That was more than enough support for a pitching staff led by starter Patrick Corbin, who helped his bid for a rotation spot, by allowing just one hit over five scoreless innings. Corbin did not walk a batter and struck out five, retiring the last 15 batters he faced.
"Patrick set the tone on the mound, five really crisp innings," D-backs manager Torey Lovullo said. "His stuff was outstanding."
Rangers starter Chi Chi Gonzalez began the game striking out three of four batters he faced in the first inning. But he gave up two runs in the second and six more in the third inning before finally being pulled.
"I didn't get the results, but I felt good out there," Gonzalez said.
Rangers Up Next:Shin-Soo Choo will be back in the lineup Wednesday when the Rangers host the Indians at 3:05 p.m. CT on Wednesday in Surprise. Choo was with the Indians from 2006-12 and is 2-for-16 this spring.
D-backs Up Next:Taijuan Walker, who has yet to allow a run in nine innings this spring, will start Wednesday against the Cubs at Sloan Park at 7:05 p.m. MST.