07/28 22:46 CDT Ahmed sends Dbacks over Reds 2-1 in 15 innings
Ahmed sends Dbacks over Reds 2-1 in 15 innings
AP Baseball Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) --- Nick Ahmed's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning
sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on
Monday night and kept their franchise perfect when games go really long.
Arizona is 13-0 all-time in games of at least 15 innings.
Ahmed's single off J.J. Hoover (1-8) gave the Reds their ninth loss in 10 games
since the All-Star break, a slump that has dropped them below .500 for the
first time since June 21. The offense has been the problem, scoring only 17
runs in those 10 games, by far the fewest in the majors.
Oliver Perez (1-1) gave up a hit and a walk in two innings. Addison Reed got
his 25th save in 30 chances.
Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman fanned the side in the ninth, extending his major
league record for a reliever to 44 consecutive games with at least one