Tulowitzki homers, drives in two; Rockies win
Saturday, March 24, 2012
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Troy Tulowitzki homered and drove in two runs, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 7-6 victory over a San Francisco Giants split squad Saturday.
Tulowitzki homered leading off the second and had a run-scoring fielder's choice in the third. Todd Helton had an RBI double in the four-run third.
Buster Posey made his first start at first base and threw out a runner at home on a squeeze play. He drove in runs with a double in the first and a single in the fifth.
Juan Nicaso gave up 10 hits and three runs in 5 2-3 innings for Colorado and Travis Blackley gave up a run and four hits in two innings.
Reliever Jeremy Affeldt yielded three hits and two runs for the loss.