Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 6/15/12
The Diamondbacks broke out of a mini-offensive slump with another three-homer game Thursday, avoiding a three-game sweep in Texas in the process. After scoring only one run in the first two games of the series, the D-backs blew open an 11-3 victory with a five-run sixth inning, which was capped by Gerardo Parra's three-run homer. Parra has been a major contributor in the D-backs' four three-homer games in their last 10 -- June 3 at San Diego, June 5 against Colorado and June 8 against Oakland, all victories. Parra and Jason Kubel had three home runs apiece in those four games. Because Kubel was used as the designated hitter in the interleague road series in Texas, both started all three games against the Rangers. Kubel's two-run homer in the second inning Thursday gave right-hander Daniel Hudson a 2-1 lead he never relinquished, and Miguel Montero capped the scoring with a two-run homer in the ninth. Lyle Overbay almost hit another, his two-run double in the fifth hitting the lef...
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