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(Colo.)- Chatwood, Reynolds Lift Rockies To 5-2 Win Over Diamondbacks

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 05/08/2017 07:33 AM
DENVER (AP) - Tyler Chatwood pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning before exiting after deflecting a comebacker with his pitching hand, Mark Reynolds homered for a third straight game and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday.
 
Pat Valaika lined a two-run homer and Charlie Blackmon added a solo shot into the second deck as the NL West-leading Rockies took two out of three from the Diamondbacks.  
 
Chatwood (3-4) surrendered a single to Jake Lamb in the fourth and was cruising along until he tried to corral Daniel Descalso's infield hit with his right hand to start the eighth. Chatwood took a warmup toss before manager Bud Black motioned to the bullpen with the Rockies leading 5-0. Chatwood allowed one run over seven innings.
 
Greg Holland pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his 13th save in as many chances.
 
Taijuan Walker (3-2) surrendered three runs - one earned - over 5 2/3 innings. He was undone by some faulty fielding, including a flyball lost in the sun.
 
The game was delayed late by rain for 1 hour, 22 minutes.


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