Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – Mark Reynolds tripled in a run as part of a big first inning and belted a three-run homer in the sixth, carrying Arizona to a 13-2 blowout win over the New York Mets.
Chris Young had three hits and scored three times, while Miguel Montero went 3-for-5 with an RBI and scored twice as part of Arizona’s season-high 18-hit attack. Justin Upton knocked in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who snapped a four-game skid.
Ian Kennedy (5-7) held the Mets to a run on four hits over five innings in winning his second straight start.
Mike Pelfrey (10-5) lasted 1 1/3 innings in the shortest start of his career. The right-hander surrendered seven hits and six runs in losing his third straight start. During that span, Pelfrey has given up 28 hits and 17 runs over 10 innings.
Angel Pagan and Jose Reyes drove in the runs for the Mets, who faltered to their seventh loss in nine games.