Jason Giambi watches his two-run homer in the eighth. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Ubaldo Jimenez struck out eight in seven innings, keeping the D-backs at bay long enough before the Rockies rallied for three runs in the seventh and Jason Giambi homered in the eighth. The win, combined with a Giants loss, stretched Colorado's NL Wild Card lead to 4 1/2 games.
Game Scores: Jimenez, U , Haren . WP: Jimenez, U, Haren. Pitches-strikes: Jimenez, U 122-72, Daley 17-12, Morales, F 13-9, Haren 103-69, Cabrera, D 21-15. Groundouts-flyouts: Jimenez, U 7-5, Daley 1-1, Morales, F 1-0, Haren 7-5, Cabrera, D 0-1. Batters faced: Jimenez, U 29, Daley 3, Morales, F 3, Haren 32, Cabrera, D 5. Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez.
1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Marvin Hudson. Weather: 74 degrees, roof closed. Wind: 0
mph, None. T: 2:36. Att: 29,428. Venue: Chase Field. September 20, 2009 September 20, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner