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Rox win game-ending review in 10th, spoil Texas' home opener

Kris Bryant, Ryan McMahon
Posted at 5:30 AM, Apr 12, 2022

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Iglesias' fourth hit was a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies won a game-ending replay challenge to beat Texas 6-4, spoiling the Rangers' home opener.

After Texas pinch-hitter Willie Calhoun hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth, Iglesias put Colorado ahead in the 10th and Connor Joe added a homer.

Mitch Garver walked with one out in the Rangers 10th, then was forced out sliding into the bag as second baseman Brendan Rodgers' relay throw was wide of first — allowing Marcus Semien to score from second and Adolis Garcia to move up a base.

But Rockies manager Bud Black then challenged the play, and after a lengthy review, it was determined that Garver's slide interfered with the fielder.

Garcia also was ruled out, ending the game.