Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story lines RBI double to right field to tie the game 3-3 in the sixth inning of the Rockies 7-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. (Photo: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
In the first three games of the series against the San Diego Padres, offense was something of a struggle for the Colorado Rockies.
On Sunday, the bats came around and the Rockies picked up a win and a split of the series.
After David Dahl's sacrifice fly tied the game 2-2 in the top of the fourth, the Padres answered and took a 3-2 lead on A.J. Ellis' RBI single in the bottom half of the inning.
Trevor Story lined an RBI double down the right-field line to bring in D.J. LeMahieu and tie the game at three.
Then in the seventh, the Rockies put three runs on the scoreboard. Chris Iannetta drilled a two-run double ad Charlie Blackmon delievered an RBI single to make it 6-3 Rockies.
Kyle Freeland again battled through six innings and gave up three runs on seven hits. He picked up the win to get to 13-7.
The Rockies return home to host the San Francisco Giants on Monday, Sept. 3. Coverage starts with Rockies Q&A at 12:05 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.
The Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks, 3-2, on Matt Kemp's two-run double with one out in the bottom of the ninth.
L.A. leads Colorado by a half-game in the N.L. West and Arizona is one game back.
Check out the KOA NewsRadio highlights of the Rockies win.
Here are the updated N.L. West standings after Sunday's games.
After Sunday's win, KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel spoke with shortstop Trevor Story.
Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland.
Postgame comments from Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta.
Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.