The Milwaukee Brewers used brawn and speed to subdue the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Carlos Gomez had two hits and three of Milwaukee’s five stolen bases Juan Francisco and Jonathan Lucroy homered and the Brewers held off the Rockies 7-5 on a rainy night at Coors Field.
Milwaukee’s Jean Segura had two hits and two RBIs before leaving with tightness in his right forearm.
Troy Tulowitzki homered among his three hits and Wilin Rosario also went deep for the Rockies.
The Brewers were three outs from winning when the rain picked up and caused a 1-hour 45-minute delay in the middle of the ninth inning. Jim Henderson then retired the Rockies in order for his 12th save.
It made a winner out of Tom Gorzelanny (2-4) who allowed four runs and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. He was sharp early giving up just three hits and not allowing a runner to second through the first five innings as the Brewers built a six-run lead.
Gorzelanny then ran into trouble in the sixth when the rain start...