Diamondbacks use 3 homers in 6th to rally past Rockies

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Published 12:21 a.m. ET Aug. 13, 2019 | Updated 1:32 a.m. ET Aug. 13, 2019

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DENVER (AP) — Somewhere around the fifth inning, Josh Rojas began to gaze around the ball park and a particular thought dawned on him.

“I realized I’m in the big leagues right now,” the outfielder said after his major league debut. “This is pretty crazy.”

It took him a couple innings to settle in before making a big impression. The same goes for his teammates.

Jake Lamb, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly homered during a four-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-6 victory over the reeling Colorado Rockies on Monday night.

Over the course of 13 pitches, Arizona went from trailing 6-3 to leading 7-6. Lamb started the comeback with a solo shot off reliever Jake McGee. Ahmed later hit a two-run homer and Kelly followed with a solo shot off Chad Bettis (1-6).

It was the Diamondbacks’ 27th comeback win of the season and keeps them in the thick of the wild-card chase.

“In this ball park, no game is over — no matter what the score is, no matter what inning it is,” Ahmed said.

Rojas had a pair of hits in his first big league game,…

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