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VIDEO: Rockies Fail Miserably and Walk Pitcher to Blow Game Against Padres

The Rockies intentionally walked two Padres batters to get to the pitcher, and the plan backfired.

The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres competed in the weekend's most explosive MLB series. Both teams scored at will with numerous comebacks to appease even the casual baseball fan. The Rockies, once the hottest team in the league, fell back down to Earth on Sunday. With the game tied at 13 in the top of the ninth inning, Colorado's Jon Gray opted to intentionally walk two batters in order to get to Padres pitcher Matt Strahm. That plan backfired terribly, as he walked Strahm on six pitches, allowing the Padres to take a 14-13 lead.

It was a bitter pill for Gray and the Rockies to swallow, as that proved to be the winning run. And that was the Padres 15th run scored in the ninth inning or later in the four-game series, which saw a total of 92 runs tallied between both teams (most in modern day history).

Despite the lackluster way it ended, Rockies vs Padres is going to be an exciting one to revisit later this season.