stepped up to the plate and pounded a two-run double off Kimbrel to tie the game at 5-5. On a full count, he pulled a 93-mph fastball from Kimbrel over the right-center field fence for a 412-foot shot.

Arizona went on to put runners on second and third on a Marte single to left and a Corbin Carroll sac fly before Moreno lined a single up the middle off reliever Jose Alvarado to bring home Marte and cut the lead to 6-5.

Paul Seawald came on in the top of the ninth and gave up a two-out double to Schwarber, but got Turner to ground out to short for the save.

Kimbrel is coming off his worst outing of the fall after giving up a walk-off single to Marte in the ninth inning of a 1-1 tie in Game 3 the day before.

Arizona struck first. In the bottom of the second inning, Christian Walker led off with a single, advanced to second on a throwing error by the third baseman and third on a grounder by Gurriel and a fastball by catcher JT Realmuto. Emmanuel Rivera followed with an RBI single up the middle for a 1-0 lead.

Arizona made it 2-0 in the third when Marte led off with an infield single, advanced to third on a wild pitch by Sanchez and Carroll’s grounder to shortstop, and scored on Moreno’s single to right field.

But the Phillies got a run back in the top of the fourth when leadoff hitter Kyle Schwarber hit a solo shot to right-center field. On a full count, Schwarber crushed a 91-mph, seven-seam fastball from left-hander Kyle Nelson over the wall in right-center field. It was Schwarber’s fourth home run of the NLCS, giving him one in Game 1 and two in Game 2.

The Phillies tied the game 2-2 in the top of the fifth. One out later, Realmuto led off with a single to left-center and advanced to second on Nick Castellanos’ grounder to the pitcher. Brandon Marsh then pulled a 92 mph sinker from Andrew Salfranc in left-center for a two-run double to left-center, bringing Realmuto home.토스카지노 주소

The Phillies added two runs in the top of the sixth. Schwarber, the next batter Trey Turner, and Bryce Harper drew back-to-back walks to load the bases. Alec Bomb then pulled a low sinker from reliever Ryan Thompson and hit a grounder that bounced inside the third base line and to Rivera’s right. Rivera threw home, but it was a bad throw, allowing Schwarber and Turner to score.

The Phillies loaded the bases in the top of the seventh when Johan Rojas tripled to right field and Schwarber followed with a single to center. Turner followed with a sacrifice fly to left field that scored Rojas, making it 5-2 in favor of the Phillies.

Arizona, however, scored one run in the bottom of the seventh to spark a late rally. A single by Heraldo Perdomo and walks by Marte and Moreno loaded the bases before Christian Walker drove in a run on a push ball from right-hander Ryan Kirkering to cut the deficit to two.

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