Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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DENVER (AP) -- Dexter Fowler capped a big day at the plate with a game-ending triple off Brett Myers with one out in the 10th inning Monday night, giving the Colorado Rockies a 7-6 win and a sweep of their doubleheader with the Houston Astros. The Rockies won the opener 9-7. Fowler lined a pitch past a diving first baseman Carlos Lee and the ball ended up in the right field corner as Michael Cuddyer, who singled, scored from first. After Cuddyer slid across home plate, Fowler ripped off his helmet and threw it across the field in excitement. Josh Roenicke (1-0) pitched a scoreless 10th for the win. Myers fell to 0-2. The Rockies had entered the day 6-18 in May. Fowler batted leadoff for the first time all season and he reached base nine times in 11 trips to the plate Monday with a sacrifice bunt accounting for one of the times he didn't. The Astros threw out runners at the plate in the seventh and eighth innings to preserve the 6-6 deadlock in the nightcap, and they escaped a...
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