One of the greatest moments of the 2011 season came at Chase Field in early May against the Colorado Rockies.
We were about to leave after the 7th inning with the D-Backs down 2-0 and stinking up the joint offensively, but decided to stick it out until the end--sure glad we did.
The Rockies' ace reliever Huston Street came in to try to seal the deal as he had in eleven straight games going back to the previous season.
Then things got a little crazy, make that a lot crazy.
Here is the just-the-facts-ma'am Colorado version, which of course in no way reflects the sheer excitement of the event:
First, Gerardo Parra hit a homer in the bottom of the ninth to bring the D-Backs within one.