The Arizona Diamondbacks have not wasted any time scoring runs in the season's first two games to continue their recent success over the San Francisco Giants.
Looking to sweep their opening series for the first time in 12 years, the Diamondbacks try for an eighth consecutive victory over the visiting Giants on Sunday at Chase Field.
A big reason for Arizona's surprise run to the NL West title last year was the 48 times the club rallied to win games. Through the first two games of 2012, the Diamondbacks (2-0) have scored half of their 10 runs in the first inning.
After Chris Young and Paul Goldschmidt each hit first-inning homers in Friday's 5-4 win over San Francisco, Aaron Hill homered in the first and Young had the first of his two run-scoring doubles in the same inning as the Diamondbacks won by the same score Saturday.
"It's a good way to start, put runs on the board," manager Kirk Gibson said.
The Diamondbacks' seven-game winning streak over the Giants (0-2) is their longe...