For all of the pull-your-hair-out moments the Rockies had final season, they wouldn’t have skilled Rocktober 2018 with no few momentum-shifting, emotional wins.

Colorado received its first such event of 2019 on Friday evening at Coors Area, when Charlie Blackmon drilled a two-strike, two-out fastball to middle, a two-run homer that gave Colorado an unbelievable 4-Three win over the Philadelphia Phillies in 12 innings.

Blackmon’s residence run prolonged the Rockies’ profitable streak to 5 because the membership rebounds from the worst begin in franchise historical past. And, as Blackmon defined, his first longball of the season may be the springboard Colorado must settle right into a deep groove because the calendar nears Might.

“That’s the hope,” Blackmon mentioned. “That was a extremely massive win for the Rockies when it regarded like we had been going to lose that sport. We received rewarded for combating the entire manner, and I feel that’s going to be one thing we will look again to when issues get robust so we will say, ‘Hey, we will nonetheless win this sport’.”


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