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Diamondbacks set new team record for runs scored in 1st 2 innings of a game

The D-backs' bats were on fire in Texas
KNXV Diamondbacks Eduardo Escobar
Posted at 6:29 PM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 00:06:51-04

The Arizona Diamondbacks' bats were on fire in Texas on Wednesday night

The D-backs set a new team record by scoring 12 runs in the first two innings of Wednesday's game at the Texas Rangers. They scored seven runs in the first inning -- one short of a team record -- and then added five more in the second to jump out to a 12-0 lead.

Jarrod Dyson, Eduardo Escobar and Kevin Cron all hit home runs in the game's first two innings for the D-backs, who went on to beat the Rangers 19-4. The D-backs came one run away from matching their all-time record for runs in a game, set last year vs. the San Diego Padres.

Escobar went on to hit a second home run, and Carson Kelly scored the Diamondbacks' final run of the night with a home run in the ninth inning. The D-backs scored 14 runs in the game's first three innings, the most in the first three innings of an MLB game since the New York Yankees scored 15 runs four years ago, also at the Rangers.

The D-backs earned a sweep of their two-game series vs. the Rangers and now have a 49-47 record. They are one-half game out of the second and final Wild Card spot in the National League.

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