Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/3/12
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Jeff Francis earned his first victory in more than a month and the Colorado Rockies used two unearned runs to beat Ian Kennedy and the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Wednesday night to conclude disappointing seasons for both teams. Francis (6-7) allowed a run on five hits in five innings in his first victory since July 27. He had gone 0-3 in six outings since then. Third baseman Chris Johnson's throwing error in the fourth led to both of Colorado's runs. D.J. LeMahieu singled in a run for the Rockies. A.J. Pollock hit his second big-league home run for Arizona. Kennedy (15-12) gave up no earned runs, striking out eight and walking none. He was 4-0 in his previous six starts. Matt Belisle got the final out in the ninth for his third save in 10 tries. The Rockies took two of three to win a series at Chase Field for the first time since Sept. 20, 2009. Despite the win, Colorado finished with a franchise-worst 98 losses in an injury-plagued season. Arizona, the defen...
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