Dexter Fowler gives Rockies wild win in 10th over Padres at Coors Field | SummitDaily.com

Dexter Fowler gives Rockies wild win in 10th over Padres at Coors Field

Patrick Saunders
The Denver Post
Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez, right, follows the flight of his double to drive in two runs as San Diego Padres catcher Nick Hundley looks on in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 8-7 victory in 10 innings in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The double by Gonzalez tied up the game. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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For five innings, Rockies starter Juan Nicasio chased perfection. The next thing you know, his team had to mount a desperate, three-run, ninth-inning rally just to catch the Padres and send the game into extra innings.

The drama ended in the 10th when Dexter Fowler hit a walkoff single up the middle off reliever Joe Thatcher, scoring pinch runner DJ LeMahieu from third to give the Rockies an 8-7 victory.

The victory enabled the Rockies to split the four-game series with the Padres. Three of the four games were decided in the last at-bat.

Read more: Dexter Fowler gives Rockies wild win in 10th over Padres at Coors Field – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/rockies/ci_23424461/dexter-fowler-rockies-wild-win-10th-padres-coors#ixzz2VlnV9q2f


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