Webb Leads Diamondbacks

Right-hander wins his seventh game as Ojeda drives in 6
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser Staff
Posted May 3, 2008 7:26 PM CDT
Webb Leads Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks' Augie Ojeda grimaces in pain after he was hit on the right leg by a pitch from New York Mets pitcher Aaron Heilman.   (AP Photo/Paul Connors)

Brandon Webb became the majors' first seven-game winner, Augie Ojeda drove in a career-high six runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 10-4 today. Webb (7-0) matched Randy Johnson in 2000 for the fastest start by a Diamondbacks pitcher. Starting in place of injured second baseman Orlando Hudson, Ojeda entered with two RBIs.

On the day he was selected NL pitcher of the month for April, Webb went six innings, allowing a season-high four runs. He gave up five hits, walked two and struck out three.
Webb was sailing along with a 5-1 lead when Ryan Church singled and Carlos Beltran walked in the sixth. Carlos Delgado hit a 1-1 delivery deep into the right-field seats to cut Arizona's lead to 5-4. (More MLB stories.)

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