Diamondbacks beat Phillies in 18-inning, 12-7 win

By Alejandro Freixes, CCNN Head Writer

After a lengthy game that took a whopping 7 hours, 6 minutes to finish, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-7. The marathon game is the longest baseball game since the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros game on June 3, 1989, which lasted eight minutes longer. Whew! Talk about stamina. It’s also the longest game in Diamondbacks history in terms of innings, though the Phillies still have their 21-inning game from 1918 as a record. Arizona’s Cliff Pennington said, “You just keep playing. Obviously, all the guys stepped up huge and their guys did a great job too. We just found a way to get runs on the board. We’re tired, I know that.”

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