PHOENIX -- It was a tough act of follow, but Patrick Corbin handled it nicely.
Did we really expect anything different?
Corbin's double-double -- he recorded his 10th victory on a day he tied his career high with 10 strikeouts -- capped the kind of weekend series that could lead some to believe that not only is the Diamondbacks' best baseball ahead of them but that they deserve their place atop in the NL West.
Corbin gave up three hits and had one of five doubles as the D-backs completed a three-game sweep of the Rockies with a 6-1 victory that upped their winning streak to a season-high five games and kept their NL West lead at 4 12 games.
Starters Tyler Skaggs, Wade Miley and Corbin all went eight innings in the series, which not only helped rest a weary bullpen but also was more typical of the starting pitching the D-backs believed they would get this season. The series came on the heels of a stretch in which a starter did not record a victory for 24 straight games. ...