The Diamondbacks are in September. Arizona trailed when Freeland gave up a triple to Steven Souza Jr. Freeland left after manager Bud Black and trainer Keith Dugger came to the mound. The Rockies responded with five runs in the bottom of the inning. Things don't get easier for the Diamondbacks.
They head to Houston to play the AL West leaders in a three-game weekend series. Story's home run in the third made it and Freeland came through again in the fourth. He laid down a bunt single down the third base line to lead off and then scored on Dahl's double to the corner in left.
Arenado's drive, his team-leading 34th, gave him RBIs to become just the fourth player in Rockies history to have four straight seasons with at least 30 home runs and RBIs. Story's homer, his 33rd, is the most by a Colorado shortstop.
He was tied with Troy Tulowitzki, who had 32 in Collins 4 0 D. Deayon 4 0 K. Wynn 3 0 R. Armstrong 3 0 E. Apple 2 0 A. Moss 2 0 C. Lewis-Harris 2 0 D. Tomlinson 2 2 R. Okwara 1 0 M.
Thomas 1 0 W. Haley 1 1 A. Francis 1 1 D. Harrison 1 1 J. Mauro 1 1 A. Ogletree 1 2 O. Vernon 0 1 B. Goodson 0 2 L. Carter 0 2 T. Davis 0 2 M. Skrine 3 0 A. Wint 3 0 T. Johnson 3 1 J. Adams 3 4 T. Brooks 2 0 J. Burris 2 0 X. Cooper 2 1 J. Shot just 2-of from 3-point range in the first half, making three of their first 22 shots from long range before James and Green connected on back-to-back attempts midway through the third quarter.
Tatum is the first rookie to have 10 or more playoff games with at least 20 points since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Totals Tatum 24, Horford 17, Baynes 3, Rozier 4, Brown 13, Morris 14, Smart 4. Rebounds—Cleveland 41 James 15 , Boston 42 Morris Assists—Cleveland 15 James 9 , Boston 18 Smart 7. Total Fouls—Cleveland 21, Boston Technicals—Boston coach Celtics Defensive three second. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals.
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