2017-06-19 / Sports

Arenado, Rockies walk off on Giants

The Associated Press

COLORADO ROCKIES’ Nolan Arenado celebrates as his three-run, walk-off home run clears the fence off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Mark Melancon in the ninth inning of a baseball game on Sunday in Denver. The Rockies won, 7-5.THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLORADO ROCKIES’ Nolan Arenado celebrates as his three-run, walk-off home run clears the fence off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Mark Melancon in the ninth inning of a baseball game on Sunday in Denver. The Rockies won, 7-5.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
DENVER

Nolan Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stunned the San Francisco Giants by rallying for a 7-5 victory Sunday.

Arenado hit the first pitch he saw from All-Star closer Mark Melancon (1-2) into the left-field seats to finish a four-game sweep. The slugger was mobbed at home plate by teammates, with a frenzied sellout crowd chanting "MVP! MVP!"

Indians 5, Twins 2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez had his sixth straight multi-hit game as Cleveland completed a four-game sweep of Minnesota.

Dodgers 8, Reds 7

CINCINNATI (AP) — Logan Forsythe and Justin Turner homered, Kenta Maeda (5-3) pitched five strong innings and drove in two runs, and Kike Hernandez made a spectacular game-saving catch as Los Angeles held on to beat Cincinnati.

Cubs 7, Pirates 1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Lackey and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo homered among his three hits to lead Chicago past Pittsburgh.

Athletics 4, Yankees 3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the third that held up to back rookie Jharel Cotton’s first victory since May 4, and Oakland completed a four-game sweep of slumping New York.

D-Backs 5, Phillies 4,

10 innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rey Fuentes hit his first major league home run in the 10th inning, lifting Arizona over Philadelphia.

Fuentes entered in the eighth inning as a pinch runner and was caught stealing. However, the rookie redeemed himself with a homer off Jeanmar Gomez (3-2) with one out in the 10th.

Brewers 2, Padres 1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Nelson struck out 10 in his first career complete game and Milwaukee got home runs from Hernan Perez and Manny Pina to edge San Diego on Sunday.

Orioles 8, Cardinals 5

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez was stellar in his first start since May 22, Mark Trumbo homered for the second consecutive day and Baltimore beat St. Louis.

Rays 9, Tigers 1

DETROIT (AP) — Logan Morrison homered twice and Steven Souza Jr. hit his first career grand slam as Tampa Bay beat Detroit to split a four-game series.

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