National League Game Summary - Colorado at San Francisco|
(Monday, September 9th)
Final Score: San Francisco 3, Colorado 2 (10 innings)
San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Brandon Belt singled home the game-
winning run in the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 win
over the Colorado Rockies on Monday.
Angel Pagan and Marco Scutaro ripped back-to-back one-out singles to put
runners on the corners in the final frame. After Scutaro advanced on a
defensive indifference, Belt ripped a 1-2 fastball to center off Adam Ottavino
(1-3), scoring Pagan easily.
Belt finished 2-for-5 with two RBI and Buster Posey added a solo homer for the
Giants, winners in three of their last four games.
"We want to finish as strong as we can, no matter what situation we're in,"
said Belt. "I believe there's momentum we can gain that we can carry into next
Santiago Casilla (6-2) earned the win after recording the final out in the top
of the 10th inning. Starter Tim Lincecum allowed two runs on seven hits and
one walk over eight strong innings.
Troy Tulowitzki and Yorvit Torrealba drove in one run apiece for the Rockies,
who have dropped four straight.
"We've struggled to score on the road, that's been a trend here," said Rockies
manager Walt Weiss. "It's something we're tying to solve. When you score two
runs, like we done a handful of times on this trip, it's going to be tough to
The Rockies pushed a run across in the second inning. Nolan Arenado doubled
then scored on Torrealba's groundout. Torrealba tapped one just in front of
the plate. Posey fielded the ball and fired to first to get the force out, but
home plate was left uncovered and Arenado came all the way around from second
Posey, though, made up for the blunder with a leadoff homer in the home half
to tie things up.
Colorado responded with a run in the third inning. DJ LeMahieu doubled then
scored on Tulowitzki's single.
Belt doubled home Pagan in the eighth inning to tie the game.
The Giants were 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position ... LeMahieu extended
his hitting streak to 11 games ... San Francisco improved to 22-24 in one-run
games this season ... Colorado was 1-for-7 with RISP.
09/10 02:52:12 ET