The Arizona Diamondbacks did the Giants a big favor Saturday night when they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 at Chase Field.
A little over an hour later, the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies by a similar 7-2 score at Coors Field, increasing their lead over the Dodgers in the NL West to two games with seven contests left for both playoff-bound teams.
Shortly after beating the Dodgers, the D-backs sent a great tweet to the Giants.
For the moment, the D-backs helped the Giants, but they could put a dent in the Giants' plans in a few days. Arizona visits San Francisco Tuesday through Thursday for the final three games of the season between the two teams.
The Giants could be in a position to clinch the NL West, but the D-backs will try to play spoiler and delay the party.
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With the Dodgers' loss and the Giants' win Saturday night, San Francisco's magic number to clinch the NL West is down to six.
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