Giants Chatter: Giants Piling Up Wins & Rotation Candidates

PHOENIX -- The Giants are heading to high-altitude Colorado with perhaps the perfect prescription for Coors Field.

Their bullpen is rested. Their offense is rolling after the work it has done the last four games. And the road has smoothed considerably.

The Giants rapped out 16 hits while completing a sweep of National League West leader Arizona with a 9-6 victory at Chase Field on Sunday. They are the only team that has taken a series from the D-backs since May 28, and they have done it twice to get within 2 1/2 games of the division lead.

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PHOENIX -- This rotation thing may be getting complicated. Good-complicated.

On Saturday, right-hander Dereck Rodriguez became the second San Francisco rookie in as many nights to make his case for a continued spot in the rotation, even as the return of Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija is imminent.

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