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Gonzales returns to Colorado, helps Mariners beat Rockies 6-4 at Coors Field

The former Rocky Mountain High School star earned the win on Tuesday night.

DENVER — Marco Gonzales beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Tuesday night in a homecoming to Coors Field. 

The former Rocky Mountain star who won four-straight 5A state championships during his high school pitching career earned the victory after throwing five strong innings. 

The only blemish for Gonzales was a home run by Rockies left fielder Connor Joe, the first of his career. 

German Marquez took the loss for Colorado after giving up four runs in the sixth inning, including a home run by Dylan Moore. 

The quick series will wrap up on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field. 

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