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Recap: Rockies 2, Diamondbacks 8
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 3
Venue: Chase Field
Date: September 15, 2013 4:10 PM EDT
  

PHOENIX (AP) - Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says the daily grind of being back in the majors this year is what he remembered, with one exception.

``What's different is I'm responsible for more people now. The losses sting more,' he said.

The Rockies fell for the 82nd time on Sunday, beaten by the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-2. Colorado was assured of its third straight losing season.

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Since advancing to the World Series in 2007, the Rockies are a cumulative 50 games under .500 and have posted only one winning season.

Weiss played 14 seasons in the majors before he was hired last November from the baseball team at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo.

``It's been what I expected,' Weiss said.

What happens after this season to Weiss remains to be seen. He signed a one-year contract and isn't even sure exactly when it expires.

``I haven't looked at it,' he said, adding that he hasn't heard from the front office about his fate.

Jhoulyn Chacin (13-9), the Rockies' most reliable starter this season, was unable to keep Colorado close.

Chacin lasted a season-low four innings, allowing six runs - four earned - on seven hits with three walks.

``I just wasn't throwing strikes,' Chacin said. ``I was pitching up, overthrowing my pitches. I didn't make my pitches at any point in the game.'

Paul Goldschmidt homered and went 4 for 4, driving in career high-tying five runs for Arizona. He leads the NL with 114 RBIs.

Goldschmidt had an RBI single in the first inning, hit a two-run homer in the third and added a two-run double in the fourth, all against Chacin.

``He's been really good,' Weiss said. ``You're going to have some games where you don't have your `A' stuff. I didn't want him to try and grind through another inning of this game. He's been grinding all year.'

Pinch-hitter Charlie Culberson homered for the Rockies, who have lost two straight and seven of their past nine.

Colorado star Todd Helton did not play, a day announcing he would retire after this season. The crowd at Chase Field cheered him early in the game and he waved his cap in appreciation.

Randall Delgado (5-6) allowed two runs and five hits in six innings for the Diamondbacks, who won have won three of four.

``It's been a struggle offensively on the road,' Weiss said.

Culberson's first career pinch-hit home run pulled Colorado within 6-2 in the fifth. Matt Davidson hit his first career homer in the bottom half to make it 7-2.

NOTES: Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki was 2 for 4 and has seven hits in past 14 at_bats. ... Weiss has not announced a starter for Monday's game against St. Louis.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Rockies at Diamondbacks
Fri, Sep 13 Final 7 to 5
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Rockies at Diamondbacks
Sat, Sep 14 Final 2 to 9
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Rockies at Diamondbacks
Sun, Sep 15 Final 2 to 8
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 COL  +110   -200   8.5 
 ARI  -120   +170   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 COL  +109   -190   8.5 
 ARI  -119   +165   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 COL  75%   15%   8% 
 ARI  25%   85%   92% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Sep 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Over: 11 
 ARI 9 Cover: +100 
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 Sep 13, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 7 Cover: +124 
 ARI 5 Over: 12 
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 Jul 7, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 1 Under: 7 
 ARI 6 Cover: +100 
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 Jul 6, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 1 Over: 12 
 ARI 11 Cover: +100 
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 Jul 5, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 0 Under: 5 
 ARI 5 Cover: +100 
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 May 22, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 1 Under: 5 
 COL 4 Cover: +100 
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 May 21, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 4 Under: 9 
 COL 5 Cover: +100 
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 May 20, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 5 Cover: +100 
 COL 1 Under: 6 
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 Apr 28, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Under: 6 
 ARI 4 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Under: 5 
 ARI 3 Cover: +100 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Sunday, Sep 15
 
    Royals at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Orioles at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Marlins at Mets
1:10 PM EDT
    Padres at Braves
1:35 PM EDT
    Phillies at Nationals
1:35 PM EDT
    Cubs at Pirates
1:35 PM EDT
    Indians at White Sox
2:10 PM EDT
    Reds at Brewers
2:10 PM EDT
    Rays at Twins
2:10 PM EDT
    Angels at Astros
2:10 PM EDT
    Mariners at Cardinals
2:15 PM EDT
    Athletics at Rangers
3:05 PM EDT
    Giants at Dodgers
4:10 PM EDT
    Rockies at Diamondbacks
4:10 PM EDT
    Yankees at Red Sox
8:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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