PHOENIX -- Wade Miley did what he could do Monday.
The rest is up to the electorate.
Miley added to his strong case for the National League Rookie of the Year award in his final start of the season against the Rockies, and he made it in capital letters. Among those who believe the game revolves around the men on the mound, it should be no contest.
Although he was not around long enough to get the victory, Miley deserved it. The left-hander struck out a career-high 10 and did not walk a batter while giving up six hits. The last two ended his night, as Colorado got back-to-back doubles with two outs in the eighth inning to take a 3-2 lead. While Paul Goldschmidt homered to tie the game in the ninth, the Rockies scored four in the top of the 13th to hand the D-backs a 7-5 defeat.
It was a very fitting way to end a really nice season for him, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said of Miley.
The Rookie of the Year race probably will be close, and Miley may find himself battling several bi...