The Arizona Diamondbacks cooled the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, defeating them 8-3. With the home runs of Eduardo Escobar and Asdrúbal Cabrera they guided the third victory of the campaign for the desert team.
26-year-old right-hander Riley Smith worked six innings effectively in his first career start. He allowed two runs and eight hits against the Reds who had won six in a row.
Venezuelan third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera went 2-for-1 with his second home run of the year in the second inning off starter Jeff Hoffman and finished with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Second baseman Eduardo Escobar hit 4-2 with a home run in the seventh inning off Sal Romano's pitches, culminating with two runs scored and two RBIs.
David Peralta went 4-0 with one scored and for the Reds, Eugenio Suárez had a good performance going 3-2 with two runs scored and one RBI.