Former Tigers’ 2-run walk-off home run propels Rockies to victory

Former Tigers’ 2-run walk-off home run propels Rockies to victory

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Former LSU and current Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu came through in the clutch with a ninth inning walk-off home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The D’backs led 4-3 going into to the last inning before LeMahieu’s two-run blast gave the West-leading Rockies a 5-4 victory.

The former LSU star is hitting .283 this season for Colorado with 15 home runs and 55 RBI.

LeMahieu played two seasons for the Tigers.

In 2008, as a freshman, he batted .337 with 11 doubles, one triple, six home runs and 44 RBI.

The next year, LeMahieu batted a team-leading .350 with 13 doubles, five triples, 43 RBI and 57 runs. He was named to the College World Series all-tournament team.

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