Arrieta struck out 12 batters, and his only base runners came on an error and a single walk. Other than that, he was as close to perfect as they come.
With the stellar performance, Arrieta improved to 17-6 on the season with an impressive 2.11 ERA.
Wood allowed two runs on six hits in six innings to the
His only major mistake wound up over the fence, courtesy of Kris Bryant, who slugged a two-run homer in the first inning. Wood threw 72 pitches in the first three innings before settling down and making it through the next three.
His ERA now sits at 3.67.
The team has yet to determine the severity of the potential injury.
Ziegler arrived in a tie game Sunday against Oakland and left with a 7-4 deficit. He gave up three runs on six hits in just one inning.
He loaded the bases in the 10th, but slithered out of the jam with a double play and groundout. He had no such fortune in the 11th, when three two-out singles and a hit-by-pitch resulted in his second loss of the season.
His ERA still sits at a fine 1.88.
The Jekyll-Hyde run of
Chavez yielded just one earned run on eight hits in five innings with one walk and six strikeouts.
One problem is that it took him 95 pitches to get through five. Another is that he couldn't recover from a two-out error in the second, giving up singles to Ender Inciarte and Chris Owings that resulted in two unearned runs.
Chavez has just three quality starts in his last eight outings.