at Tucson, Ariz.
Sunday, March 11 Royals at the plate: Billy Butler had the Royals' only extra-base hit, a two-run homer in the top of the ninth. Joey Gathright singled and stole home in the top of the sixth as part of a double-steal, with Mark Teahen taking second. Justin Huber walked, singled, and scored a run.
Rockies at the plate: Seth Smith's three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth was the difference in the game. The Rockies' only hits through the first six innings were a pair of infield singles from Willie Taveras and pitcher Byung-Hyun Kim. Kim advanced to second on a passed ball, to third on a fly to right, and scored the Rockies' first run on a Jamey Carroll sacrifice fly to center. Omar Quintanilla tripled in the eighth and Ryan Spilborghs doubled him home to tie the game.
Owen Perkins is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.