The Colorado Rockies won their second spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-5, on Monday afternoon. Jhoulys Chacin took the mound for the Rockies and pitched two innings of hitless ball, striking out one on the way to win.
The Rockies got on board early when Dexter Fowler singled and then stole second and advanced to third on the errant throw. A wild pitch by Armando Galarraga pushed Fowler across the plate. Jonathan Herrera, who batted second, tripled and scored on a Charlie Blackmon ground out.
In the seventh inning, the Rockies struck against the D'Backs bullpen with a three-run frame. Hernan Iribarren singled in Jose Morales to start the scoring. Iribarren and Willy Taveras pulled off a double steal of second and third base after that. Tim Wheeler's sac fly scored Taveras and Iribarren scored on a throwing error by Matt Davidson.
Other Rockies pitchers included Esmil Rogers (2 IP, 0 R), Huston Street (1 IP, 1 R), Matt Belisle (1 IP, 2 K), Eric Stults (2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 HR, 3 K) and Keith Weiser (1 IP, 1 R, 1 SV).
Todd Helton made his spring training debut by hitting a ball 400 feet, only to see Gerardo Parra capture it in his glove got an out.
On Tuesday, the Rockies play as the home team at Salt River Fields for the first time. Their opponent will be the Diamondbacks once again. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. MT.