A close game that really felt a lot more hopeless than it really was. Mike Bolsinger went five innings, while giving up nine hits and four runs. As a positive, he didn't give up any free passes, but he also gave up a two run home run to Troy Tulowitzky that ended up being the difference in the game. Also on the defensive half of the game, the bullpen was also pretty good tonight, holding the Rockies scoreless for the first three innings they pitched, with Oliver Perez, Joe Thatcher, and Brad Zeigler going three scoreless innings, and only giving up one hit and one walk between them. Reed Addison, however, wasn't so lucky, giving up a lead-off home run to Drew Stubbs to lead off the top of the ninth, which ended up being the difference.
The offense was offensive for most of the game. Sure, they got four runs, but were also sat down in order three times. The biggest blow, however, was in the sixth inning where they loaded the bases with no outs, but then failed to score any runs. That really killed them, and they never got a chance that good again. The final was Diamondbacks 4, Rockies 5. Losing streak goes to four; full recap to follow