Colorado 4, Arizona 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 9:40 PM
Location - Chase Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Wally Bell, First Base - Angel Campos, Second Base - Mike Winters, Third Base - Mark Wegner,
Attendance - 23385

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Colorado 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Arizona 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Colorado 37-60 20-29 17-31 W1
Arizona 49-49 28-22 21-27 L1

Recap


Rockies 4, Diamondbacks 2:
Wilin Rosario homered and Marco Scutaro drove in three runs as visiting Colorado snapped Arizona’s five-game winning streak.

Jeff Francis (3-2) tossed six strong innings and exited after giving up Miguel Montero’s leadoff homer in the seventh. Rafael Betancourt worked around a two-out walk in the ninth for his 17th save.

The Rockies scored in the top of the first off Trevor Cahill (8-9) before Jason Kubel tied the game in the bottom half of the inning with his seventh homer in the last eight games.

Scutaro knocked in two runs in the third with a one-out double to left field, and Rosario hit a solo blast to left field in the fourth. Rosario leads all National League rookies with 16 homers and 40 RBIs.

Cahill, who has given up nine home runs in his last seven starts, allowed eight hits with six strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings.

Dexter Fowler went 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Colorado, which won for the second time in eight games. The Rockies improved to 8-1 in Francis’ last nine starts.

Montero had three of Arizona’s five hits and reached base four times, but the top five hitters in the Diamondbacks’ lineup went 1-for-19.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez was rested by manager Jim Tracy after going 4-for-17 with seven strikeouts in his last five games. … Montero set the franchise record for games caught at 538, passing Chris Snyder. … Colorado snapped a four-game losing streak against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. … The Rockies' Eric Young Jr. singled in the ninth for his 13th pinch hit, which leads the majors. ... Colorado ended Arizona’s season-high eight-game home winning streak.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Colorado   Arizona
Jeff Francis Player Trevor Cahill
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 6.2
4 Strikeouts 6
5 Hits 8
3.00 ERA 5.40
Hitting
Colorado   Arizona
Dexter Fowler Player Miguel Montero
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
5 TB 6
.600 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Colorado 9 1 15 .265 10 9 4 2 2 0
Arizona 5 2 11 .161 7 8 2 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .520 after a win and .479 after a loss.
  • Colorado will play their next game at home against Cincinnati. The Rockies have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .410 after a loss.