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DENVER (AP) - Nolan Arenado hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning, and the surging Colorado Rockies rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Tuesday night in the opening game of their NL West showdown. Carlos Gonzalez homered and saved a run with a diving catch of David Peralta's line drive in the fifth to help Colorado win its sixth straight.
DENVER (AP) - Arizona outfielder A.J. Pollock suffered a setback during a rehab assignment for Triple-A Reno on Monday night. Pollock, who has been sidelined for more than a month with a right groin injury, felt tightness in his right quadriceps during his second rehab game.
PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix Suns go into the NBA draft with the No. 4 overall pick. Small forward Josh Jackson of Kansas and point guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky are among the possibilities for the rebuilding team. General manager Ryan McDonough says it's "less than likely" that the Suns will trade the pick, a subject of speculation this week.
(AP) - Phil Mickelson and his caddie have decided to part ways after 25 years of one of the most famous player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour. Mickelson and Jim "Bones" Mackay say the decision to split was mutual and not based on any one incident. They were together for 45 victories worldwide, including five majors, and every Presidents Cup or Ryder Cup team since 1994. Mickelson says his brother, Tim, will caddie for him the rest of the year.
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