Moyer baffles D-backs, legs out two-run single

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By Thomas Harding /

DENVER — The roster says Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer is almost twice as old as center fielder Dexter Fowler.

One strange play during Wednesday’s 6-1 victory over the D-backs demonstrated that Fowler, not that it’s any surprise, is nearly twice as fast as Moyer.

Moyer, 49, already on his way to 6 1/3 innings of pitching that baffled D-backs hitters, hit a dribbler to the right side of the infield with runners at second and third with two out in the fourth. D-backs pitcher Patrick Corbin stopped and wasn’t available to cover the bag, which left first baseman Paul Goldschmidt trying to tag Moyer, who was making, by his own admission, “a slow crawl to first base.” MORE>>>