Rockies earn sixth straight win with rally in 9th
Colorado won its sixth straight game and extended its
“It’s never say die here,” starter
The walk-off win, Colorado’s sixth this season, had the
“The last two or three years they have some sort of magic here at home,” starter
Smith fouled off four pitches before lining a base hit off second baseman
“The ball was kind of rolling around and I see Marquis rounding third and coming for home,” Barmes said.
“The at-bat that our guy had with two outs was phenomenal,”
Smith is hitting .471 in the first nine games of the 10-game homestand.
“It’s a feeling that only comes along for maybe a week or two in a season,” he said. “That’s what the great ones do, (Albert) Pujols, Todd (Helton), they stay in that zone for an entire season. That’s what the rest of us are trying to get to. I’ve had a good week but there’s 20-something weeks in a season.”
“God, we played good tonight,”
Hammel pitched 7 1-3 innings, allowing two runs and three hits. He retired 20 of 21 batters after
Gonzalez stole second, moved to third on Helton’s fly to right and scored on
“They pushed the two across to get the lead and their starter held it up nice for a while” Arroyo said. “For us to come back and tie it like that was huge.”
Arroyo gave up two runs and five hits in seven innings.
Colorado played without SS