(Monday, October 1st)
Final Score: Arizona x, Colorado x (xx innings)
Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) -
in the opener of a season-ending three-game set.
Arizona took the early lead on Aaron Hill's solo blast off Drew Pomeranz in the first inning, and Gerardo Parra added a leadoff shot in the fifth.
Wade Miley was cruising until the seventh, when Wilin Rosario cut the Rockies' deficit in half with a solo homer.
Miley, a Rookie of the Year candidate, had a chance to get out of the eighth, but with a runner on second and two outs, Rutledge doubled off the wall in right-center to knock in Charlie Blackmon, then scored the go-ahead run when Colvin hit one just inside the first-base bag.
Miley finished with 10 strikeouts and no walks over 7 2/3 innings and was charged with three runs on six hits.
Paul Goldschmidt took the left-handed rookie off the hook when he sent a Rafael Betancourt offering just over the wall in right-center to tie things.
Miley, who finished with a 3.33 ERA, set a franchise rookie record with 29 starts and his 16 wins are tied for the most among NL rookies since 1986 ...
Pomeranz, also a rookie, gave up two runs on three hits and two walks while fanning seven over five innings. he lowered his ERA to 4.93 ...
Betancourt has six blown saves ...
The Diamondbacks are 9-6 versus the Rockies this season.
10/02 00:31:23 ET