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Blackmon 2-out slam caps 5-run rally in 9th, Rockies beat Angels

Colorado started off its 9-game home stand with a dramatic win over Los Angeles on Friday night.
Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski
Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon, right, is congratulated by Josh Fuentes, left, and Ryan McMahon as he crosses home plate after hitting a walkoff grand slam in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Denver.

DENVER — Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out grand slam that capped a five-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4.

Blackmon hammered Jose Quijada’s fastball down the middle of the plate on a 3-1 count over the wall in right center for his second grand slam of the season and third of his career.

It was the fourth walk-off hit overall, three of them homers. It was Los Angeles’ major league-high 13th blown save of the season.

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