Corbin Carroll singled with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday.
Alek Thomas homered to tie it in the eighth, then singled in the tying run in the 10th against David Bednar (3-1). The infield hit followed a throwing error by Bednar on a bunt and scored automatic runner Dominic Canzone, making his debut in the majors. After Geraldo Perdomo sacrificed, Ketel Marte was intentionally walked, and Carroll lined a single just fair down the right-field line to keep the Diamondbacks in first place in the National League West.
“He’s got an elite fastball,” Carroll said about fellow All-Star Bednar. “I saw the curveball earlier in the count and I put a good swing on it,”
Carroll has had to deal with a range of emotions in the last 10 days, from being voted as a starting outfielder in the All-Star Game in his hometown of Seattle, to leaving two games with soreness in his right shoulder that was…