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Shelby Miller is broken.

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This was almost a carbon-copy of last time out, except this time it was an inning earlier - and didn't need any help from the defense. But when Shelby Miller fell apart, he fell apart quickly. After putting zeroes up for the first three innings, his mechanics fell apart again in the fourth. That included allowing two runs, then giving up a walk to the opposing pitcher to load the bases, followed immediately by another walk to drive in the Rockies' third run. Chip Hale needed the hook again, and Jake Barrett escaped the bases-loaded jam, but the run he allowed in the fourth and a two-run homer after Randall Delgado was, yet again, over-stretched proved the margin of difference.

The Diamondbacks had their chances, getting it back to a one-run game in the sixth, and getting the tying run to the plate in the seventh, but Brandon Drury, David Peralta and Yasmany Tomas struck out. They also had two on in the ninth for pinch-hitter Welington Castillo, who struck out. Drury did hit his fifth home-run of the year in the first inning, to give the D-backs a brief lead. He had three hits, Phil Gosselin, Chris Herrmann and Yasmany Tomas each had a pair, and Paul Goldschmidt drew a pair of walks. However, it wasn't enough to stave off the loss and give the Rockies their first regular-season sweep at Chase Field in quite a while.

An off-day tomorrow. I think we all need it! Preston will be along in a bit with the full recap.