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Diamondbacks 7, Rockies 9

The D-backs had a four-run lead and looked set to finish the best road-trip in franchise history. It was not to be.

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The D-backs struck early, scoring two in the first on RBI hits by Rickie Weeks Jr and Chris Herrman. They had a lead of 5-1 in  the middle of the fourth, with a two-run triple from Paul Goldschmidt highlighting the early offense. However, the Rockies took advantage of some wildness from Patrick Corbin, who ended up walking five in just 4.1 innings. He allowed two home-runs, and the second really hurt, as it was a grand-slam by Carlos Gonzalez, which gave the Rockies a sudden 6-5 lead. Corbin was charged with all six runs, on seven hits with just a single strikeout.

But the D-backs struck back immediately., retaking the lead before making an our. And it was that man Goldschmidt again, driving in both the tying and go-ahead runs with a single in the sixth. That lead didn't last long either, as the inevitable Trevor Story home-run, off Jake Barrett, tied things up again. As with all the games, this one was decided late: two outs in the bottom of the ninth, in fact. A Mark Reynolds' home-run gave the Rockies a walk-off and a split of the four-game series. Weeks and Jean Segura each had three hits, with two apiece for Bourn, Goldschmidt and Drury.

The D-backs ended the road-trip 7-3 - but they had the lead in all save one of the games. since_98 will be along in a bit with a full recap.