Diaz, Hampson homers lift Rockies past Diamondbacks 5-2

Kyle Freeland gets the win with new career high 10 strikeouts.
Published: Aug. 21, 2021 at 11:15 PM MDT
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DENVER (AP) -Elías Díaz hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning after Garrett Hampson hit a game-tying two-run pinch-hit homer in the bottom of the eighth, lifting the Colorado Rockies past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2. Daulton Varsho homered and Ketel Marte had three hits and an RBI for the Diamondbacks, who lost their seventh in a row to the Rockies at Coors Field. The Rockies registered their 12th win this season in their final at-bat while extending their overall winning streak to five and home winning streak to nine.

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