The Diamondbacks used a big third inning to pull away from the short-handed Rockies on Saturday. They could use another strong offensive showing in Sunday's series finale in Colorado considering starter Patrick Corbin's recent struggles, though he has excelled against the Rockies.
Arizona (78-76) bounced back from Friday's 9-4 defeat with a 7-2 victory on Saturday, using a four-run third inning to hand Colorado (71-85) its sixth loss in eight meetings.
Matt Davidson connected for a three-run homer in the third, with Chris Owings later contributing an RBI single after Gerardo Parra's double. Paul Goldschmidt singled in the ninth to extend his hitting streak to 11 games; he's batting .477 with 15 RBIs during that span.
"It's fun hitting, and it's definitely contagious," Davidson said.
The Rockies were missing stalwarts Michael Cuddyer, Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki and Wilin Rosario. Tulowitzki received a routine day of rest, while Cuddyer -- suffering from a right wrist injury...