Rockies top Diamondbacks 5-2 in spring training opener

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A general view of Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the spring training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, is seen in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. The Rockies downed the Diamondbacks 5-2 Sunday at Salt River Fields. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona | Austin Gomber, who came to Colorado in the Nolan Arenado trade with St. Louis, was sharp in his spring debut. The 27-year-old left-hander allowed one hit in two shutout innings of the Rockies’ 5-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in eight innings.

Garrett Hampson and Eric Stamets had RBI singles. Josh Fuentes, in a battle with C.J. Cron and Greg Bird for the starting job at first base, went 2 for 2, scoring a run.

Zac Gallen, slotted in the No. 2 spot behind Arizona ace Madison Bumgarner, pitched two scoreless innings, yielding two hits and two walks. Trayce Thompson hit a solo home run and David Peralta doubled in Ketel Marte.

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