Zack Greinke worked his magic, giving the Diamondbacks seven shutout innings. Christian Walker took care of the offense, hitting two home runs while driving in five. Archie Bradley even had a good night, providing two scoreless innings of one-hit ball in which he struck out four and walked only one.
Christian Walker’s big night ended Arizona’s eight-game losing streak against the Colorado Rockies.
Arizona dominated the Rockies from both sides, led by Greinke on the mound and Walker at the plate.
Domingo Leyba has been recalled to fill in while David Peralta works on getting his right shoulder healthy.
With the College World Series having finally come to a close, The Diamondbacks have now inked left-hander, Tommy Henry, a key member of Michigan’s CWS runner-up. Arizona has now signed 18 of their first 19 picks and 22 of their first 25.
Since 2017, four Diamondbacks have undergone UCL-replacement surgery, more commonly referred to as Tommy John. Only two of those pitchers remain with the club.
Carson Kelly is looking more and more like the top pitching prospect in baseball that he was for nearly two seasons before finally being hard blocked in advancement by Yadier Molina.
Hot on the heels of the recent series of articles by Sean and Jack, Zack Greinke makes the list of great players who are underappreciated in their greatness.