VanMeter Hits Game-Winning Homer, D-Backs Beat Rockies 5-4


Josh VanMeter hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

It was a rare happy moment in a downright brutal season for the Diamondbacks, who finished with a 52-110 record, which was tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the worst mark in the majors.

The Rockies finished 74-87. The Diamondbacks avoided tying a franchise record for most losses in a season.

Arizona lost 111 games in 2004.

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