Rockies Beat Brewers On Arenado's HR In 11th, 5-4

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Nolan Arenado - Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado celebrates his 11th-inning home run with third base coach Stu Cole in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)


Every win counts the same.

But some feel bigger than others.

Sunday, the Colorado Rockies' 5-4, 11-inning win over the Milwaukee Brewers was gigantic.

The Rockies led 4-1 heading to the bottom of the ninth inning. The Brewers scored three runs (two earned) off reliever Adam Ottavino.

As it turned out, that enabled Arenado to come through in dramatic fashion once again, belting his 29th home run of the season on a 3-2 pitch from Brewers closer Corey Knebel.

While he didn't get the win, Rockies starter Jon Gray was terrific through eight innings of work. He gave up only one run on four hits, with two walks and eight strikeouts.

Trevor Story's three-run home run in the fifth inning erased a 1-0 deficit.

The Rockies return home to start a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Aug. 6. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRaido 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES WIN ON SUNDAY HERE

KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jack Corrigan called Arenado's game-winning home run.

After the game, KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel spoke with Story.

Postgame comments from Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Jon Gray.

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

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