Gonzalez homers as Rockies rally past Blue Jays 9-5

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray delivers a pitch to Toronto Blue Jays' Devon Travis in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 27, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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DENVER (AP) Carlos Gonzalez homered, Jon Gray tossed seven solid innings and the Rockies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Monday night to spoil Troy Tulowitzki's return to Colorado.

Tulowitzki went 0 for 4 in his first game at Coors Field since Toronto acquired him from the Rockies last July 27. He received a standing ovation when he batted in the second inning. He stepped out of the batter's box and doffed his helmet to the 36,491 fans.

Edwin Encarnacion homered twice and Devon Travis also went deep for the Blue Jays.

Gray retired 12 straight and 16 of 17 batters after Travis' homer in the first inning made it 1-0. The Blue Jays made it 4-0 in the third on Josh Donaldson's RBI single and Encarnacion's first homer.

Gray (5-3) settled down to pitch the seventh. He allowed four runs and five hits and struck out eight.