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KVOA Live From D-Backs Celebration after Wild Card Win Over Rockies

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The Arizona Diamondbacks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning after a 3-run shot by Paul Goldschmidt and cruised to an 11-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the Wild Card game. Next up for the D-Backs? - The Dodgers on Friday in game one of the National League Playoffs.  Ari Alexander was live in Phoenix. Here's the KVOA News 4 Tucson broadcast:

Here are some post game notes compliments of the Arizona Diamondbacks:

POST-GAME NOTES

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WP: Chafin

ATT: 48,803

LP: Gray

TOG: 3:54

SV: N/A

Box Score | Play-by-Play | ARI Stats | COL Stats


ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

  • 6-0 in “win-or-go home” playoff games @ Chase Field.
  • First win by a NL Wild Card home team since 2013 (Pittsburgh).
  • First NL host Wild Card team to score since the Pirates in the seventh inning in 2013 vs. Reds.

Pitching Notes

  • ROBBIE RAY: Has 3 career relief appearances (last: Sept. 27, 2014 vs. Twins).

Hitting Notes

  • Scored in the first 3 innings of a game for the second time (also: 2001 World Series Game 6 vs. Yankees; 1 in the first and 3 in the second, 8 in the third and 3 in the fourth).
  • Collected 5 hits in an inning for the first time in the postseason since 2011 NLDS Game 3 vs. Brewers (5 hits in the fifth inning).
  • The 3 runs in the first inning were the second most in club history in the initial frame, behind only the 2011 NLDS Game 4 vs. Brewers (5 runs).
  • Second time the D-backs No. 1-2 hitters produced 3-hit efforts (also: 2001 World Series Game 6 vs. Yankees [Tony Womack and Danny Bautista]).
  • Club record 4 triples in a postseason game and first since Boston Americans in 1903 World Series Game 8 @ Pittsburgh (5 triples).
  • 17 hits rank second most in the postseason behind only 22 in 2001 World Series Game 6 vs. Yankees.
  • 11 runs scored tied for second most in a postseason game (also: 11 in 2001 NLCS Game 4 @ Braves).
  • PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT: Third career postseason home run, third most in club history behind Chris Young (5) and Luis Gonzalez (4) … 8 RBI are tied for third most in club history (also: Danny Bautista, Matt Williams and Young).
  • KETEL MARTE: First D-back with 2 triples in a postseason game, and first since the Phillies’ Mariano Duncan in 1993 NLCS Game 3 @ Braves.
  • DANIEL DESCALSO: Third career postseason home run.
  • ARCHIE BRADLEY: Fifth triple by a pitcher (first by a reliever) in postseason history (last: Dontrelle Willis in 2003 NLDS Game vs. Giants) … other pitchers: Tom Glavine (1996), Dutch Ruether (1919) and Cy Young (1903).
  • JAKE LAMB: 4 hits tie the club postseason record (also: Reggie Sanders in Game 6 of the 2001 World Series vs. Yankees).

COLORADO ROCKIES

Pitching Notes

  • JON GRAY: 1.1 IP marked the shortest start in Rockies postseason history (previous: 2.2 IP by Josh Fogg in 2007 World Series vs. Red Sox).
  • PAT NESHAK: Walked just 1 hitter in 28 regular-season appearances with Colorado.

Hitting Notes

  • 4 runs in the fourth inning were tied for the second most runs in a postseason frame (third time, last: fourth and sixth innings on 2007 NLDS Game 2 @ Phillies).
  • Hit back-to-back home runs for the second time in club history (also: 2007 NLDS Game 2 @ Phillies (Troy Tulowitzki and Matt Holliday in the first inning).
  • First time in the postseason with 2 pinch hits.
  • CARLOS GONZALEZ: Has hit safely in all 5 postseason games.
  • GERARDO PARRA: First postseason multi-hit game (was 1-for-18 with D-backs in 2011 NLDS vs. Brewers).
  • ALEXI AMARISTA: Eighth Rockie to record a pinch-hit in the postseason.
  • JONATHAN LUCROY: Tied a Rockies postseason record with 2 doubles in a postseason game (also:Troy Tulowitzki in 2007 World Series Game 1 @ Red Sox and Dante Bichette in 1995 NLDS Game 2 vs. Braves).



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