Rockies Sweep D'backs, 2-0, Continue Playoff Push

Kyle Freeland - Chris Coduto/Getty Images

Coloardo Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland works in the first inning of Sunday's 2-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Photo: Chris Coduto/Getty Images)


Kyle Freeland keeps on keepin' on.

Sunday, he went seven terrific innings in a 2-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix.

Freeland held the D'backs to seven hits and walked one while striking out six batters. He raised his record to 16-7 with the win.

Nolan Arenado doubled in a run in the third inning and Gerardo Parra's RBI single in the fifth brought in the Rockies second run.

That's all Freeland and three relievers would need.

The Rockies swept the three-game series and now return home for the final seven games of the season.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES WIN HERE

The Rockies kept pace with the Dodgers and Cardinals in the playoff race. The Rockies trail the Dodgers by a game-and-a-half in the N.L. West and are a game-and-a-half behind the Cardinals in the race for teh second N.L. Wild Card.

The Rockies host the Phillies on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

Check out the KOA NewsRadio highlights of the game.

 

Here are the updated N.L. West standings.

NL West through Sun. 9/23/18

Here are the updated N.L. Wild Card standings.

NL Wild Card through Sun. 9/23/18

After Sunday's win, KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel spoke with Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado.

 

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland.

 

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

 
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