Arenado completes cycle with game-winning homer for Rockies

Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer (Video)

Nolan Arenado completed the cycle in the coolest way possible

The slugger was mobbed at home plate by all of his teammates, with a frenetic sellout crowd showering him in MVP chants. "We got to win the ballgame". So the Rockies headed to the bottom half facing a 5-3 deficit.

Arenado's homer was part of a four-run ninth inning against Giants reliever Mark Melancon, who entered the ninth looking to preserve a 5-2 lead.

Rookie Kyle Freeland led the way in the latest solid pitching effort for the Rockies on Saturday, and Tony Wolters drove in a pair of runs. Prior to the home run to finish off the cycle, Arenado got a triple in the first inning, a single in the fourth and an RBI double in the sixth. It was his second walk-off home run in the majors, and the eighth cycle in club history.

Nolan Arenado struck out to end the seventh inning and it did not appear he was going to get another at-bat after hitting a triple, single and double in his first three at-bats Sunday at Coors Field.

Sure enough, Arenado crushed a walk-off homer, meaning he also hit for the cycle.

Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer (Video)
Nolan Arenado Completes Cycle vs. Giants with Walk-Off Home Run

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