Helton, Rockies Walk Off with 8-7 Win
Todd Helton belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth last night to give the Colorado Rockies (4-4) an 8-7 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks (5-3) at Coors Field. It was Helton’s first home run of the season, and came after the Rockies had blown a four run lead. The two teams wrap up their series this afternoon at at 1:10 in Denver. (TV: Root Sports.)
Official: Saturday’s Box Score.
“That is just one terrific at-bat in some really, really tough conditions,” manager Jim Tracy said of Helton, who also doubled home the winning run in the eighth inning on Friday when the Rockies won, 7-6.
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