Big bats help Rockies sweep Astros in double-header

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By Thomas Harding |

DENVER — Dexter Fowler, who already had homered and scored three runs, tripled with one out in the 10th inning to give the Rockies a 7-6 victory over the Astros to complete a double-header sweep on Monday night at Coors Field in front of 35,786 fans.

Fowler, who didn’t start the four games prior to Monday’s 9-7 victory in the first game because of a right ankle injury, also homered off of Astros starter Jordan Lyles to open the first, drove in an additional run with a bases-loaded walk, and finished 4-for-4. MORE>>>