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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 21, 2007
Rox take Wild West matchup
Colorado closes gap
Brad Hawpe's home run in the 14th inning lifted the Rockies over the Padres. The win moved Colorado to 3 1/2 games behind San Diego in the National League Wild Card chase. Hawpe knocked in the Rockies' first run with an RBI single in the seventh inning. Franklin Morales gave up one hit in six-plus shutout innings.
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 Hawpe's game-winner
Rockies 2, Padres 1
Brad Hawpe follows the flight of his home run in the 14th inning on Friday night. (Chris Park/AP)
Series at a glance:
Padres can't back Peavy
Adrian Gonzalez's home run in the ninth inning forced extra innings, but the Padres fell to the Rockies in 14. Jake Peavy allowed one run while striking out eight over seven frames. San Diego is 1 1/2 games back in the National League West standings, but the Friars hold a 1 1/2-game lead over the Phillies in the NL Wild Card race.
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 Gonzalez hits homer No. 27
COL
Colorado (82-72)
Won 6
Colorado 2, San Diego 1   SD
San Diego (85-68)
Lost 1
September 21, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 8 0
San Diego
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 9/21/07  |  Recap: COL|SD  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Padres Stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B6000010.292
Tulowitzki, SS5000110.292
Holliday, LF5100131.337
  Herges, P0000000.000
Helton, 1B6020001.316
Atkins, 3B4000023.292
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  Julio, P0000000.000
  b-Smith, PH1010000.333
  Buchholz, P0000000.130
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  Baker, LF1000010.229
Hawpe, RF6122002.280
Torrealba, C3010112.262
  1-Barmes, PR0000000.222
  Iannetta, C1010100.216
Sullivan, CF3000014.309
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
  Carroll, 3B0000000.220
  a-Stewart, PH-3B3000034.209
Morales, P2000010.273
  Hawkins, P0000000.000
  Spilborghs, CF3010001.299
Totals4928241418 

a-Struck out for Carroll in the 10th. b-Singled for Julio in the 12th.
1-Ran for Torrealba in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Helton (39, Peavy), Torrealba (20, Bell).
HR: Hawpe (27, 14th inning off Thatcher, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Helton 3; Smith; Hawpe 5; Torrealba 2; Iannetta; Spilborghs.
RBI: Hawpe 2 (103).
2-out RBI: Hawpe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sullivan 2; Spilborghs.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Carroll-Matsui-Helton).

 
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, B, RF5010113.275
Cameron, M, CF5000133.244
Bradley, LF4000023.305
  d-Myrow, PH1000000.250
  Clark, LF1000000.237
Gonzalez, 1B6111011.277
Greene, SS6000031.253
Kouzmanoff, 3B3010200.270
Bard, C3000002.272
  Bell, P0000000.000
  Brocail, P0000000.500
  e-Stansberry, PH0000000.333
  Thatcher, P0000000.000
  f-Morton, C, PH1000000.000
Giles, M, 2B2010101.229
  c-Sledge, PH1000010.204
  Robles, 2B0000100.238
Peavy, P1000001.212
  a-Blum, PH0000000.249
  b-Ensberg, PH1000011.233
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  Barrett, C2000002.242
Totals4214161218 

a-Batted for Peavy in the 7th. b-Struck out for Blum in the 7th. c-Struck out for Giles, M in the 10th. d-Grounded out for Bradley in the 11th. e-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Brocail in the 12th. f-Popped out for Thatcher in the 14th.

BATTING
2B: Giles, B (23, Corpas).
HR: Gonzalez (27, 9th inning off Corpas, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Giles, B 2; Gonzalez 4; Kouzmanoff; Giles, M.
RBI: Gonzalez (91).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Ensberg; Cameron, M; Giles, B 2.
S: Peavy; Bard; Stansberry.
GIDP: Bard.
Team LOB: 9.

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morales 6.01004603.15
Hawkins (H, 16)0.20000003.27
Fuentes (H, 6)1.10000103.13
Corpas (BS, 3)2.03110211.88
Julio 1.00000205.13
Buchholz 0.20002004.38
Affeldt 0.10000003.63
Herges (W, 5-1)2.00000103.46
 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Peavy 7.03112802.36
Meredith 2.00000003.38
Bell 2.01001202.17
Brocail 1.02001103.10
Thatcher (L, 0-1)2.02110311.13

Morales pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

IBB: Robles (by Buchholz).
HBP: Kouzmanoff (by Morales).
Pitches-strikes: Morales 81-47, Hawkins 4-4, Fuentes 20-11, Corpas 23-17, Julio 14-8, Buchholz 17-9, Affeldt 2-2, Herges 18-14, Peavy 110-61, Meredith 21-16, Bell 40-26, Brocail 17-12, Thatcher 30-22.
Ground outs-fly outs: Morales 5-7, Hawkins 1-1, Fuentes 2-1, Corpas 3-1, Julio 1-0, Buchholz 1-1, Affeldt 0-1, Herges 4-1, Peavy 4-9, Meredith 5-1, Bell 3-1, Brocail 1-0, Thatcher 1-2.
Batters faced: Morales 24, Hawkins 2, Fuentes 4, Corpas 8, Julio 3, Buchholz 4, Affeldt 1, Herges 6, Peavy 26, Meredith 6, Bell 8, Brocail 5, Thatcher 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Hawkins 1-0, Fuentes 1-0, Affeldt 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 4:04.
Att: 31,288.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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