Fernando Rodney

Greinke, Goldschmidt help Diamondbacks beat Reds 6-3

Zack Greinke shut down the Cincinnati Reds — and picked up the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Greinke threw seven scoreless innings and Paul Goldschmidt hit his 20th homer in the Diamondbacks' 6-3 victory Friday night.

Arizona rebounded from a 5-4 loss in Los Angeles a night earlier when closer Fernando Rodney blew a three-run lead in the ninth. The Dodgers won all three games by one run.

"On a night when we were maybe a little down and smarting after a tough series in LA, we had a guy step up in Zack Greinke," manager Torey Lovullo said. "He was the right guy for us at the right moment. ... He had the weight of 24 guys on his shoulders and carried...