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A contentious umpiring decision did not cost the Diamondbacks, as they came back to walk off winners in the tenth.

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Chase Anderson dug himself a hole early, with a lead-off home-run followed by a two-run double with two outs, leading to the Diamondbacks finding themselves three runs down before they stepped to the plate. However, Arizona came roaring right back, with RBI from Paul Goldschmidt and Jake Lamb, reducing the deficit to one at the end of the first inning. After these early tips, both starters then settled down nicely, including a streak of 14 consecutive Rockies set down by Anderson. The D-backs had their chances - not least a lead-off double by A.J. Pollock, who was called out on a dubious appeal at second - but it was Cliff Pennington who tied things up with a bloop single in the sixth.

Both bullpens kept things close until the bottom of the ninth. We loaded the bases with one out, but Yasmany Tomas struck out and Jake Lamb grounded out to force extras. The Rockies then put their first two men on, but a convenient double-play lineout ended that issue. The Diamondbacks then did not waste their next opportunity. Welington Castillo got a lead-off double, then Chris Owings, after not getting down the bunt, singled to put runners on the corners. Pennington then delivered a fly-ball to left-field, easily deep enough, even to allow Beef to stampede home from third, and the D-backs walked off winners again.