Though the Arizona Diamondbacks have thrived in games decided in extra innings, they've also failed to preserve a lead for Patrick Corbin in two of those contests.
Looking to build on their latest extra-inning victory, the D-backs hope to do a better job behind Corbin in Sunday's series finale against the visiting Colorado Rockies.
Cody Ross delivered a sacrifice fly in the 10th to help Arizona (14-10) improve to 6-0 in extra-inning games with a 3-2 win over Colorado on Saturday. The Diamondbacks have won four of five, with the last three victories coming by 3-2 margins.
The D-backs needed extras to win the last two starts by Corbin (2-0, 1.71 ERA), who has given up just five runs and struck out 20 in 26 13 innings this season.
The left-hander allowed a run in seven innings and left with a one-run lead that the bullpen blew in the ninth of a 6-2, 12-inning win at Yankee Stadium on April 18. On Tuesday in San Francisco, he yielded two runs in 7 13 inning, but his teammates could ...