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Blackmon, Rockies shake off Tatis' 477-foot HR, beat Padres

Colorado completed the series sweep over San Diego at Coors Field on Wednesday.

DENVER — Pinch-hitter Charlie Blackmon singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies shook off a monster homer by Fernando Tatis Jr. to beat the stumbling San Diego Padres 8-7.

Tatis hit a 477-foot homer, the longest of his career and his NL-leading 21st. He also doubled, but the Padres lost for the 13th time in 17 games.

The gametime temperature was 99 degrees at Coors Field, and the hot weather contributed to a big offensive day.

The teams combined for five home runs and 23 hits and neither starter made it out of the fourth inning.

Trevor Story drew a leadoff walk in the Rockies ninth, stole second and scored on Blackmon's single.

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