Micah Owings pitched five effective innings for his first win in more than a year and Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Thursday night.
Joe Saunders snapped a personal six-game losing skid and Kelly Johnson homered and drove in two runs in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 5-2 win over Colorado on Tuesday night that earned them a split of their double-header.
Carlos Gonzalez homered twice and the Colorado Rockies became the first team to decipher Josh Collmenter’s tomahawk-throwing style, rallying past Arizona 12-4 Tuesday despite losing pitcher Jorge De La Rosa in the opener of the day-night doubleheader.
Matt Lindstrom’s wild pitch with one out in the top of the 11th inning allowed Gerardo Parra to score from third base, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks to a wild 7-6 win over the Colorado Rockies in their season opener Friday.
Baseball fans in Colorado are getting ready for the Rockies’ home opener on Friday. And it shows. Blake Street now sports a big purple stripe right down the middle.
Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez threw two scoreless if slightly shaky innings and the Rockies inaugurated the fancy new spring training facility they share with Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 8-7 in 10 innings Saturday.