DENVER (AP) – Matt Davidson hit a three-run homer for the second straight day, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened an early six-run lead before hanging on to beat the Colorado Rockies 13-9 on Sunday.
Rookie Chris Owings doubled, scored twice and drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who led 7-1 in the third and 13-5 in the ninth.
Colorado’s Michael Cuddyer was 3 for 5, raising his league-leading average to .334. Todd Helton, who is retiring at the end of the season, had four RBIs to raise his total to 1,402.
Will Harris (4-1) got the final two outs of the fifth in relief of Patrick Corbin, who allowed four runs, 10 hits and two walks in 4 1-3 innings. After Colorado closed with four runs in the ninth, Brad Ziegler got DJ LeMahieu to hit a game-ending groundout with two on.
Juan Nicasio (8-9) gave up seven runs, seven hits and two walks in 2 1-3 innings, matching his shortest outing this season.
Each team had 19 hits, including three apiece by Arizona’s Aaron Hill, Adam Eaton and A.J. Pollock.
NOTES: Cuddyer was back in the Rockies lineup after missing the previous three games with a sore left wrist and forearm. … CF Dexter Fowler was rested by the Rockies, a day after aggravating a knee injury; manager Walt Weiss said there was a chance Fowler wouldn’t play again the rest of the way. … Charlie Blackmon has had multiple hits in seven of his last eight games. … The Rockies have an off day Monday before closing their home schedule with a two-game interleague series against the Boston Red Sox. … The Diamondbacks return home to host a four-game series against the Padres with RHP Brandon McCarthy (5-9) set to start Monday’s opener against LHP Eric Stults. … Goldschmidt scored his 100th run of the season in a three-run third inning.
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