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TODAY'S WRAPS: October 01, 2007
Wild finish for Rockies
Unlucky 13th for Friars
Scott Hairston's home run in the top of the 13th inning left the Padres just three outs away from the postseason, but all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman could not seal the deal against the Rockies. Adrian Gonzalez also delivered a timely long ball, belting a grand slam in the the loss.
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 Hairston's two-run homer
 Gonzalez's grand slam
 Giles' RBI double
Rockies 9, Padres 8
Todd Helton celebrates with fans after the Rockies' dramatic comeback victory. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 10/01: COL 9, SD 8
Rockies reach playoffs
Jamey Carroll's sacrifice fly in the 13th inning capped a three-run rally as the Rockies shocked the Padres to win the National League Wild Card. Colorado added a memorable chapter to its frantic finish, in which it won 14 of its last 15 games to reach the postseason for the first time since 1995.
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 Carroll's sacrifice fly
 Holliday's game-tying triple
 Tulowitzki's RBI double
 Helton's solo shot
 Atkins' RBI single
SD
San Diego (89-74)
Lost 3
Colorado 9, San Diego 8   COL
Colorado (90-73)
Won 3
October 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2   8 15 0
Colorado
2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   9 14 1
Standings thru 10/1/07  |  Recap: SD|COL  |  Gameday  |  Padres Stats  |  Rockies Stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, B, RF5211203.270
Hairston, LF7222032.244
Kouzmanoff, 3B5010013.274
  Thatcher, P0000000.000
  d-Headley, PH1010000.263
  Hoffman, P0000000.000
Gonzalez, A, 1B6134122.284
Greene, SS7110025.252
Bard, C4020002.288
  Bell, P0000000.000
  a-Robles, PH1000000.222
  Brocail, P0000000.500
  Ensberg, 3B1000101.230
Blum, 2B4110112.251
Clark, CF4011004.261
  b-Sledge, PH0000100.210
  1-Cameron, M, PR-CF0000000.242
  c-Myrow, PH1000011.091
  Lane, CF0000000.175
Peavy, P3110003.237
  Barrett, C3010012.245
Totals52815861130 

a-Grounded out for Bell in the 10th. b-Walked for Clark in the 10th. c-Struck out for Cameron, M in the 12th. d-Singled for Thatcher in the 13th.
1-Ran for Sledge in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Bard (28, Fogg), Gonzalez, A (47, Fogg), Giles, B (28, Fuentes).
HR: Gonzalez, A (31, 3rd inning off Fogg, 3 on, 1 out), Hairston (12, 13th inning off Julio, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Giles, B 2; Hairston 5; Kouzmanoff; Headley; Gonzalez, A 7; Greene; Bard 3; Blum; Clark; Peavy; Barrett.
RBI: Gonzalez, A 4 (104), Clark (12), Giles, B (52), Hairston 2 (38).
2-out RBI: Giles, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peavy; Blum; Hairston 2; Giles, B; Barrett.
S: Kouzmanoff; Blum.
GIDP: Greene.
Team LOB: 13.

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B6221001.288
Tulowitzki, SS7341011.294
Holliday, LF6122132.340
Helton, 1B4112211.319
Atkins, 3B3021111.303
  1-Carroll, PR-3B2011000.227
Hawpe, RF3000325.289
Spilborghs, CF4000027.295
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  b-Koshansky, PH1000011.077
  Herges, P0000000.000
  c-Baker, PH1000010.221
  Julio, P0000000.000
  Ortiz, P0000000.250
Torrealba, C6111012.254
Fogg, P2000010.127
  Buchholz, P0000000.130
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  Speier, P0000000.000
  a-Smith, PH1110000.667
  Hawkins, P0000000.000
  Sullivan, CF2000110.282
Totals48914981521 

a-Tripled for Speier in the 6th. b-Struck out for Corpas in the 9th. c-Struck out for Herges in the 12th.
1-Ran for Atkins in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui 2 (26, Peavy, Hoffman), Tulowitzki 2 (35, Peavy, Hoffman), Atkins (36, Peavy).
3B: Smith (2, Peavy), Tulowitzki (6, Peavy), Holliday (7, Hoffman).
HR: Torrealba (9, 2nd inning off Peavy, 0 on, 0 out), Helton (18, 3rd inning off Peavy, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matsui 4; Tulowitzki 8; Holliday 4; Helton 4; Atkins 3; Carroll; Torrealba 4; Smith 3.
RBI: Helton 2 (93), Atkins (112), Torrealba (48), Holliday 2 (139), Matsui (38), Tulowitzki (100), Carroll (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Spilborghs 2; Holliday 2; Torrealba; Hawpe.
SF: Helton; Matsui; Carroll.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: Carroll (5, throw).
DP: (Carroll-Helton).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Peavy 6.110664622.70
Bell 2.20002501.96
Brocail 1.21001102.99
Thatcher 1.10000301.21
Hoffman (BS, 8)(L, 4-6)0.13331003.43
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fogg 4.08552515.09
Buchholz 1.11000104.17
Affeldt 0.10000003.49
Speier 0.10000103.93
Hawkins (H, 18)1.01000103.36
Fuentes (BS, 8)1.02110103.18
Corpas 1.00000002.05
Herges 3.01003102.79
Julio 0.02221015.52
Ortiz (W, 6-4)1.00000105.40

Fogg pitched to 1 batter in the 5th.
Julio pitched to 3 batters in the 13th.

WP: Affeldt, Fuentes.
IBB: Hawpe (by Peavy), Hawpe (by Peavy), Helton (by Hoffman), Blum (by Fogg), Gonzalez, A (by Herges).
Pitches-strikes: Peavy 118-68, Bell 42-26, Brocail 24-14, Thatcher 20-12, Hoffman 19-10, Fogg 75-49, Buchholz 13-12, Affeldt 7-4, Speier 6-3, Hawkins 15-9, Fuentes 14-12, Corpas 6-5, Herges 47-23, Julio 11-5, Ortiz 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Peavy 7-6, Bell 2-1, Brocail 2-2, Thatcher 0-1, Hoffman 0-1, Fogg 4-3, Buchholz 0-3, Affeldt 0-1, Speier 0-0, Hawkins 2-0, Fuentes 1-1, Corpas 2-1, Herges 7-1, Julio 0-0, Ortiz 0-2.
Batters faced: Peavy 33, Bell 10, Brocail 7, Thatcher 4, Hoffman 5, Fogg 22, Buchholz 5, Affeldt 1, Speier 1, Hawkins 4, Fuentes 5, Corpas 3, Herges 13, Julio 3, Ortiz 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bell 2-0, Thatcher 2-0, Buchholz 1-0, Affeldt 1-0, Speier 1-0, Ortiz 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Chuck Meriwether. LF: Fieldin Culbreth. RF: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF.
T: 4:40.
Att: 48,404.

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