Rockies hold on to first place with late win over Giants

Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

DENVER - The past few games for Colorado Rockies' starter German Marquez have been brilliant personally but have not resulted in wins for the club.

On Tuesday night in the second of three against the San Francisco Giants, he looked doom to fall to that fate once again with the offense sputtering behind another dazzling performance.

He worked 6.2 innings and struck out 11, allowing just two runs but departed the field down by one.

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