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Rockies Waste Late 4-run Lead In 9-8 Loss To Yankees

Rockies Waste Late 4-run Lead In 9-8 Loss To Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockies' offense gave them the lead, and the bullpen gave it back.

Up 8-4 going into the bottom of the seventh, Colorado lost 9-8 to the Yankees on Starlin Castro's walkoff home run against Jason Motte on Wednesday.

Leading off the ninth, Castro turned on the second pitch he saw from Motte (0-1), who took the loss on his 34th birthday. Looking for something soft, Castro smashed a changeup to left field to help theYankees split a two-game series.

Carlos Beltran hit a three-run homer in the seventh as the Yankees tied the score, and Chase Headley also had a second-inning grand slam for New York. Nick Hundley and Ryan Raburn homered for...

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