- Associated Press - Saturday, June 25, 2016

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies were ready to celebrate a dramatic win when Rickie Weeks Jr. stole the game from them.

Weeks made a leaping catch of Nick Hundley’s fly to the left-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning that would have won the game for the Rockies, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Colorado 10-9 on Friday night.

Nolan Arenado had two doubles and an RBI and Cristhian Adames also had two hits for Colorado, which lost its third straight in heartbreaking fashion.

The Rockies lost a four-run lead to the Yankees on Wednesday and lost to Arizona on Thursday when the Diamondbacks pushed a run across in the ninth.

It looked like Colorado would finally pull one out when Hundley sent Brad Ziegler’s pitch to the wall, but Weeks came through with the defensive play of the night.

“I thought it might have been out,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. “There was some topspin to it. That’s what kept it in the yard.”

It thwarted what looked like a promising ninth for Colorado. Nolan Arenado led off with a double, moved to third on an error and tried to score from third on a grounder to short but was thrown out at home.

“We’re going on contact there,” Weiss said.

The game took 4 hours, 30 minutes to complete, the longest nine-inning game in NL history, per Elias. The previous record was 4:27 between the Dodgers and Giants on Oct. 5, 2001.

The Diamondbacks led 8-3 before Colorado rallied with two in the seventh and four in the eighth. Carlos Gonzalez, who didn’t start because of a sprained right wrist suffered Thursday, gave the Rockies a 9-8 lead with a pinch-hit RBI double off Randall Delgado.

Yasmany Tomas’ solo shot with one out in the ninth off Carlos Estevez (1-5) tied the game. Segura doubled one out later and Bourn singled him home with a sharp liner to left.

“I missed my spot,” Estevez said of the home run. “Hundley wanted it up. It was middle away.

Estevez also got the loss in Arizona’s 7-6 win Thursday night.

Tomas hit a three-run homer in Arizona’s six-run seventh for his third career multihomer game.

Josh Collmenter (1-0) pitched to one batter in the eighth and Ziegler worked a shaky ninth for his 16th save.

Both starters were out of the game before the offenses got rolling. Arizona’s Archie Bradley gave up one run on five hits in five innings. Colorado’s Tyler Anderson allowed two runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Rockies: LHP Jake McGee (sprained left knee) threw a 20-pitch bullpen, his first since going on the disabled list June 11. … RHP Adam Ottavino (torn ulnar collateral ligament) is scheduled to pitch one inning Sunday for Triple-A Albuquerque after throwing one inning Thursday. Ottavino has been out since undergoing Tommy John surgery in May 2015.

UP NEXT

Diamondbacks: RHP Shelby Miller (2-6, 6.36), will make his second start since being reinstated from the 15-day DL on Monday. He is 2-3 with a 5.08 ERA in eight career starts against Colorado.

Rockies: LHP Jorge De La Rosa (4-4, 7.17) has won three straight and has logged two straight quality starts in his return to the rotation.

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