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DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies needed a late rally to give them their first series sweep in more than two months.
It was a comeback that left the Milwaukee Brewers shaking their heads.
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Tyler Colvin hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Rockies rallied to beat the Brewers 7-6 on Wednesday.
"We play pretty good baseball and then give it up at the end," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said.
Eric Young, who homered earlier in the game, also singled to put runners at the corners.
Colvin followed with a double down the first base line past a diving Corey Hart, scoring the speedy Young from first and giving the Rockies their first sweep since May 28-31.
"You're running out of superlatives about the good he's been doing," Rockies manager Jim Tracy said of Young. "Today it's his bat and his legs. He's probably the only guy who's scoring from first base on the ball that was hit there."
The ball hugged the line, making right fielder Norichika Aoki cover a lot of ground to get to it. Young turned on the speed when he realized Hart didn't come up with the ball.
"I heard the crowd so I knew Corey missed it and then just tried to put it in my highest gear," Young said. "As soon as I touched second base there was no hesitation."
He easily beat a high relay throw to home, giving Colorado its first three-game winning streak since June 1.
Colvin, who had two hits, notched his first walkoff hit of the season.
"I was a little surprised the ball got down the line," Colvin said. "I knew they were going to play no doubles and play pretty deep. I didn't hit it to the wall so he had to run a long way for it, which gave EY a chance to run.
"It's pretty exciting right there, especially when you get to watch EY run."
The Brewers used a five-run fifth inning to overcome an early 4-0 deficit and chase starter Guillermo Moscoso. Weeks and Corey Hart had RBI doubles, Morgan had a two-run single off reliever Carlos Torres and Jean Segura hit a sacrifice fly.
The Rockies tied it in the bottom of the sixth on Nelson's RBI single, but Hart scored on Morgan's single with two outs in the seventh to make it 6-5.
Starter Mark Rogers, who rejoined the team Tuesday after the birth of his daughter a day earlier, shook off a rough start.
He allowed five runs and seven hits, walked two and struck out four but failed in his bid for his first major league win after Henderson's blown save.
"That was a frustrating one, really frustrating," Henderson said. "I want to come in and get the job done obviously, tough to handle."
For the third straight game, the Rockies jumped out to a big lead in the first inning. This time, they scored all their runs with two outs.
The Brewers escaped further damage when Pacheco was tagged out in a rundown between third and home.
"We're going to have to figure out something better as starters," Roenicke said. "Shouldn't be giving up that many in the first. We've got to get better with the pitching."
Young made it 4-0 with a two-out, solo homer in the third. It was his fourth of the year and second in as many games.
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|Norichika Aoki, RF||4||0||0||0||1||0||2||.287|
|Carlos Gomez, CF||4||1||0||0||1||1||2||.256|
|Rickie Weeks, 2B||5||1||3||1||0||0||0||.221|
|Aramis Ramirez, 3B||4||1||1||0||0||0||1||.293|
|Corey Hart, 1B||3||2||1||1||2||1||0||.265|
|Jonathan Lucroy, C||3||1||0||0||0||0||3||.324|
|Nyjer Morgan, LF||4||0||2||3||0||1||0||.232|
|Jean Segura, SS||3||0||1||1||0||1||0||.258|
|Mark Rogers, P||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||.286|
|Francisco Rodriguez, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a- Travis Ishikawa, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.247|
|Manny Parra, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|John Axford, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Jim Henderson, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-flied out for Rodriguez in the 8th|
|2B - Rickie Weeks (26, Moscoso), Corey Hart (27, Moscoso), Mark Rogers (1, Moscoso)|
|SF - Jean Segura (1)|
|SH - Mark Rogers (2)|
|RBI - Rickie Weeks (44), Corey Hart (58), Nyjer Morgan 3 (13), Jean Segura (4)|
|CS - Nyjer Morgan (5, 2nd base by M. Reynolds/Hernandez)|
|PK - Nyjer Morgan (1, Torres)|
|Team LOB - 8|
|Outfield Assists - Nyjer Morgan 1|
|Francisco Rodriguez (H,21)||1||0||0||0||1||1||0||5.33|
|Manny Parra (H,7)||0.1||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.47|
|John Axford (H,2)||0.2||1||0||0||0||1||0||5.14|
|Jim Henderson (BS,1; L,0-2)||0.1||3||2||2||0||1||0||5.40|
|Pitches-Strikes - Mark Rogers 92-57, Francisco Rodriguez 19-11, Manny Parra 2-1, John Axford 8-6, Jim Henderson 11-9|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Mark Rogers 8-5, John Axford 1-0|
|Batters Faced - Mark Rogers 26, Francisco Rodriguez 4, Manny Parra 1, John Axford 3, Jim Henderson 4|
|Eric Young Jr., RF||4||2||2||1||1||1||0||.323|
|Tyler Colvin, 1B||4||1||2||2||1||1||1||.285|
|Dexter Fowler, CF||4||0||0||0||0||1||3||.293|
|Carlos Gonzalez, LF||4||2||2||0||0||0||0||.323|
|Ramon Hernandez, C||3||1||1||1||0||0||0||.216|
|Jordan Pacheco, 3B||3||0||1||0||1||0||1||.309|
|Chris Nelson, 2B||4||0||2||3||0||2||1||.269|
|Jonathan Herrera, SS||4||0||0||0||0||1||1||.242|
|Guillermo Moscoso, P||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.286|
|Carlos Torres, P||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.333|
|Matt Reynolds, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a- Matt McBride, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.200|
|William Harris, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|b- Wilin Rosario, PH||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||.247|
|a-popped out for M. Reynolds in the 7th|
|b-singled for Harris in the 9th|
|2B - Tyler Colvin (16, Henderson)|
|HR - Eric Young Jr. (4, Rogers)|
|SH - Ramon Hernandez (2)|
|RBI - Eric Young Jr. (14), Tyler Colvin 2 (48), Ramon Hernandez (23), Chris Nelson 3 (29)|
|2-OUT RBI - Eric Young Jr. (7), Ramon Hernandez (11), Chris Nelson 3 (17)|
|SB - Tyler Colvin (4, 2nd base off Rodriguez/Lucroy)|
|Team LOB - 6|
|William Harris (W,1-0)||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||9.00|
|HBP - Ramirez (by Guillermo Moscoso), Lucroy (by Carlos Torres)|
|Pitches-Strikes - Guillermo Moscoso 78-49, Carlos Torres 28-18, Matt Reynolds 8-5, William Harris 24-14|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Guillermo Moscoso 5-4, Carlos Torres 2-4, William Harris 1-5|
|Batters Faced - Guillermo Moscoso 23, Carlos Torres 10, Matt Reynolds 2, William Harris 6|
|Attendance - 23411|
|Game Time - 3:05|
|Temperature - 90|
|Umpires - Home - Cory Blaser, First Base - Mike DiMuro, Second Base - C.B. Bucknor, Third Base - Wally Bell|