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.