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The Diamondbacks swept the double hitter, on the road, in the rain, and did so by earning tacos in each game. Robbie Ray was fantastic in his Diamondbacks debut, and Aaron Hill had a monster day.

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"You can't expect Corbin, for example, as a starter, to come back and count on him being your No. 1 guy right now," Hale said. "You have to make sure you understand there are times he's not going to feel as good as other times. Maybe we limit his pitch counts every few times out. You can't expect him to be at the top of his game probably until the start of next year."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hearing the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Dbacks?src=hash">#Dbacks</a> deal with Saltalamacchia will be a Minor League deal.</p>&mdash; Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/SteveGilbertMLB/status/596337837726781440">May 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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It Happened Last Night

Diamondbacks 13, Rockies 7

The Diamondbacks slugged 18 hits, including Aaron Hill going 4-for-5 with a 3-run home run. Josh Collmenter turned in another strong outing, only faltering in the eighth before turning things over to Enrique Burgos.

Recap

By the Numbers

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 1

Paul Goldschmidt brought an end to his day of futility at the plate, launching a solo home run in the fourth. Spot Starter, Robbie Ray was excellent, striking out five while walking none across six innings of one-run ball.

Recap

By the Numbers

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