Pena's homer lifts Diamondbacks to 6-4 win over Indians
By Natalie Flanzer
PHOENIX (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Wily Mo Pena hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks recovered after J.J. Putz's second consecutive shaky outing to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Tuesday night.
Arizona appeared to be in control after Daniel Hudson's eight strong innings and two big hits by Kelly Johnson, only to see a late rally go to waste because of another ninth-inning meltdown by Putz.
The Diamondbacks rallied again in the bottom of the ninth against Tony Sipp (3-1), getting a walk and two stolen bases by Ryan Roberts to set up Pena's line-drive homer over the wall in left and a wild celebration at the plate.
Alberto Castillo (1-0) got one out for the win after being called up from the minors earlier in the day.