D-backs stop Reds with homers by Escobar and Cabrera

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.

 

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