Elias Diaz, of the Colorado Rockies, celebrates with his teammates after the victory over the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, May 17, 2023 (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
DENVER (AP) — Elías Díaz drove in three runs and Kris Bryant, Jurickson Profar and Brenton Doyle each drove in two runs during a two-inning, 11-run attack that helped the Colorado Rockies erase a five-game deficit. beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-6 on Wednesday.
The Rockies sent 19 batters to the plate and had 10 hits to score five times in the fifth inning and six more in the sixth. Doyle’s two-run triple put Colorado ahead for good for its 11th win in 16 games.
Reds starter Graham Ashcraft (2-2) was battered for seven runs and 10 hits in just over five innings.
Catcher Luke Maile homered and drove in two runs for Cincinnati, which took the lead early but slumped to end its trip with a 2-4 record.
For the Reds, Cuban José Barrero 3-2 with an RBI.
For the Rockies, Venezuelans Díaz 5-2 with three RBIs, Harold Castro 4-2 with one run scored. Mexican Alan Trejo 3-1 with two runs scored.