Colorado Rockies beat St. Louis Cardinals Elias Diaz walk-off hit

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Díaz also lifted the Rockies past St. Louis with a three-run homer in the ninth inning on Thursday.

DENVER — Elías Díaz delivered a two-out run-scoring single in the ninth on an afternoon Germán Márquez struck out 11 and was picked for his first All-Star team, helping the Colorado Rockies rally for a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. 

Díaz sent a 3-2 pitch from recently named All-Star closer Alex Reyes into left and Josh Fuentes beat the throw home with a head-first dive. 

As the crowd cheered, Díaz was mobbed in the outfield by teammates. 

Díaz also lifted the Rockies past St. Louis with a three-run homer in the ninth on Thursday.

Trevor Story tied the game at 2-apiece with a sacrifice fly in the eighth. Story added a solo homer in the first.

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