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Rox gain a game
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Rockies 10, Diamondbacks 4
Carlos Gonzalez rounds the bases after leading off the game with a homer. (Matt York/AP)
Jason Giambi homered for the first time in a Rockies uniform, and Colorado took advantage of the Giants' loss to the Dodgers to move to 3 1/2 games up in the Wild Card race. Troy Tulowitzki homered in his fourth straight game, and Carlos Gonzalez led off the game with a long ball.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (84-65)
Won 1
Colorado 10, Arizona 4   ARI
Arizona (65-84)
Lost 1
September 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5   10 9 1
Arizona
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 6 1
Standings thru 9/19/09  |  Recap: COL | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  D-backs stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, CF-LF 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 .282
Smith, S, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303
  a-Fowler, PH-CF 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269
Helton, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .316
Tulowitzki, SS 5 2 2 1 0 2 5 .287
Hawpe, RF 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .286
  b-Spilborghs, PH-RF 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 .249
Torrealba, C 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 .285
Stewart, I, 3B 3 0 0 1 1 3 5 .230
Barmes, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238
  d-Giambi, PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .200
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Hammel, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .118
  c-Young Jr., PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
  Betancourt, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  e-Quintanilla, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Totals 34 10 9 9 7 12 17  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Smith, S in the 7th. b-Doubled for Hawpe in the 7th. c-Popped out for Hammel in the 8th. d-Homered for Barmes in the 9th. e-Popped out for Betancourt, R in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez, C (12, Zavada), Spilborghs 2 (23, Zavada, Vasquez, E).
HR: Gonzalez, C (12, 1st inning off Scherzer, 0 on, 0 out), Tulowitzki (29, 1st inning off Scherzer, 0 on, 2 out), Giambi (12, 9th inning off Schoeneweis, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Tulowitzki 5; Giambi 4; Torrealba; Spilborghs 4; Gonzalez, C 6; Helton.
RBI: Gonzalez, C (26), Tulowitzki (81), Stewart, I (68), Spilborghs 2 (48), Torrealba (25), Giambi 3 (49).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki; Spilborghs; Giambi 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hammel 2; Stewart, I 2.
SAC: Fowler.
SF: Stewart, I.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Stewart, I (10, throw).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, C, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .207
Drew, SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .259
Upton, J, RF 3 1 1 4 0 1 1 .308
Montero, M, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .268
Parra, G, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .295
  b-Ryal, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Roberts, R, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .277
Allen, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .217
  c-Hester, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .313
Scherzer, P 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .212
  Zavada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Romero, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
  Rosales, L, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Schoeneweis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Byrnes, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214
Totals 33 4 6 4 2 8 9  

a-Grounded out for Zavada in the 7th. b-Flied out for Parra, G in the 9th. c-Struck out for Allen in the 9th. d-Struck out for Schoeneweis in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Drew (11, Betancourt, R).
HR: Upton, J (25, 3rd inning off Hammel, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, C; Parra, G; Roberts, R; Drew 3; Scherzer; Upton, J 4.
RBI: Upton, J 4 (80).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Allen.
SF: Upton, J.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Parra, G (6, throw).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hammel (W, 9-8) 7.0 4 3 3 2 5 1 4.35
Betancourt, R (H, 18) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2.82
Morales, F 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.92
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (L, 9-10) 5.1 3 4 3 5 6 2 4.08
Zavada 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 3.02
Rosales, L 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.73
Vasquez, E 0.2 3 4 4 1 2 0 4.47
Schoeneweis 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 7.43

Game Scores: Hammel , Scherzer .
IBB: Torrealba (by Zavada).
HBP: Hawpe (by Scherzer), Helton (by Zavada).
Pitches-strikes: Hammel 110-69, Betancourt, R 18-11, Morales, F 18-13, Scherzer 109-65, Zavada 36-19, Rosales, L 14-9, Vasquez, E 27-19, Schoeneweis 5-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hammel 11-2, Betancourt, R 1-1, Morales, F 0-1, Scherzer 2-8, Zavada 1-1, Rosales, L 0-0, Vasquez, E 0-0, Schoeneweis 0-0.
Batters faced: Hammel 28, Betancourt, R 4, Morales, F 4, Scherzer 25, Zavada 9, Rosales, L 3, Vasquez, E 6, Schoeneweis 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Zavada 2-0, Schoeneweis 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 75 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:08.
Att: 29,669.
Venue: Chase Field.
September 19, 2009
September 19, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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