Rockies Pull One Out; Gray Talks Rehab Start

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Raimel Tapia

Rockies OF Raimel Tapia (r) celebrates his game-winning hit with OF Carlos Gonzalez on Thursday night - Photo: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images


The Colorado Rockies squandered a 9-1 lead but rallied for a 10-9 win over the San Francisco Giants on Ramiel Tapia's walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning.

The Giants scored eight runs over the final three innings to tie the game heading to the bottom of the ninth. Tapia's hit brought Mark Reynolds home with the game-winning run.

Tapia had two hits and two RBIs. Nolan Arenado and D.J. LeMahieu combined to go 7-for-10 with 6 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

Despite giving up the tying run in the top of the ninth, Greg Holland picked up the win.

The Rockies and Giants play game two of their series on Friday. Pregame coverage starts at 6:05 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

CHECK OUT HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROCKIES WIN ON THURSDAY HERE

Here is Voice of the Rockies Jack Corrigan's call of Raimel Tapia's game-winning hit on KOA NewsRadio.


With first base coach Tony Diaz serving as an interpreter, Tapia spoke with KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel.

Postgame comments from third baseman Nolan Arenado.

Rockies right-hander Jon Gray threw his first rehab start on Wednesday, June 14 at High-A Lancaster. Gray went four scoreless innings and scattered four hits with a one walk and five strikeouts. His next rehab start will be Monday, June 19 with AAA Albuquerque. Gray spoke with KOA NewsRadio's Mike Rice Thursday at Coors Field. 

Mike also caught up with Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond before Thursday's game against the Giants..

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