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Homers carry D-backs
Diamondbacks 4, Reds 2
Brandon Webb walked four, but minimized the damage. (Al Berhman/AP)
Chris Young and Eric Byrnes hit homers in the third inning to give Brandon Webb an early cushion, then pinch-hitter Jeff Salazar added another in the seventh as the D-backs began the season with a win.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (1-0)
Won 1
Arizona 4, Cincinnati 2   CIN
Cincinnati (0-1)
Lost 1
March 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0   4 5 0
Cincinnati
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 3 1
Standings thru 3/31/08  |  Recap: ARI | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Diamondbacks stats  |  Reds stats
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, CF4111030.250
Hudson, 2B4100000.000
Byrnes, LF4111001.250
Jackson, 1B3011100.333
Snyder, C3010101.333
Reynolds, 3B4000023.000
Drew, SS4000011.000
Upton, RF4000021.000
Webb, P2000010.000
  a-Salazar, PH11110001.000
  Qualls, P0000000.000
  Pena, P0000000.000
  Lyon, P0000000.000
Totals33454297 

a-Homered for Webb in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Young (1, 3rd inning off Harang, 0 on, 1 out), Byrnes (1, 3rd inning off Harang, 0 on, 2 out), Salazar (1, 7th inning off Burton, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young 4; Byrnes 4; Jackson; Snyder; Salazar 4.
RBI: Jackson (1), Young (1), Byrnes (1), Salazar (1).
2-out RBI: Jackson; Byrnes; Salazar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reynolds.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Reynolds-Hudson-Jackson).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF4000003.000
Keppinger, SS4000012.000
Griffey, RF3100120.000
Phillips, 2B4111030.250
Dunn, LF3001110.000
Encarnacion, 3B2000211.000
Hatteberg, 1B4000012.000
Valentin, C3010001.333
Harang, P2010011.500
  Burton, P0000000.000
  a-Hopper, PH0000000.000
  Weathers, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals2923241010 

a-Hit by pitch for Burton in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Phillips (1, Webb).
TB: Phillips 3; Valentin; Harang.
RBI: Phillips (1), Dunn (1).
GIDP: Keppinger.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (1, throw).

 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Webb (W, 1-0)6.03224603.00
Qualls (H, 1)1.00000100.00
Pena (H, 1)1.00000100.00
Lyon (S, 1)1.00000200.00
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang (L, 0-1)6.03322623.00
Burton 1.01110219.00
Weathers 1.00000000.00
Cordero 1.01000100.00

WP: Harang.
HBP: Hopper (by Qualls).
Pitches-strikes: Webb 90-56, Qualls 11-7, Pena 12-9, Lyon 11-8, Harang 99-65, Burton 17-10, Weathers 12-8, Cordero 15-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Webb 7-5, Qualls 0-2, Pena 1-1, Lyon 0-1, Harang 6-6, Burton 0-1, Weathers 1-2, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Webb 24, Qualls 4, Pena 3, Lyon 3, Harang 24, Burton 4, Weathers 3, Cordero 4.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 57 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36 (:59 delay).
Att: 42,498.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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