The Diamondbacks scored first, Mark Trumbo legging it out to avoid a double-play with the bases loaded in the first. But the Rockies would score 15 of the next 16 runs, on a night when they appear to have left the door of the humidor open - for the home balls, at least. There would be no win #10 for Chase Anderson, as he was tagged for six runs on nine hits and two walks in five innings, with five strikeouts. But there was worse to come: Eury de la Rosa allowed five runs in the sixth, while Joe Paterson entered the game with a 27.00 ERA on the season, and saw it increase, giving up four runs in the eighth.
Not many positives to take away from this one. Jake Lamb, Cody Ross and Didi Gregorius each had two hits, but the Diamondbacks went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and didn't draw a walk. In contrast, the Rockies were 7-for-11 with three walks. The defeat means Arizona now leaps ahead of Colorado in Tankapalooza 2014, and has the second-worst record in the majors. With Texas 7-0 up on Anaheim at the time of writing, they look set fair to be just half a game ahead of us, so it's possible that by this time tomorrow night, we will be in possession of the first pick in the 2015 draft. Go, us!