LOS ANGELES Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson was honored, and humbled, when the Los Angeles Dodgers presented fans with a replica bobblehead doll depicting his 1988 World Series walkoff home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers, complete with fist-pump.
The D-backs ruined the party while giving Gibson two more homers to celebrate Tuesday, and the uber-efficiency that has marked Wade Miley in his breakout season helped the D-backs to a 7-2 victory over the Dodgers.
Montero is having his best stretch of the season, and it is dovetailing nicely with the D-backs'. They secured their first road series victory in almost two months by winning the first two games against the Dodgers, who entered on a high after a three-game sweep in San Francisco over the weekend.
The D-backs have won 9 of their last 12, a stretch that has the feel of the kind of run they have been looking for all season. The air of confidence appears to be back, although they were careful not to speak to quickly, even as th...