Belt's HR helps Giants beat Rockies, 11-8.

May 23, 2015 1:51 AM by Ross Field

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night.

Buster Posey singled and doubled to extend his hitting streak to 14 games as surging San Francisco won its seventh straight.

Belt's mammoth shot got a jump on the fireworks show that was planned for after the game but started during a ninth inning rain delay.

It is the sixth time in 21 home dates this season rain has delayed or postponed a game at Coors Field.

After a one-out single in the sixth by Posey, Belt sent Kyle Kendrick's 83-mph changeup an estimated 475 feet into deep right field to make it 3-0. It is the 34th home run to land in the third deck at Coors Field.

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