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PHOENIX -- Chris Iannetta has made the most of his handful of hits this season.

Iannetta hit a two-run homer and Jhoulys Chacin pitched seven effective innings in the Rockies' 6-4 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.

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Iannetta has 12 hits this season, but eight of them have gone for extra bases, including three doubles and a triple. The catcher is batting .188 with 12 RBI.

"He's as strong as anybody in this clubhouse," manager Jim Tracy said.

Chacin (4-2) yielded solo home runs by pitcher Barry Enright and Kelly Johnson, but only one other hit. The 23-year-old right-hander, who had lost his previous two starts, struck out six and walked four.

The Rockies jumped on Enright (1-3) for three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the fifth. Todd Helton doubled in two runs and Seth Smith had an RBI single. Ian Stewart, recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Tuesday when Ty Wigginton went on the 15-day disabled list, had a run-scoring double.

"Tonight I really I feel like we got back to doing what it was that we were doing in the early part of the season to get us off to the start that we got off to," Tracy said. "We pitched very well. Jhoulys did a great job tonight. His secondary pitches, his curveball and changeup, were exceptional."

Arizona rallied in the ninth. Third baseman Stewart robbed Ryan Roberts with a leaping grab but Juan Miranda followed with a drive off Matt Reynolds, who walked Gerardo Parra before Huston Street came in. Parra took second on defensive indifference and scored on pinch-hitter Melvin Mora's single with two down.

Chris Young singled to put runners on first and second before Street struck out Kelly Johnson for his 11th save in 11 tries.

Enright issued four walks in five innings, and three of them came around to score. All six runs came with two outs.

"I don't know why I've walked so many [eight] the last two games," Enright said. "Instead of attacking hitters on a few chances that I had I kind of nibbled."

Enright, who has dropped eight of his last nine decisions, hit his first career homer in the third, driving a 2-1 pitch into the left-field seats to make it 1-0.

Colorado responded in the fourth. With two outs and a runner on first, Stewart hit a high fly deep down the right-field line. Justin Upton got into position to make the catch, but the ball carried just over his glove for an RBI double. Then Iannetta drove an 0-2 pitch over the fence in left to make it 3-1

"I put myself in a hole being down 0-2. He left a breaking ball up in the zone," Iannetta said. "I was able to put a good swing on it."

Stewart entered the game with a .074 batting average and Iannetta began the day with a .183 average. They were seventh and eighth in the batting order.

"That's something here of late beyond the sixth spot we haven't gotten much," Tracy said. "We certainly need to get something because with the guys that are in front of those guys, they're going to come up to bat during the course of the season with people on base."

In the fifth, Enright walked consecutive batters on full counts. With two outs, Helton doubled over the head of center fielder Young. Smith followed with a single to give Colorado a 6-1 lead.

Johnson connected with one out in the sixth for his fourth home run.

Arizona dropped to 5-4 on a 10-game homestand.

Notes

Diamondbacks SS Stephen Drew sat out with a sore groin. ... Street's 11 saves are tied for most in the majors. ... Enright's homer was the 18th by an Arizona pitcher in franchise history. ... Rockies RHP Aaron Cook, on the 15-day DL since March 31 with a broken finger, pitched two simulated innings. ... Helton tied Lou Gehrig for 30th in career doubles with 534. ... Iannetta has thrown out three in a row trying to steal second.

 
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Players of the Game
Arizona

K. Johnson
AB 4
R 1
H 1
HR 1
RBI 1
Colorado

T. Helton
AB 3
R 2
H 1
HR 0
RBI 2
 
Colorado Rockies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dexter Fowler, CF5010020 .259
Jonathan Herrera, 2B4110102 .308
Carlos Gonzalez, LF4120102 .257
Troy Tulowitzki, SS5000005 .271
Todd Helton, 1B3212100 .313
Seth Smith, RF2011101 .304
    Matt Reynolds, P0000000 .000
    Huston Street, P0000000 .000
Ian Stewart, 3B4111013 .097
Chris Iannetta, C4112001 .188
Jhoulys Chacin, P3010000 .182
    Matt Belisle, P0000000 .000
    Alfredo Amezaga, RF1000000 .333
Totals3569643  
Batting
2B - Dexter Fowler (11, Enright), Todd Helton (7, Enright), Ian Stewart (1, Enright)
HR - Chris Iannetta (4, Enright)
RBI - Todd Helton 2 (13), Seth Smith (13), Ian Stewart (1), Chris Iannetta 2 (12)
2-OUT RBI - Todd Helton 2 (7), Seth Smith (5), Ian Stewart (1), Chris Iannetta 2 (4)
Team LOB - 7
Colorado Rockies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jhoulys Chacin (W,4-2) 7322462 2.85
Matt Belisle 0.2000100 3.75
Matt Reynolds 0.2122111 4.50
Huston Street (S,11) 0.2200010 2.12
Pitches-Strikes - Jhoulys Chacin 109-64, Matt Belisle 13-9, Matt Reynolds 18-12, Huston Street 8-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jhoulys Chacin 9-5, Matt Belisle 1-1
Batters Faced - Jhoulys Chacin 27, Matt Belisle 3, Matt Reynolds 4, Huston Street 4
Arizona Diamondbacks
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Chris Young, CF5010020 .223
Kelly Johnson, 2B4111112 .176
Justin Upton, RF3000110 .275
Miguel Montero, C4000032 .269
Ryan Roberts, 3B4000000 .301
Juan Miranda, 1B3111100 .222
Gerardo Parra, LF1100300 .268
Josh Wilson, SS4010002 .200
Barry Enright, P1111000 .182
   a- Russell Branyan, PH1000001 .255
    Josh Collmenter, P0000000 .000
   b- Xavier Nady, PH1000012 .278
    Joe Paterson, P0000000 .000
    Sam Demel, P0000000 .000
    Juan Gutierrez, P0000000 .000
   c- Melvin Mora, PH1011000 .283
Totals3246468  
a-grounded out for Enright in the 5th
b-struck out for Collmenter in the 7th
c-singled for Gutierrez in the 9th
Batting
HR - Kelly Johnson (4, Chacin), Juan Miranda (2, M. Reynolds), Barry Enright (1, Chacin)
RBI - Kelly Johnson (7), Juan Miranda (4), Barry Enright (2), Melvin Mora (8)
2-OUT RBI - Melvin Mora (5)
CS - Juan Miranda (1, 2nd base by Chacin/Iannetta)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - Johnson-Wilson-Miranda
Arizona Diamondbacks
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Barry Enright (L,1-3) 5666411 6.49
Josh Collmenter 2100000 1.46
Joe Paterson 0.2000010 0.00
Sam Demel 0.1000000 3.00
Juan Gutierrez 1200010 5.11
HBP - Smith (by Joe Paterson)
Pitches-Strikes - Barry Enright 83-50, Josh Collmenter 22-15, Joe Paterson 15-7, Sam Demel 1-1, Juan Gutierrez 24-17
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Barry Enright 6-8, Josh Collmenter 3-2, Juan Gutierrez 1-1
Batters Faced - Barry Enright 25, Josh Collmenter 6, Joe Paterson 3, Sam Demel 1, Juan Gutierrez 5
Game Information
Attendance - 18803
Game Time - 2:54
Temperature - 93
Umpires - Home - Paul Nauert, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Dana DeMuth, Third Base - Kerwin Danley