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Rockies 14, Giants 11
Nate Schierholtz's two-run homer was his fifth of the season. (David Zalubowski/AP)
The first of Ryan Garko's two homers added to the Giants' early lead and appeared to have San Francisco on its way to a tie with Colorado atop the NL Wild Card standings, but Joe Martinez and the bullpen had no answer for the Rockies in a costly seven-run bottom of the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (67-56)
Lost 1
Colorado 14, San Francisco 11   COL
Colorado (69-54)
Won 1
August 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 2   11 12 1
Colorado
1 0 0 2 0 7 4 0 X   14 15 1
Standings thru 8/22/09  |  Recap: SF | COL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Rockies stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .269
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Ishikawa, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Renteria, SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Sandoval, 3B 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 .333
Molina, B, C 4 1 1 0 1 3 2 .261
Garko, 1B 5 2 2 4 0 1 2 .274
Rowand, CF 4 2 2 2 0 2 0 .282
Schierholtz, RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .297
Uribe, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lewis, F, LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
Martinez, J, P 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .286
  Velez, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277
Totals 39 11 12 11 2 9 8  

a-Reached on error for Howry in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Molina, B (24, De La Rosa, J), Martinez, J (1, De La Rosa, J), Sandoval 2 (37, De La Rosa, J, Daley).
HR: Schierholtz (5, 2nd inning off De La Rosa, J, 1 on, 1 out), Garko 2 (13, 3rd inning off De La Rosa, J, 1 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Daley, 1 on, 1 out), Rowand (12, 8th inning off Daley, 0 on, 1 out), Sandoval (19, 9th inning off Herges, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sandoval 8; Martinez, J 3; Molina, B 2; Rowand 5; Garko 8; Schierholtz 4; Winn.
RBI: Rowand 2 (53), Schierholtz 2 (26), Garko 4 (51), Winn (46), Sandoval 2 (72).
2-out RBI: Garko 2; Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Sandoval (14, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Schierholtz (Hawpe at 3rd base).
DP: (Uribe-Renteria-Garko).

 
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, LF 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 .287
Fowler, CF 3 2 2 2 2 0 1 .277
Helton, 1B 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 .322
  Quintanilla, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174
Tulowitzki, SS 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .277
  Atkins, G, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Hawpe, RF 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .303
  Daley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Betancourt, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Herges, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Street, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Stewart, I, 3B 4 1 2 4 0 1 0 .227
Barmes, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .251
Torrealba, C 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .252
De La Rosa, J, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .159
  a-Smith, S, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .297
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
  b-Spilborghs, PH-RF 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .252
Totals 35 14 15 13 7 4 10  

a-Tripled for De La Rosa, J in the 6th. b-Singled for Morales, F in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hawpe (35, Martinez, J).
3B: Fowler 2 (9, Martinez, J, Miller, Ju), Smith, S (3, Miller, Ju).
HR: Stewart, I (19, 6th inning off Martinez, J, 2 on, 0 out), Helton (12, 6th inning off Miller, Ju, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Tulowitzki 2; Barmes 2; Torrealba; Hawpe 3; Stewart, I 5; Spilborghs; Smith, S 3; Gonzalez, C; Fowler 6; Helton 4.
RBI: Helton 3 (68), Stewart, I 4 (58), Barmes (65), Smith, S (33), Fowler 2 (33), Spilborghs (40), Tulowitzki (67).
2-out RBI: Fowler; Helton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: De La Rosa, J; Hawpe.
SF: Stewart, I; Tulowitzki.
GIDP: Helton.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Barmes 2 (11, 2nd base off Martinez, J/Molina, B, 2nd base off Valdez, M/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Barmes (10, fielding).
DP: (Barmes-De La Rosa, J).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martinez, J 5.0 9 6 5 1 2 1 5.73
Miller, Ju (L, 2-2) 0.2 4 4 4 2 0 1 2.47
Valdez, M 0.2 2 4 4 3 1 0 4.89
Howry 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.49
 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
De La Rosa, J (W, 12-8) 6.0 8 6 6 1 5 2 4.76
Morales, F 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.52
Daley 0.2 3 3 3 1 1 2 4.11
Betancourt, R 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.59
Herges 0.1 1 2 1 0 0 1 3.86
Street 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.14

Martinez, J pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Miller, Ju, De La Rosa, J 2.
Pitches-strikes: Martinez, J 73-51, Miller, Ju 33-15, Valdez, M 38-19, Howry 25-15, De La Rosa, J 83-57, Morales, F 10-7, Daley 26-18, Betancourt, R 1-1, Herges 10-6, Street 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martinez, J 9-2, Miller, Ju 0-0, Valdez, M 0-1, Howry 1-2, De La Rosa, J 7-3, Morales, F 1-1, Daley 0-1, Betancourt, R 0-0, Herges 1-0, Street 0-0.
Batters faced: Martinez, J 24, Miller, Ju 7, Valdez, M 7, Howry 6, De La Rosa, J 26, Morales, F 3, Daley 6, Betancourt, R 1, Herges 3, Street 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Valdez, M 1-0, Howry 3-2, Betancourt, R 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 94 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:15.
Att: 47,178.
Venue: Coors Field.
August 22, 2009
August 22, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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