Monday, October 3, 2011 |
4 years ago
By this point in the season, it was beginning to become ever more clear to Arizona fans that this team might just be a little bit special.
The exciting come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Florida Marlins at Chase Field was a case in point, the D-Backs' 17th such win from a deficit already in 2011.
More plot lines in this one than in an Elmore Leonard novel, and it ended with Justin Upton holding a broken bat in his hand as his blooper to right field dropped just out of the reach of two Marlins.
Ryan Roberts hit a home run off former D-Back Javier Vazquez to bring Arizona close after falling behind 4-0, and then the unheralded little team snuck past Florida to win it.
The winning was becoming contagious by now.