For the first time since 2001, the Arizona Diamondbacks have won the National League Pennant and will be moving on to the World Series
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (KYMA, KECY) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have done it! They are moving on to the World Series after a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 7 of the NLCS.
In the first inning, Arizona jumped ahead 1-0 when Christian Walker drove in Corbin Carroll. The Phillies' Alec Bohm crushed a solo shot in the second to tie the game. The Phillies took the lead with an RBI double from Bryson Stott. In the fifth, Corbin Carroll hit an RBI single to tie the game at 2-2. Gabriel Moreno then drove in Carroll to give Arizona a 3-2 lead. In the seventh, Carroll hit a sac fly to score Geraldo Perdomo, making it 4-2. Paul Sewald closed the game out in the ninth to seal the win for the Diamondbacks.
This is the second time in franchise history that Arizona advances to the World Series. Game 1 will be 22 years to the day of Game 1 of the 2001 World Series, in which the Diamondbacks captured their first and only World Series title.
For the Diamondbacks, Brandon Pfaadt pitched four innings and gave up two earned runs with seven strikeouts.
Corbin Carroll had three hits, scored two runs, and had two RBIs.
For Philadelphia, Ranger Suarez pitched 4.2 innings and gave up three earned runs with six strikeouts.
The Diamondbacks will take on the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the World Series will be on Friday in Arlington.