The Arizona Diamondbacks maintained their recent hot streak with a 9-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins Saturday night. The Diamondbacks have now pushed their win streak to five games, which is the team's longest win streak in two seasons.
The Diamondbacks and Twins traded blows all night, as the Twins took the early lead on a second inning score before the Diamondbacks evened the game in the fourth inning. The Twins put up another run in the fifth inning before both squads scored two runs in the sixth.
At the end of the seventh inning, the Twins led 4-3. The Diamondbacks, however, put up an impressive six-score eighth inning to steal the game. The inning was highlighted by a grand slam by Kelly Johnson, who has been struggling all season and played big at just the right time to secure the win.
The Diamondbacks will go for the three-game sweep of the Twins on Sunday before beginning a four-game road series against the Colorado Rockies.