Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 4/7/12
The Diamondbacks' late-season success against the San Francisco Giants in 2011 has carried over to this year. The D-backs look for a seventh consecutive victory over the Giants on Saturday at Chase Field. Arizona began defense of its NL West title with a 5-4 win over San Francisco on Friday. Chris Young and Paul Goldschmidt each hit first-inning homers off Tim Lincecum, and Ryan Roberts' two-run double snapped a sixth-inning as the Diamondbacks won their fifth straight at home over the Giants. San Francisco won seven of the first eight meetings with Arizona in 2011, but dropped eight of the final 10 to finish eight games behind the Diamondbacks. Friday's loss marked the first time in five games at Chase Field that the Giants have scored more than two runs. "It's good to see everybody pick up where they left off," said Roberts, hitting .320 with seven RBIs in his last six games versus San Francisco. Goldschmidt, who hit eight homers and drove in 26 runs in 48 regular-season game...
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