October 1, 2022

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Rockies blow lead, lose to Giants, 10-7, in 10 innings

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The slipper didn’t fit.

With rookie Michael Toglia cranking up the power and turning on the juice, the Rockies were primed for a late-season Cinderella story featuring a rookie cast Monday night at Coors Field.

But in the 10th inning, right-hander Gavin Hollowell, thrown into the breach in his big-league debut, gave up a two-out, three-run homer to Thairo Estrada as the Giants rallied for a 10-7 victory.

“That was baptism under fire, no doubt about it,” manager Bud Black said. “But as you guys know, we had a lot of (relievers) unavailable tonight to pitch.”

Hollowell said he wasn’t overwhelmed by the moment, even though he became the first reliever in franchise history to be charged with a loss in their major league debut.

“Those are the situations I like to be in —…

Patrick Saunders

2022-09-19 22:38:14

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