Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Yorvit Torrealba cracked a out-out single to left field to drive in the winning run as the Colorado Rockies avoided a three-game sweep with a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves in 12 innings at Coors Field.
Wilin Rosario led off the decisive frame with a double to left. Michael Cuddyer was intentionally walked, and after relief pitcher Matt Belisle struck out attempting to bunt the runners over, Torrealba came to the plate and won it for Colorado, which got back to its winning ways after a three-game losing skid.
Belisle (1-1) earned the win after tossing two perfect innings out of the pen.
Cuddyer and Josh Rutledge each homered for the Rockies while Jonathan Herrera went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Dexter Fowler drove in two.
Luis Ayala (0-1) gave up the final run after Craig Kimbrel blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning for his first missed save opportunity of the season. Tim Hudson started for Atlanta and went six innings, allowing just three runs and six hits.