Rockies Avoid Sweep In Arizona; Win 2-1

Arizona Diamondbacks win series 2-1 against the Colorado Rockies. Photo by Jeff Demers for Heroes Media Group.

The Colorado Rockies did not want to go into the 2018 season on the other end of a sweep at the hands of a division rival.  Having lost Thursday and Friday by the total score of 17-10, the Rockies had to come away from the desert with a positive, in any way that they could.

That “positive” came in the form of one Charlie Blackmon, who homered in consecutive at-bats in the 6th and the 8th Innings, and accounting for the only runs that the Rockies would put on the board all day.

Colorado had trouble putting up runs against Diamondbacks starter, Zack …

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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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