Pomeranz again sharp, but Street blows Rockies lead
A rough eighth inning forlet a 3-2 Colorado Rockies lead slip away and led to an eventual 6-5 win Saturday for the San Francisco Giants.
Street was the third reliever to follow, who was again solid in his second major league start, allowing two runs on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings. Pomeranz gave way to with the game tied 1-1 in the sixth and a runner at first. Belisle allowed a triple to Brett Pill that put the Giants up 2-1, the Rockies took the lead in the bottom of the sixth on a two-run single by . came on for a one-two-three seventh inning that let the Rockies cling a one-run lead.
Street allowed a leadoff single to Andres Torres in the eighth, then threw wild to second base on a sacrifice attempt by Jeff Keppinger. That put runners at the corners for Carlos Beltran, who doubled to tie the game at 3-3. Street struck out Mark DeRosa for the first out, but a second triple by Pill gave the Giants a 5-3 lead. Street was replaced bybut was charged a fourth run on a groundball to first base that scored Pill on a close play at the plate. In a third of an inning, Street allowed four runs, three of which were earned.
Rockies hitters missed a couple chances early in the game, leaving the bases loaded in the fifth whenpopped out and running out of a rally in the sixth when Fowler was thrown out at second trying to stretch his RBI singled into a double. They rallied in the ninth, scoring a run each on an Ellis double and a groundout, but were unable to recover from the three-run deficit left in the eighth.
produced his first two major-league hits, but was the final out of the game when he struck out with Ellis at second.