With his team struggling to score runs behind him, Cliff Lee pitched in himself.
Lee threw seven scoreless innings and helped out with three sacrifice bunts as the Philadelphia Phillies beat Arizona 3-1 Saturday night, ending the Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak.
''It feels good to bunt a guy over and watch him score,'' said Lee, who said he hadn't been asked to bunt in three straight plate appearances before. ''It makes you feel like you contributed.''
In fact, twice Lee's bunts set up runs.
Lee (4-2) gave up six hits, struck out three and walked two in winning consecutive road starts for the first time since August 2011.
Philadelphia had been shut out in two of Lee's past starts and the Phillies have scored 23 runs total in his seven starts - eight coming in one game.
''I just need to keep grinding and give the team a chance to win every time,'' he said.
The Diamondbacks threatened against Lee only once, loading the bases with two outs in the seventh while trailing 2-...