Diamondbacks rally again, erupt late to crush Indians

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 08: Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after strikng in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 8, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

PHOENIX — David Peralta hit a go-ahead solo homer in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks came from behind again before pulling away late, beating the Cleveland Indians 11-2 on Saturday night.

Peralta’s second home run of the season pinged off the right field foul pole with one out to give the Diamondbacks a 2-1 lead against starter Trevor Bauer. The Diamondbacks (5-1) scored four runs in the sixth and six more in the eighth, and they’ve come from behind for all five of their wins this season.

Zack Greinke (1-0) pitched 6 2/3 solid innings, allowing a run and five hits while striking out six.

Bauer (0-1) made his first start of the season and was charged with four runs and seven hits with seven strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

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