Giambi HR caps 4-run ninth as Rox squish Fish
By Sports Network
Jason Giambi belted a three-run, game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth to vault the Colorado Rockies over the Florida Marlins, 7-4, in the opener of a three-game series.
Carlos Gonzalez drove home Dexter Fowler with a game-tying double earlier in the frame. Marlins manager Jack McKeon -- in his 2,000th major-league game at the helm -- elected to walk Troy Tulowitzki to get to Giambi.
Leo Nunez (1-3) was charged with the loss, although Randy Choate surrendered the deciding homer to Giambi.
Matt Belisle (7-4) threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win for the Rockies, who opened their nine-game homestand in dramatic fashion.