David Peralta hit a grand slam in Arizona’s nine-run eighth inning, Mark Trumbo homered and drove in four runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the bumbling Colorado Rockies 14-4 on Saturday night.
Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is expected to miss a couple of days with a bruised left calf after being hit by a pitch in the Rockies’ 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
Jorge De La Rosa continued his solid start to the season but the effort was not quite strong enough as Paul Goldschmidt’s two-run, fourth inning homer off was the game-changer in the Diamondbacks 3-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Trevor Cahill earned his first win with Arizona and Chris Young homered and drove in three runs Sunday as the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to avoid a series sweep.