The Arizona Diamondbacks lose a thriller in Colorado on Friday night. The scoreboard looked more like the first quarter of a football game. Which is what you would expect in Coors Field. Rockies win 13-10 with some late game heroics.
Arizona Diamondbacks Friday Recap
How Did It Start
The Rockies took a commanding lead ending the 4th inning ahead 8-1. Then boom, capped off by a Daulton Varsho grand slam, the Arizona Diamondbacks came roaring back to take the lead 10-8!
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) September 10, 2022
Corbin Carroll started the 5th inning run off with the 2nd home run of his career on a solo shot. A few batters later Ketel Marte came up to the plate with the bases loaded and drew a walk to cut the lead down to 8-4. A Jake McCarthy 2 RBI single led to Varsho’s grand slam.
The @Dbacks erased a 8-1 deficit with a 9-run 5th inning. 😱
— MLB (@MLB) September 10, 2022
Then What Happened
In the bottom of the 6th inning the Rockies on Yonathan Daza’s RBI double cut it back down to 1 run. Then in the bottom of the 7th inning, Elias Díaz tied the game with and RBI double of his own.
The game stayed tied through the 8th inning and the top of the 9th. However the bottom of the 9th inning was a different story.
Díaz stepped into the batters box with 2 on and hit a walk off 3 run home run off of Caleb Smith to end the game in dramatic fashion 13-10.
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