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Giants stun Rockies, pull even in wild-card race

NL GAME OF THE DAY

Edgar Renteria's grand slam in the seventh erases 5-2 deficit and propels San Francisco to 9-5 victory and three-game series sweep.

August 31, 2009|Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Edgar Renteria hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning Sunday and San Francisco pulled even in the National League wild-card race with Colorado, beating the Rockies, 9-5, for a three-game sweep.

The Giants moved into a second-place tie in the NL West with Colorado, six games behind the Dodgers. The Rockies lost their season-high fifth in a row. Renteria homered with two outs to erase a 5-2 deficit.

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