Walker's bat, Kelly's arm lead Diamondbacks past Brewers 5-0
Posted: Sep 2, 2022 8:49 AM CDT
By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker hit a two-run homer, Merrill Kelly pitched seven stellar innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0.
Walker hammered his 31st homer to deep left in the first inning off Milwaukee's Brandon Woodruff, giving the D-backs a 2-0 lead.
Geraldo Perdomo's RBI single in the third pushed the advantage to 3-0. Josh Rojas smashed a two-run double high off the center field wall in the fifth to make it 5-0.
All five runs came with two outs.
The D-backs are 22-16 since the All-Star break.