Tyler Anderson equaled his personal best with 10 strikeouts, Mark Reynolds blew a homer for a second consecutive game and the Colorado Rockies crushed the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Nolan Arenado hit another home run and Charlie Blackmon hit three hits for the Rockies, including a double and a triple of a run that helped the unexpected leaders of the NL West to take a one-and-a-half game lead over Arizona. DJ LeMahieu hit a single tug between his three hits, while Ryan Hanigan and Gerardo Parra hit singles in a race.
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Anderson (2-3) overcame some problems early on to work six innings and strike out six of the last seven batters he faced.
For the Diamondbacks, the Cuban Yasmany Tomás of 4-1. Grégor Blanco of 3-1, with a powered.
For the Rockies, Gerardo Parra of 4-1, with a tow.