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PHOENIX (AP) — Geraldo Perdomo hit a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning, then made a terrific diving snag on a grounder in the ninth to preserve the lead, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Friday night.

The Rockies led 5-2 after six innings, but the Diamondbacks cut the deficit to 5-4 after Josh Rojas hit a two-run double in the seventh.

Arizona rallied again with one out in the eighth when Jake McCarthy hit a single and Emmanuel Rivera doubled to put runners on second and third. Carson Kelly grounded out, but Perdomo followed with a soft liner to right-center that just cleared the glove of leaping second baseman Brendan Rodgers.

Perdomo followed in the ninth with a fantastic defensive play, diving for a grounder up the middle by C.J. Cron, before jumping to his feet and firing across the diamond for the second out of the inning.

Alex Colomé (2-5) took the loss, giving up the two eighth-inning runs. Chris Devenski (1-0) got the win with a scoreless eighth. Ian Kennedy worked the ninth for his sixth save.

The D-backs’ rally ruined another quality outing for Rockies starter Germán Márquez (7-9), who has thrown well over the past month after a slow start to the season. The right-hander gave up two runs on four hits, walking three and striking out three.

The Rockies put together a three-run sixth inning to break a 2-all tie. Rookie Elehuris Montero hit a single to left field during the rally — bringing home Randal Grichuk and Yonathan Daza — for the first two RBIs of his brief career.

Arizona starter Madison Bumgarner gave up five runs, including four earned, over 5 2/3 innings. He surrendered 10 hits, walked one and struck out two.

Daulton Varsho had a solo homer for the D-backs in the fourth. It was his 15th homer of the season.

HONORING HAZEN, SCULLY

The Diamondbacks had a moment of silence before Friday’s game for Nicole Hazen and Dodgers announcer Vin Scully before Friday’s game.

Hazen, the wife of D-backs GM Mike Hazen, died on Thursday from complications due to glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. She was 45. The couple has four sons.

Scully also died on Thursday at the age of 94. The Hall of Famer spent 67 years as a broadcaster for the Dodgers in both Brooklyn and Los Angeles.

HAND HISTORY

Bumgarner was pitching with umpire Dan Bellino at third base. The two have recent, unpleasant history.

Bellino ejected Bumgarner after the first inning of a game against the Miami Marlins on May 4, following a routine check of the pitcher’s hands and glove for sticky substances. The awkward exchange included Bellino staring at Bumgarner for several seconds while checking his hand, then heated words between the two before the ejection.

Bellino later apologized for the exchange, which is rare for an MLB umpire.

UP NEXT

The teams play again Saturday night. The Diamondbacks will throw RHP Merrill Kelly (10-5, 2.87 ERA), who will take the mound for the first time since winning NL Pitcher of the Month for July. The Rockies will counter with RHP Antonio Senzatela (3-6, 4.87).

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MICHAEL VENOM PAGE has refused to rule out fighting Jake Paul - but first vows to leave Mike Perry a "mess" in their bare-knuckle bout.

The Bellator welterweight swaps the cage for the ring after signing with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

2Michael Venom Page fights Mike Perry in bare-knuckleCredit: Jamie McPhillimy / BKFC

And faces the unpredictable Perry at Wembley Arena on Saturday night, expecting to leave the ex-UFC contender unrecognisable.

Page told SunSport: “He’s a great person to promote a show with. 

“He’s really funny outside, big character, he makes a lot of noise and it kind of hypes you up, he makes you want to go in there and fight.

“It’s kind of a perfect partner to come over here, great name and great for my first fight. 

“I expect the fight to go the way I want it to go. I’m a lot more technical, a lot more precise, landing shots. 

“He’s going to be a bit of a mess by the end of it, but I’m going to go in there and do what I do best, put on a show and come out the victor.” 

Page, 35, recently challenged for the interim Bellator welterweight title in May but was controversially beaten by Logan Storley, 29.

The MMA promotion had nothing to offer MVP until November, meaning the Londoner looked elsewhere for opportunities.

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Having already had two wins in the traditional boxing ring, Page sought to find another gloved bout.

But when his former promoter, ex-world champion David Haye, brought an offer from BKFC to him, a deal was quickly wrapped up.

Page revealed: "I’ve worked with David before, we’re actually very good friends so it was an easy conversation to have. 

“Then the end result was, I had to present it to Bellator and they had to be happy with it or otherwise it wouldn’t work. 

“From there, I had to go to the right people at Bellator but they were happy with it, especially with the timing, it worked out anyway. 

He’s going to be a bit of a mess by the end of it, but I’m going to go in there and do what I do best, put on a show and come out the victor.

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"So they OK’d it and that was it. Now we’re here.” 

Page has his eyes on the Bellator crown but is open to making a return to boxing.

Several stars of MMA have made the same switch, including UFC legend Anderson Silva, 47.

Ben Askren, 38, and Tyron Woodley, 40, also did the same to fight YouTuber-turned prizefighter Paul, 25.

Both were beaten and the likes of Jorge Masvidal, 37, and Nate Diaz, 37, have also been called out by the 5-0 social media sensation.

Page will not get drawn into calling out the American himself - but would not turn down the chance to fight him.

He said: “I don’t care to call for a fight like that, but if it falls on my lap, the same way this has kind of fallen upon me, then yeah, why not? 

“It’s punching someone in the face for a lot of money.”

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