It looked as if it was going to be an easy victory for Arizona before Philadelphia rallied for four runs in the eighth. Ruf highlighted the frame, continuing his hot streak by homering in his third straight game and ninth time in August with a two-run shot that tied it at 7.
The Phillies threatened in the ninth off Josh Collmenter when Young walked and went to second on a wild pitch with two outs. Collmenter then walked Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley to load the bases for John Mayberry Jr., but Collmenter struck Mayberry out.
The Diamondbacks chased Phillies right-hander Ethan Martin in the first inning with three runs on three hits, highlighted by Prado's two-run homer. Martin hadn't pitched shorter than 4 1-3 innings in any of his previous four major-league starts, but he was lifted with the bases loaded and two outs in the first after allowing three runs on three hits and three walks.
Arizona tacked on a run in both the second and third innings and another in the fifth on Parra's RBI single to jump out to a 6-0 advantage. Ruiz homered leading off the bottom of the frame to break up the no-hit bid of Randall Delgado, who allowed three runs on three hits in six innings.
NOTES: The Phillies' previous record for longest game was 6:15, set on July 2, 2004, versus Baltimore. Arizona's mark of 5:53 came on May 29, 2001 at San Francisco. ... Phillies OF Domonic Brown left after playing the field in the second inning with right heel soreness. ... Arizona 2B Aaron Hill left in the seventh inning with mild groin tightness. ... The Diamondbacks placed right-handed reliever J.J. Putz on the 15-day DL with a dislocated right pinky finger and recalled right-hander Chaz Roe from Triple-A Reno. Roe pitched 1 ½ scoreless innings. ... Arizona left-hander Patrick Corbin (13-3, 2.45) will face right-hander Roy Halladay (2-4, 8.65), who will be making his first start since May 5 due to shoulder surgery. Halladay was scheduled to make a minor-league rehab start Sunday, but will fill in for Cloyd, who was scheduled to start but was used as a reliever for five innings Saturday.
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