DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Nick Mears allowed a leadoff double to San Francisco's J.D. Davis in the ninth inning to end a combined no-hit bid by the Rockies against the Giants on Friday night.
Chase Anderson worked seven hitless innings and was relieved in the eighth by Justin Lawrence, who then left the game after six pitches. Lawrence landed awkwardly on his ankle on the follow-through of a sweeper that struck out Joc Pederson. Mears replaced him and got the final two outs of the eighth.
Anderson allowed plenty of traffic on the bases, walking five and giving up one run. The Rockies trailed 1-0 in the eighth before tying the game on Ezequiel Tovar's RBI single.
Anderson worked around a leadoff walk to LaMonte Wade Jr. to retire the side in the seventh. The 35-year-old right-hander struck out seven and threw 101 pitches, 53 for strikes. He came in 0-5 with a 6.49 ERA this season.
The Giants went ahead in the second inning when Michael Conforto and Wade led off with walks and Conforto scored on Patrick Bailey's fielder's-choice grounder.
There has only been one no-hitter in the history of Coors Field, by Hideo Nomo of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 17, 1996.
Ubaldo Jiménez threw the only no-hitter by a Rockies pitcher, at Atlanta on April 17, 2010.
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