DENVER — Shuhei Ohtani and Mike Trout hit back-to-back hits on Course Field, but Elias Diaz’s grand slam in the eighth gave the Rockies the lead as they recovered to beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 on Friday night.
Euriksson Provar led the game with a home win against the Rockies, who snapped their longest losing streak of the season at eight games.
Diaz doubled and finished with three hits. His 426-foot drive to center field represented the Colorado Rockies’ first grand slam since Diaz hit it in Philadelphia on September 10, 2021.
Ohtani hit a season-high 25 home runs, leading the majors, and fell three times off the course. Has at least one extra base hit in 10 consecutive road games, a franchise record and longest streak in the major leagues since 2009
A tie-breaking homer by Otani came in the fifth and was followed by a single by Trott, who had 16 on the season, giving Los Angeles a 4–2 lead.
For the Angels, Venezuela’s Luis Rengifo 2-0 with a score run.
For the Rockies, Venezuela’s Elías Diaz is 5-3, one record and four RBIs, Ezequiel Tovar is 5-2, one record and one RBI, and Harold Castro is 1-1, one. Dominican Eloris Montero 4-3 scoring two runs.
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