Senzatela sizzling on cool night, Rox beat Diamondbacks 8-0

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DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched eight electric innings on a cool evening, Chris...
Owings had three extra-base hits before leaving with right hamstring tightness, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a four-game skid by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 on Wednesday night.

Senzatela (1-1) scattered four hits by mixing in a sizzling slider with a fastball that was moving all over. He walked two and struck out three. Senzatela was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the eight after throwing 96 pitches.

The right-hander continues to flourish at Coors Field, improving his career mark to 22-10 at the notorious hitter's park.

"We had a good plan today," Senzatela said. "We executed that plan."

Owings had two doubles, a triple and drove in two runs as he increased his average to .500. He also made a sliding catch in right field in the fifth before being replaced by Sam Hilliard to start the sixth. Rockies manager Bud Black said Owings was taken out as a precaution.

"Overall, it was a clean game, well played by us," Black said of the win. "We just kept on the attack both on the mound and at the plate. Good game for the Rockies."

It was a second straight rough outing for Madison Bumgarner (0-1), who allowed five runs and eight hits over five…
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