Crawford, who also had a sacrifice fly, yanked a 1-0 fastball
from Rex Brothers (1-1) into McCovey Cove for his first career
walk-off homer and his first home run of the year. Pablo Sandoval
also homered and Angel Pagan had two hits and two RBIs for the
Giants, who saw starter Tim Hudson give up four runs in 7 1/3
Justin Morneau slugged his first home run with the Rockies and DJ
LeMahieu had an RBI double and scored the tying run in the eighth.
Starter Tyler Chatwood gave up four runs and six hits in six innings
while striking out five in his first start of the season after being
activated from the disabled list.
Wilin Rosario's first homer of the year in the second inning gave
Colorado an early 1-0 lead but Pagan capped a three-run fifth with a
base hit to score a pair and Sandoval went deep in the sixth for a
4-1 lead. Morneau took Hudson out to center in the seventh and
LeMahieu made it 4-3 with his RBI double before coming in on Drew
Stubbs' base hit to left one inning later.
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Gregor Blanco tripled off the right-field wall with two outs in the
ninth and tried to score when right fielder Michael Cuddyer had
trouble picking up the ball, but was out on a perfect relay to force
extra innings. Sergio Romo (1-0) got a double play to end the top of
the 10th before Crawford ended it with his first home run at home
since April 23, 2013.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Giants 2B Brandon Hicks was 2-for-2 with a walk and a
run scored. ... Hudson, who allowed two earned runs in 15 2/3
innings over his first two starts, struck out five and did not walk
a batter. ... Colorado opens a four-game series in San Diego on
Monday, while San Francisco has a day off before hosting the Los
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