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Scutaro sends Rockies past Nats in 11 innings

6:44 PM, Jun 28, 2012   |    comments
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Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Marco Scutaro knocked in the game-winning run with a bloop single into right field in the bottom of the 11th inning and the Colorado Rockies edged the Washington Nationals, 11-10, in the finale of a four-game series at Coors Field.

After stranding the potential winning run on base in the ninth and 10th innings, the Rockies finally got the job done in the 11th. Facing Nats reliever Craig Stammen (3-1), Jonathan Herrera laced a one-out double off the base of the wall in left-center and moved to third on a long fly out by Dexter Fowler two batters later.

Scutaro got ahead in the count, 2-0, before taking a couple huge swings and misses to even it at 2-2. Stammen then left one over the plate and Scutaro sliced it into right to score Herrera for the walkoff win.

Adam Ottavino (2-0) earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief work for the Rockies, who salvaged a split of this four-game set.

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