• D-backs' McCarthy blanks Marlins on 3 hits

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated May 19, 2013
    That the homer was enough to win the game speaks to just how good D-backs starter Brandon McCarthy was. "It's something that I want to do and be able to follow through on," said McCarthy of his seventh career complete game. Before Saturday night's game, D-backs outfielder Gerardo Parra quizzed hitting coach Don Baylor about Marlins starter Tom Koehler. Gerardo Parra led off the game with a home run for Arizona, which has won four in a row while dealing the Marlins a season-long seven-game losing streak. That's pretty remarkable when you think about it, but if you're to believe Parra, that may have been the way hitting coach Don Baylor had it drawn up all afternoon.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Gerardo Parra’s home run leading off D-backs 1-0 win was first of its kind in 50 years

      Home runs leading off baseball games aren't all that rare an occurrence in Major League Baseball. However, the one hit by Gerardo Parra on Saturday night is rare for a couple different reasons that just so happened to come together on the same night. 1.…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • McCarthy blanks Fish for first victory

      After pitching eight shutout innings in his last start, only to see the bullpen lose the lead in the ninth, Brandon McCarthy went the distance against the Marlins on Saturday to earn his first victory in a D-backs' uniform, 1-0.
      Source: MLB.com

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