Rafael Betancourt took his first loss since joining the Rockies. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Franklin Morales preserved the Rockies' three-run lead with a clutch sixth inning, but after he loaded the bases, Colorado turned to Rafael Betancourt, who gave up a go-ahead grand slam to Edgar Renteria. The sweep dropped the Rockies into a tie with the Giants for the Wild Card lead.
BATTING 2B: Tulowitzki (23, Cain, M), Hawpe (37, Cain, M), Stewart, I (19, Affeldt). 3B:
Stewart, I (3, Cain, M). HR: Helton (13, 5th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 2 out), Tulowitzki (24, 5th
inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Tulowitzki 8; Torrealba; Hawpe 2; Stewart, I 6; Spilborghs;
Gonzalez, C; Helton 6. RBI: Tulowitzki 3 (73), Helton (70), Barmes (68). 2-out
RBI: Tulowitzki 2; Helton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hawpe; Tulowitzki; Hammel;
Gonzalez, C; Stewart, I. SF: Barmes. GIDP: Hawpe. Team RISP:
3-for-14. Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING SB: Gonzalez, C (9, 2nd base off Cain, M/Whiteside). CS:
Stewart, I (4, 2nd base by Cain, M/Whiteside), Gonzalez, C (2, 2nd base by Hinshaw/Whiteside). PO:
Gonzalez, C (1st base by Hinshaw).
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