Renteria's Slam Propels Giants To Sweep Over Rockies

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Edgar Renteria hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants pulled even in the NL wild-card race with Colorado, beating the Rockies 9-5 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

The Giants moved into a tie in the NL West with Colorado, six games behind first-place Los Angeles. The Rockies lost their season-high fifth in a row.

San Francisco swept the Rockies at home for the first time since
April 8-10, 2005. Last week, the Giants lost three of four at Coors
Field despite leading every game.

Renteria homered with two outs, connecting two pitches after
Rafael Betancourt (0-1) relieved Franklin Morales. Renteria hit his eighth career grand slam and second in two years against
Betancourt.


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