• Don Baylor's father, George, died Friday night in Austin, Texas. Baylor is the D-backs' hitting coach and was the Rockies' first manager, guiding the team from 1993-98.
• Jonathan Herrera started at second base on Sunday. It was his third start of the season and his first since the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Mets.
"Keeping guys involved is just as important as giving guys a day [off] here and there," manager Walt Weiss said.
• While winning the first two games of this series, 3-1 and 4-3, the Rockies totaled nine hits, but seven of them went for extra bases.
Jack Etkin is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.