Rockies Edge Reds, 5-4

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Gerardo Parra = Joe Mahoney

Colorado Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra delivers a two-run single against the Cincinnati Reds of the Rockies 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.. (Photo: Joe Mahoney/Getty Images)


It wasn't the prettiest of wins. But the Colorado Rockies will take it.

Jon Gray got through six innings, giving up four runs on six hits with three walks ad eight strikeouts. 

Trailing 4-1 heading to the bottom of the third, the Rockies tied the game with a three-run inning. Gerardo Parra came through with a two-run single and Tony Wolters drew a bases-loaded walk.

Noel Cuevas drilled an RBI triple to bring Wolters home in the sixth. That run turned out to be the difference.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES WIN HERE

Game two of the series is on Saturday. Coverage starts with Rockies All-Access at 5:05 p.m. on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel spoke with Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon after the win.

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

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