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Rockies score twice in ninth to stun Giants

  • SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Barnes isn'夜网论坛t a classic power hitter. In fact, neither of the Colorado right fielder's two home runs this season even left the park.They did help the Rockies to victories, however, and for that Barnes isn't making any apologies. MORE: Trade rumors | 'Field of Dreams' anniversary | Cooperstown coversBarnes hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run in the ninth inning and Colorado rallied for the second straight day to stun the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday. "I'd really like to hit one out so I can jog around the bases to make it easier," said Barnes, who hit his first inside-the-park home run against Arizona on June 5. "I always seem to make it hard on myself. I hit the ball and I'm going to run hard until something stops me."Charlie Blackmon singled with two outs off Giants closer Sergio Romo (3-3) before Barnes lined a hit to center field. San Francisco's Angel Pagan misplayed the ball and it skipped to the fence as Blackmon and Barnes raced around the bases.Barnes, who had a walkoff triple to beat the Dodgers on June 7, had flown out to center in three consecutive at-bats before helping Colorado extend its winning streak to four games."My father made the trip up from Anaheim for Fathers' day tomorrow and my step-mom and sister were here," Barnes said. "It's special to play in front of them, especially like a day like today."It's the second consecutive blown save and fourth this season for Romo, who gave up five runs in the ninth innin[......]

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