Colorado Rockies outfielder hits a two-run home run in the the third inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images).
The Colorado Rockies are red hot at the perfect time.
They won their sixth consecutive game Tuesday night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-2 at Chase FIeld. On this trip, The Rockies are 6-0 against the Dodgers and D'backs, the top two teams in the National League West.
Tuesday night, Carlos Gonzalez hit a pair of two-run home runs. The first one came in the third inning; the second one came in the seventh with the game tied 2-2. Gonzalez finished 2-for-4 with 4 RBIs.
Right-hander Jon Gray was marvelous. He went seven innings and allowed seven hits and only one walk. Gray fanned 10.
The Rockies are within three games of the Diamondbacks in the race for the first N.L. wild card and they maintained their three-and-a-half game lead over the Cardinals for the second wild card. The Brewers are four games behind the Rockies.
The Rockies and Diamondbacks play game three of their series on Wednesday night. German Maquez will go against Patrick Corbin.
Rockies On Deck begins the coverage at 7:05 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.
KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel called both of CarGo's home runs. Here are Jerry's calls back-to-back.
Jerry also spoke with Gonzalez after the win.
Postgame comments from pitcher Jon Gray.
Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.