Colorado started another game in Chavez Ravine off with a bang, scoring three runs in the top of the first via an error, a single, a walk, a double, and then a sacrifice fly. However, Juan Nicasio returned the favor by giving back two runs in the bottom of the first. He then gave up a run in the third off a wild pitch before leaving after the fourth.
The bullpen did its job, pitching 5 innings without giving up a run. The offense was also pretty solid, with a lone exception of not taking advantage in the second with the bases loaded and Beckett on the ropes. It was a frustrating night for Wilin Rosario, who went 0 for 5 with three strikeouts. It was a good night for Josh Rutledge, who ended up 3 for 4 with a walk and a RBI. Winning this game gave the Rockies a .500 record on the road and kept them in sole possession of first place.
Games Up: 1 (on San Francisco)
Next: Off-day on Thursday before some interleague play against Tamp Bay in Colorado starting Friday.
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