PHOENIX – Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night. The Rockies bounced back with a win, one day after they were swept in a doubleheader by the Diamondbacks. The first of those two losses ended Colorado’s slim hopes of making the playoffs.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:51 pm
Colorado Rockies (26-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-35, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Colorado: Kyle Freeland (2-2, 3.69 ERA) Arizona: Madison Bumgarner (0-4, 7.36 ERA) LINE: Rockies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by German Marquez. Marquez went seven innings, giving up zero runs on five hits with seven strikeouts against Arizona.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 7:05 am
Charlie Blackmon flies out to deep left field to David Peralta. Trevor Story flies out to left field to David Peralta. Josh Fuentes doubles to deep left field.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:25 am
Luke Weaver’s night started out well. He worked around a leadoff single by Raimel Tapia in the first to retire the next three batters without drama. Elias Diaz hit a two out double in the 2nd, but was stranded when Ryan McMahon struck out to end the inning.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:23 am
Rookie Wyatt Mathisen hit his first two career homers, fellow rookie Daulton Varsho knocked in the go-ahead run with a triple, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks trailed 3-1 going into the sixth but rallied for a six-run inning off Rangers pitchers Wes Benjamin, Nick Goody and Brett Martin. Arizona sent 10 batters to the plate.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 2:00 am
Carson Kelly had a three-run homer, Caleb Smith and Riley Smith combined to throw a six-hitter and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 7-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Eduardo Escobar added two singles and Nick Ahmed had a triple for the Diamondbacks. The three-run homer was a good moment in a disappointing season for the 26-year-old Kelly, who emerged as Arizona’s starting catcher in 2019.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:03 am
George Springer homered twice, including an inside-the-park shot, to lead the Houston Astros over the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday. Carlos Correa drove in the go-ahead run for Houston with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning. Springer’s two home runs gave him 13 this year.
Posted: September 20, 2020, 11:22 pm