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Diamondbacks sweep Rockies at home in 3-game series

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Paul Goldschmidt doubled and tripled and had two RBIs to finish off a dominating series and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned an 8-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
  
Goldschmidt homered twice in each of the first two games against the Rockies. He was 8 of 13 with four home runs and nine RBIs in the three-game sweep.
  
Ketel Marte had three hits and three RBIs for Arizona on Sunday.
  
Marte led off the second inning with his fourth home run of the season off Kyle Freeland and added an RBI single in a three-run sixth. The single ended his streak of 10 straight hits for extra bases for Marte.
  
Freeland (6-6) allowed four runs and struck out eight in six innings for Colorado. The Rockies have lost seven straight at home for the first time since April 23 to May 10, 2016.
  
Colorado scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning on Ian Desmond's two-run single that chased Zack Godley (6-5). Godley allowed two runs and five hits and struck out eight in 5 2-3 innings.
  
Arizona added three runs in the seventh. Goldschmidt tripled off Jerry Vasto to drive in two, and he scored on Marte's double to left.

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