Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 7/24/12
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PHOENIX -- The highlight of pitcher Ian Kennedy's performance Monday night had to be his base-loaded, three-run triple with two outs in the fourth inning. It was the first triple of his career and put the Diamondbacks ahead of the Rockies. The clutch hit stole the show in the D-backs 6-3 win, their fourth straight, but Kennedy's second straight dominant outing was perhaps the bigger story in a season where the right-hander hasn't been himself. "Good pitching gets overshadowed when you hit a triple like that," Kennedy said. "I just wanted to go out there (on the mound) and kind of do what we did last time." That the Kennedy of old -- the one that won 21 games last season -- may be re-emerging now is no minor development. The D-backs are trying to stay in contention and Kennedy will be paramount to them doing so. Kennedy had his best outing of the season last Wednesday in Cincinnati with eight innings of one-run ball and followed up with a start Monday only a tad less dominant. I...
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