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Arizona 4, Colorado 2
When: 10:10 PM ET, Saturday, July 6, 2019
Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Temperature: Indoors
Umpires: Home - Bill Miller, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - CB Bucknor
Attendance: 28276

Jake Lamb hit his first home run in more than a year to break a sixth-inning tie and power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night in Phoenix.

Arizona closer Greg Holland, who blew two saves on consecutive days in the previous series at the Los Angeles Dodgers, gave up two hits in the ninth but struck out Ryan McMahon to end the game for his 13th save.

Adam Jones led off the bottom of the sixth with a single and then the left-handed Lamb drove an outside fastball to left-center field, where the ball bounced off the top of the wall for a 3-1 lead. That was Lamb's first homer since June 25, 2018.

Lamb, an All-Star in 2017 when he hit 30 homers, entered Saturday with only 41 at-bats since July 26 because of a season-ending rotator cuff injury in 2018 and a quadriceps injury this season.

The Diamondbacks added another run in the sixth. Nick Ahmed singled, stole second and scored on Carson Kelly's single.

Daniel Murphy and Trevor Story hit solo home runs for Colorado, which has lost five consecutive games.

Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray (6-6) allowed one run on two hits and five walks in six innings. He struck out eight and also drove in Arizona's first run of the game.

Arizona outhit Colorado 13-5. Jones, Lamb and Ahmed each had two hits.

Ray worked out of trouble in the fifth after a gift double for Charlie Blackmon. Center fielder Ketel Marte called off left fielder Tim Locastro on Blackmon's fly ball to left center, but Marte, on the run, let the ball go off the end of his glove for a hit that put runners on second and third with one out.

Ray got a strikeout and, after an intentional walk, a bases-loaded groundout from David Dahl.

Arizona had at least one runner in scoring position in each of the first three innings, but didn't break through against Jon Gray (9-6) until the fourth.

Jones led off with a double and was on third with two outs when Colorado intentionally walked Kelly to get to Ray, who had one hit in 31 at-bats this season before slapping an opposite-field single to left for a 1-1 tie.

Gray gave up three runs and eight hits in five innings.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Colorado   Arizona
Jon Gray Player Robbie Ray
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 8
8 Hits 2
5.40 ERA 1.50
Colorado   Arizona
Daniel Murphy Player Jake Lamb
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 2
1 HR 1
5 TB 5
.667 Avg .667
Team Stats Summary
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Colorado 5 2 12 .167 12 12 2 5 1 1
Arizona 13 1 18 .371 22 6 4 3 1 0