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Rockies blast Diamondbacks behind Brendan Rodgers, Connor Joe and Kris Bryant

The fireworks started long before the sun set behind Coors Field on Saturday night.

Brendan Rodgers, hotter than a habanero pepper, rocketed a three-run home run in the first inning off veteran lefty Dallas Keuchel, and Connor Joe lined a bases-loaded triple to right field off Keuchel in the fourth as the Rockies lit up the Diamondbacks, 11-7, in front of a sellout crowd of 48,331.

Colorado’s pyrote . . .