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Garrett Hampson hit a soft single to left field with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 in Denver on Sunday.
Nolan Arenado hit a pair of home runs, Charlie Blackmon also went deep and Carlos Estevez (2-2) got the win for the Rockies, who posted their first sweep since claiming a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 18-20.
Yonathan Daza led off the 10th with a single, Raimel Tapia reached on Isan Diaz's second error of the game and Ryan McMahon singled off of Diaz's glove to load the bases with no outs. Jeff Brigham (2-2) struck out Ian Desmond, but Hampson ended it with his hit.
Harold Ramirez had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Marlins.
Colorado trailed 3-2 entering the eighth, but Austin Brice walked Blackmon, and one out later, Arenado hit a 1-0 curveball into the seats in left to put the Rockies ahead 4-3. It was his 30th of the season.
Miami rallied to take a lead in the ninth. Neil Walker had an RBI single to tie it, Diaz put the Marlins ahead with a sacrifice fly and Brian Anderson's double made it 6-4.
Blackmon had an RBI single in the ninth, and Diaz's error helped the Rockies tie it on Trevor Story's sacrifice fly. But Ryne Stanek struck out Arenado to send it to extra innings.
The Marlins grabbed the lead in the first inning when Diaz led off with a single and Castro followed with a double to center to score Diaz from first.
The Rockies responded in their half of the first when Arenado hit a solo homer into the Colorado bullpen to tie it.
It stayed that way until the fourth, when Garrett Cooper led off with a double and scored on Ramirez's single to right to put Miami ahead 2-1.
The Marlins added another run in the sixth when Cooper reached on a fielder's choice and scored on Ramirez's double to the corner in left field.
Blackmon led off the bottom of the sixth with his 26th home run to make it 3-2.
--Field Level Media