Sport Nolan Arenado's walk-off three-run homer spurs Rockies past Giants

09:05  19 june  2017
09:05  19 june  2017 Source:   pressassociation.com

Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer to beat Giants

  Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer to beat Giants After the Rockies blew a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth, Arenado got his shot at the cycle in the bottom of the ninth. He took advantage of the opportunity, smashing a 91-mph fastball from Giants closer Mark Melancon to the left-field seats for a walk-off home run to give the Rockies a 7-5 victory while completing the cycle in the process.Nolan Arenado with the WALK OFF 3-run homer to complete the CYCLE #Rockiespic.twitter.

Nolan Arenado powers Colorado Rockies past San Francisco Giants . SAN FRANCISCO -- Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado hopes to go down in history as the National League leader in home runs for the 2015 season.

DENVER, CO – JUNE 18: Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates hitting a 3 RBI walk off home run in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on June 18, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

Nolan Arenado soaks up the celebrations (AP): Giants Rockies Baseball © AP/PA photowire service Giants Rockies Baseball

Nolan Arenado played the starring role in a dramatic win for the Colorado Rockies as they completed a four-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants.

The MLB National League West leaders won 7-5 after Arenado launched a walk-off three-run homer to complete the cycle, having earlier hit a single, an RBI double and a triple.

The victory was necessary to keep the Rockies one game ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Arizona beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings, Rey Fuentes' homer proving decisive, while the Dodgers held off a late Cincinnati Reds rally to triumph 8-7.

Jacob deGrom the King of Queens while Yankees continue sad Bronx tale

  Jacob deGrom the King of Queens while Yankees continue sad Bronx tale Sunday MLB scores results Brewers Braves Yankees Athletics Nationals MetsJacob deGrom was brilliant for the Mets in a 5-1 win over the Nationals. The Mets pitcher scattered just three hits over eight innings while striking out six with two walks. He also helped himself at the plate with a solo homer in the third inning that tied the game at 1-1. The Mets added a pair of runs an inning later thanks to RBI singles by Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Conforto, who added another RBI single in the sixth.

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.

Colorado Rockies ' Nolan Arenado celebrates as his three - run , walkoff home run clears the fence off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher.

Hernan Perez and Manny Pina went long in the sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 to maintain their 2.5-game lead in the NL Central over the Chicago Cubs, whose 7-1 rout of divisional rivals the Pittsburgh Pirates was rounded off by homers from in-form pair Anthony Rizzo and Ian Happ.

The New York Mets beat NL East leaders the Washington Nationals 5-1, Jacob deGrom smashing his first ever home run and pitching eight innings of one-run ball. Brandon Phillips' second walk-off winner in successive games saw the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 5-4.

The Boston Red Sox drew level with American League East leaders the New York Yankees after two Xander Bogaerts home runs led them to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros. The Yankees lost 4-3 to the Oakland Athletics, the AL West's basement club producing a shock series sweep thanks to Khris Davis' two-run shot.

The remainder of the AL East enjoyed wins, with the Tampa Bay Rays hammering the Detroit Tigers 9-1, the Baltimore Orioles winning 8-5 against the St Louis Cardinals and the Toronto Blue Jays beating the Chicago White Sox 7-3.

The Cleveland Indians recorded a third victory over the Minnesota Twins in two nights, Edwin Encarnacion with two home runs, an RBI single and a sacrifice fly to account for all his team's runs in a 5-2 success.

The Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 and the Seattle Mariners won by the same scoreline against the Texas Rangers.

Debutant Derek Fisher sparks wild inning as Houston Astros rout Texas Rangers .
Debutant Derek Fisher's home run sparked a nine-run sixth inning as MLB American League West leaders the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 13-2 on Wednesday night. Fisher's solo blast was followed up in kind by Jake Marisnick, and the former returned to the plate later in a lengthy inning to single in Brian McCann before scoring on George Springer's double.Houston comfortably lead the division from the Los Angeles Angels, who won 7-5 against the New York Yankees with two-run shots from Danny Espinosa in the second inning and Andrelton Simmons in the seventh.

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