Martin Prado reflects the Diamondbacks' struggles early as he heads back to the dugout after a fifth-inning strikeout.
Troy Tulowitzki celebrates his third-inning home run with teammates Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco. Rosario added his own heroics later with a walk-off hit in the 10th inning.
DENVER - Reliever Matt Reynolds tried to outthink his former teammate, guess what pitch Wilin Rosario would be looking for and throw the opposite.
Shortstop Didi Gregorius had a two-run single and nice defensive plays behind Patrick Corbin to help the D-backs end a three-game losing skid.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks scored their only runs with the help of an infield double.
Miguel Montero celebrates with injured pitcher J.J. Putz after Friday's win over the Phillies. Montero hit the go-ahead home run in the eighth inning.
Martin Prado connects on an RBI single during the seventh inning of Friday's game against the Phillies. The host Diamondbacks won 3-2 despite another sluggish start from pitcher Ian Kennedy.
PHOENIX - Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson moved Miguel Montero down to eighth in the lineup, hoping it would give him a spark, playing a hunch that he might come up in a big situation.
Paul Goldschmidt, right, is congratulated by Gerardo Parra after hitting a tiebreaking homer in ninth. Parra scored on the play.
LOS ANGELES - Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Brandon League, and the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 5-3 Tuesday night, sending last-place Los Angeles to its sixth straight loss.
San Diego's Yonder Alonso gestures after hitting a two-run homer in Friday's win over the Diamondbacks. Alonso's fifth-inning blast off Wade Miley gave the Padres a lead they wouldn't relinquish, even though Arizona rallied in the ninth.
SAN DIEGO - There were certain things manager Kirk Gibson expected out of his team heading into the season, areas in which he figured the Diamondbacks might struggle. Protecting leads late in games was not one of them.
San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval, right, salutes teammate Angel Pagan after Sandoval hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning that gave the Giants their victory.
PHOENIX - A sore elbow couldn't slow Pablo Sandoval.
Jhoulys Chacin shut down the Diamondbacks for 6 1/3 innings before leaving with an oblique injury. "That's probably the best I've seen him throw," said Arizona manager Kirk Gibson.
DENVER - Jhoulys Chacin's strong start ended painfully.
Arizona's Aaron Hill dives but can't stop a ball off the bat of Cardinal Daniel Descalso in the third inning.
Arizona's Brandon McCarthy throws during the second inning of Wednesday's game, which lasted 16 innings and edged past midnight to become the longest game in Chase Field history - 5 hours 32 minutes.
Three games into the season might seem like a premature time to start talking about resting a player.