It's Story's world, and we're just living in it. On a day that saw the return of Tyler Chatwood in his first appearance since April 29, 2014, Trevor Story once against stole the show with a historic first inning home run. I honestly haven't enjoyed watching the Rockies this much in some time. We may end up losing a truckload of games this year, but damn if it isn't going to at least be fun to watch with the younger guys coming through the ranks.
Trevor Story continued to impress in his debut week, going yard in the first to put the Rockies on the board after a leadoff single from DJ LeMahieu, making him the first player in the history of MLB to homer in each of his first three games. LeMahieu himself homered in the third for his second of the year and Ryan Raburn went yard in the seventh to put the Rockies up by two after Arizona tacked on two runs in the third inning off of a few hits and a throwing error.
Tyler Chatwood pitched pretty well in his long-awaited return from injury, going 6.1 innings and allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits, whiffing three and walking none. He pitched well for most of his outing, allowing both runs in the third before running into trouble in the seventh. With two on and one out, Miguel Castro came in for Chatty and struck out Owings before walking Goldschmidt. With the bases loaded and two outs, Weiss went back to the bullpen and brought out Boone Logan, who got Peralta to ground out and struck out Lamb in the eighth. Chad Qualls came in and finished Drury and Herrmann before giving way to Jake McGee, who picked up his first save of the season despite allowing a solo shot to Nick Ahmed.