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Arizona at Colorado

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Arizona (79-76) «04300100513191
Colorado (71-86)0011200149190

Diamondbacks 13, Rockies 9

CBSSports.com wire reports
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DENVER -- Sticking with what got him to the big leagues is working out pretty well for Matt Davidson.

Davidson hit a three-run homer for the second straight day, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened an early six-run lead before hanging on to beat the Colorado Rockies 13-9 on Sunday.

"I'm trying to keep it the same game that it was in the minor leagues and no matter what the situation is take the same approach," said Davidson, who was called up from Triple-A Reno when rosters expanded this month. "That's what I've been doing, and that's why I've been having success."

Rookie Chris Owings, also recalled from Reno three weeks ago, doubled twice, scored twice and drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who led 7-1 in the third and 13-5 in the ninth.

"I've felt like I've been seeing the ball pretty well since I've been up here," Owings said. "I just got a couple of good pitches to hit and took advantage of them. It was one of those days when nobody was giving in and everybody was up there swinging. It was nice to get a few more runs there late."

Colorado's Michael Cuddyer was 3 for 5, raising his league-leading average to .334. Todd Helton, who is retiring at the end of the season, had four RBIs to raise his total to 1,402.

"I didn't realize I was coming up on 1,400 RBIs. That was a surprise to me," Helton said. "It's just one of those days at the plate. I struck out in my first at-bat and thought I should have taken this day game off. The line is in sight so it was good to go out and play hard."

That's just how he wants to go out, too.

"I always said when I die, I want to be scarred up and live my life to the fullest," Helton said. "I never said I wanted to retire like that. It's good knowing I can go out and be productive and help the team."

Will Harris (4-1) got the final two outs of the fifth in relief of Patrick Corbin, who allowed four runs, 10 hits and two walks in 4 1-3 innings. After Colorado closed with four runs in the ninth, Brad Ziegler got DJ LeMahieu to hit a game-ending groundout with two on.

Juan Nicasio (8-9) gave up seven runs, seven hits and two walks in 2 1-3 innings, matching his shortest outing this season.

Each team had 19 hits, including three apiece by Arizona's Aaron Hill, Adam Eaton and A.J. Pollock.

Notes

Cuddyer was back in the Rockies lineup after missing the previous three games with a sore left wrist and forearm. ... CF Dexter Fowler was rested by the Rockies, a day after aggravating a knee injury; manager Walt Weiss said there was a chance Fowler wouldn't play again the rest of the way. ... Charlie Blackmon has had multiple hits in seven of his last eight games. ... The Rockies have an off day Monday before closing their home schedule with a two-game interleague series against the Boston Red Sox. ... The Diamondbacks return home to host a four-game series against the Padres with RHP Brandon McCarthy (5-9) set to start Monday's opener against LHP Eric Stults. ... Paul Goldschmidt scored his 100th run of the season in a three-run third inning.

 
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Players of the Game
Colorado

T. Helton
AB 5
R 1
H 3
HR 0
RBI 4
Arizona

M. Davidson
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 4
 
Arizona Diamondbacks
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Adam Eaton, LF5032001 .265
A.J. Pollock, CF5131100 .267
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B4111103 .304
Aaron Hill, 2B5230014 .298
Miguel Montero, C3310210 .240
Matt Davidson, 3B4124112 .250
Gerardo Parra, RF5232011 .271
Chris Owings, SS5222014 .316
Patrick Corbin, P2000003 .123
   Will Harris, P0000000 .000
   a-Cliff Pennington, PH1000001 .237
   Chaz Roe, P0000000 .000
   J.J. Putz, P0000000 .000
   b-Tony Campana, PH1000000 .286
   David Hernandez, P0000000 .000
   c-Willie Bloomquist, PH1111000 .341
   Josh Collmenter, P0000000 .091
   Brad Ziegler, P0000000 .000
Totals4113191355  
a-grounded out for Harris in the 6th
b-grounded out for Putz in the 8th
c-tripled for Hernandez in the 9th
Batting
2B - A.J. Pollock (27, Lopez), Paul Goldschmidt (34, Nicasio), Matt Davidson (4, Nicasio), Gerardo Parra (41, Nicasio), Chris Owings 2 (3, Nicasio)
3B - Willie Bloomquist (1, Bettis)
HR - Matt Davidson (3, Bettis)
SF - Adam Eaton (1)
RBI - Adam Eaton 2 (21), A.J. Pollock (37), Paul Goldschmidt (123), Matt Davidson 4 (11), Gerardo Parra 2 (47), Chris Owings 2 (5), Willie Bloomquist (14)
2-OUT RBI - Adam Eaton (12), A.J. Pollock (12)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - Davidson-Hill-Goldschmidt, Davidson-Hill-Goldschmidt-Owings-Goldschmidt
E - A.J. Pollock (2, Misplayed grounder)
Arizona Diamondbacks
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Patrick Corbin 4.11044230 3.28
Will Harris (W,4-1) 0.2000100 3.08
Chaz Roe 1100010 3.26
J.J. Putz 1100000 2.48
David Hernandez 1211000 4.78
Josh Collmenter 0.2344100 3.10
Brad Ziegler 0.1200000 2.31
Pitches-Strikes - Patrick Corbin 73-53, Will Harris 10-4, Chaz Roe 14-8, J.J. Putz 5-4, David Hernandez 15-11, Josh Collmenter 27-17, Brad Ziegler 9-6
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Patrick Corbin 5-4, Chaz Roe 1-0, J.J. Putz 1-1, Josh Collmenter 1-1, Brad Ziegler 1-0
Batters Faced - Patrick Corbin 24, Will Harris 3, Chaz Roe 3, J.J. Putz 3, David Hernandez 5, Josh Collmenter 6, Brad Ziegler 3
Colorado Rockies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Charlie Blackmon, CF6131012 .311
DJ LeMahieu, 2B6010007 .281
Troy Tulowitzki, SS2210301 .316
Michael Cuddyer, RF5031012 .334
Charlie Culberson, LF5210014 .303
Todd Helton, 1B5134010 .248
Nolan Arenado, 3B5220003 .269
Yorvit Torrealba, C4121102 .239
Juan Nicasio, P0000000 .147
   Jeff Francis, P1000000 .000
   a-Josh Rutledge, PH1010000 .231
   Drew Pomeranz, P0000000 .000
   b-Corey Dickerson, PH1000002 .280
   Wilton Lopez, P0000000 .000
   Josh Outman, P0000000 .000
   Adam Ottavino, P0000000 .111
   c-Ryan Wheeler, PH1011000 .205
   Chad Bettis, P0000000 .000
   d-Jordan Pacheco, PH1011000 .236
   Manny Corpas, P0000000 .000
Totals43919944  
a-singled for Francis in the 4th
b-popped out for Pomeranz in the 5th
c-singled for Ottavino in the 8th
d-singled for Corpas in the 9th
Batting
2B - Charlie Culberson (5, Collmenter), Todd Helton 2 (21, Corbin), Nolan Arenado (27, Hernandez)
RBI - Charlie Blackmon (20), Michael Cuddyer (82), Todd Helton 4 (57), Yorvit Torrealba (15), Ryan Wheeler (7), Jordan Pacheco (22)
2-OUT RBI - Charlie Blackmon (9), Michael Cuddyer (32), Jordan Pacheco (12)
CS - DJ LeMahieu (7, 2nd base by Corbin/Montero)
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Charlie Culberson 2
DP - Francis-LeMahieu-Helton, Francis-LeMahieu-Helton-Culberson-LeMahieu
Colorado Rockies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Juan Nicasio (L,8-9) 2.1777210 5.32
Jeff Francis 1.2300020 6.61
Drew Pomeranz 1000010 6.53
Wilton Lopez 1311100 4.06
Josh Outman 1000110 4.02
Adam Ottavino 1200000 2.70
Chad Bettis 0.1455101 6.00
Manny Corpas 0.2000000 4.76
IBB - Goldschmidt by Wilton Lopez
Pitches-Strikes - Juan Nicasio 62-41, Jeff Francis 30-20, Drew Pomeranz 15-12, Wilton Lopez 20-11, Josh Outman 24-14, Adam Ottavino 14-11, Chad Bettis 14-8, Manny Corpas 4-4
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Juan Nicasio 4-1, Jeff Francis 2-0, Drew Pomeranz 1-1, Wilton Lopez 2-0, Josh Outman 2-0, Adam Ottavino 1-1, Manny Corpas 1-1
Batters Faced - Juan Nicasio 15, Jeff Francis 7, Drew Pomeranz 3, Wilton Lopez 6, Josh Outman 4, Adam Ottavino 4, Chad Bettis 6, Manny Corpas 2
Game Information
Attendance - 43736
Game Time - 3:45
Temperature - 75
Umpires - Home - Toby Basner, First Base - Chad Fairchild, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg