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Escobar's go-ahead triple helps D-backs rally past Rockies

Colorado allowed five unanswered runs after building an early 3-0 lead.

PHOENIX — Eduardo Escobar hit a go-ahead triple, Josh Rojas connected for a solo homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks climbed out of an early three-run hole to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Thursday night.

The Rockies built a 3-0 lead by the third inning after Charlie Blackmon, Trevor Story and Ryan McMahon all had run-scoring hits.

The Diamondbacks responded with a run in the third and two more in the fourth to tie the game.

Arizona’s decisive rally came in the seventh when Escobar tripled into the right-center gap, scoring Josh VanMeter.

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