Sports - Colorado Rockies

Jun 7, 2012 12:39 AM by Jordan Mason

D-backs close out series with 6-1 win over Rockies

PHOENIX (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs while extending his hitting streak to 14 games, Wade Miley pitched eight sharp innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.

The Diamondbacks beat up the Rockies in the middle game of the series, getting a season-high 17 hits Tuesday night. They kept swinging and connecting in the finale, scoring five runs the first three innings off Josh Outman (0-2) on their way to 11 more hits.

Goldschmidt hit a pair of run-scoring doubles off Outman and a leadoff homer to right in the seventh inning, giving Miley (7-2) more than enough support in Arizona's fourth win in five games.

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