D’Backs Outlast Rockies, 9-8

In a game in which it looked like the D’Backs were going to walk away with this one early, it turned into one heck of an offensive night for both teams.  With Robbie Ray facing Tyler Anderson, on paper, it looked like both teams were in for a tough night.

The D’Backs charged out of the gate early, putting up five runs in the first inning, highlighted by a Nick Ahmed 3-run shot to Left Field and into the home bullpen.  For the Rockies, they would answer with a home run by Ian Desmond to Right Field, plating two, and cutting the D’Backs lead down to 5-2.

The D’backs would get on the board again n the bottom of the …

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Diamondbacks “Rock The Rockies” In Season Opener

PHOENIX, AZ-  You really could not have asked for better weather than what we got here in Phoenix tonight for the season opener between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies.  A sold out crowd, composed of fans from both teams were treated with blue skies, around 80 degrees, and an open roof at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix.  Obviously, there were more Diamondbacks fans there than Rockies fans.

And they were treated to an offensive show by the home team, led by Jake Lamb, who went 2-5 with key hits in the 1st and 6th innings, driving in 4 runs, both times with the bases loaded.  Lamb played in the 5th spot for the Diamondbacks tonight, originally supposed to …

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