The Diamondbacks played the Mariners on Wednesday in the desert as Arizona looked to improve their record closer towards the .500 mark. The game quickly turned into a homerun derby with eight homer hits between the two teams. In the end, the Diamondbacks hit six of those dingers and went on to win the game 14-10 against the Mariners.
The Diamondbacks got 16 hits in the game total, which is how they scored their 14 runs. Hill hit his 10th homerun for the team this season while McDonald, Kubel, Roberts, Montero, and Upton each also went yard. The team started off the game getting a quick 2-0 lead after the first. They then scored 12 runs in a three inning span that started in the fourth inning when they scored three and ended in the sixth inning when they got four more runs across the plate. In the fifth, they were able to score five runs. Arizona pitcher Cahill was credited with the victory and is now 6-5 on the year overall. The Diamondbacks are now 34-35 on the season with an even 17-17 home record.
Seattle was successful from the plate as well on Wednesday, but just fell short of getting a W. The Mariners got 14 hits in the game to score their 10 runs. Two of these hits were home runs from Gutierrez and Seager. The Mariners scored five in the third inning and four runs in the eighth. In the end, their record dropped to 30-41 on the season. Mariner pitcher Vargas was credited with the loss and is now 7-7 on the year.