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Giants hold NL West lead, top Rockies; Belt's hand injured

San Francisco now heads home with a chance to clinch their first division title since 2012.
Credit: AP
San Francisco Giants' Steven Duggar slides past Colorado Rockies catcher Elias Diaz (35) in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Giants' Tommy La Stella's line drive to right field drove in Duggar. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants held their lead in the NL West, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2. The Giants have won 15 of 19. 

They began the day with a two-game lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

San Francisco now heads home with a chance to clinch their first division title since 2012.

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt left the game in the seventh inning after getting hit on the left hand with a pitch while squaring to bunt. 

Manager Gabe Kapler said X-rays were inconclusive and Belt will be reevaluated back in San Francisco.