A visit to Kauffman Stadium gave the Arizona Diamondbacks just what they needed to move another step away from their recent woes.
The Diamondbacks will try to continue their turnaround with a seventh consecutive victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Arizona (18-22) clinched its first win streak since a three-game run April 29-May 1 with a 6-4 victory in Friday's opener of a three-game series in Kansas City. Miguel Montero matched a season high with three RBIs, including a tiebreaking double, and Chris Young had a two-run double in his return from the disabled list.
Young injured his right shoulder after colliding with the wall in a 5-4 loss to Pittsburgh on April 17. He's now batting .395 with five homers and 15 RBIs in 12 games this season.
"Bringing CY back today was certainly uplifting to the team. It was a big win for us," said manager Kirk Gibson, whose team has won three of four following a 2-10 stretch.
Ian Kennedy (3-3, 3.81 ERA) will ...