Rockies end season series against D’Backs with a loss
The Colorado Rockies closed a terrible season series against the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks with a 5-3 loss, ending the season 5-13 in the matchups between the two teams. It was the Rockies’ worst showing against Arizona since 2008 when the Rockies went just 3-15.
Rockies starterallowed four of the Diamondbacks’ runs — two in the third inning on a two-run home run by Miguel Montero, the sixth homer and 21st and 22nd RBI by Montero off the Rockies this season. Two more runs scored in the sixth inning on an RBI double by John McDonald and a single by pitcher Joe Saunders. Justin Upton finished the Diamondbacks’ scoring with a solo home run in the seventh — also Upton’s sixth off the Rockies in 2011.
The Rockies scored all three of their runs on solo home runs — the first in the third inning by Millwood, who homered for the first time since 2002.hit his 25th later in the inning, and hit his first major-league home run in the fourth to temporarily give the Rockies a 3-2 lead.