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Rockies pitching prospect Sam Howard with strong start coming off injury

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Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from 5/28/18

Sam Howard (no. 10 PuRP) threw five innings of one run ball for the Isotopes on Memorial Day and Raimel Tapia and Tom Murphy (no. 11 PuRP) both contributed RBI singles in a victory. Howard, who has been up-and-down this season so far, was placed on the 7-day DL on May 15th and had not pitched since May 12th when he was taken out of the game with a shoulder injury.

Another starting pitcher prospect, Peter Lambert (no. 4 PuRP), allowed four earned runs in five innings pitched for the Yard Goats. Lambert has cooled off in the second half of May after starting the month with just two earned runs allowed in his first sixteen innings pitched.

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Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes 4, Sacramento River Cats 2

Raimel Tapia: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB

Garrett Hampson (no. 9 PuRP): 0-for-3, BB, 2 K

Sam Howard (no. 10 PuRP): 5 IP, 1 ER, 7 H, 1 BB, 2 K

Tom Murphy (no. 11 PuRP): 1-for-3, RBI, BB

Mike Tauchman (no. 22 PuRP): 1-for-4, BB, R

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Double-A: New Hampshire Fisher Cats 5, Hartford Yard Goats 2

Brendan Rodgers (no. 1 PuRP): 1-for-4, K

Peter Lambert (no. 4 PuRP): 5 IP, 4 ER, 8 H, 4 K, 2 BB

Brian Mundell (no. 13 PuRP): 0-for-4

Forrest Wall (no. 16 PuRP): 0-for-4

Dom Nuñez (no. 21 PuRP): 1-for-3, RBI, BB

Wes Rogers (HM PuRP): 0-for-3, R, BB, K

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High-A: Inland Empire 66ers 7, Lancaster JetHawks 3

Colton Welker (no. 5 PuRP): 1-for-4, K

Tyler Nevin (no. 12 PuRP): 0-for-4, 2 K

Willie Abreu (no. 26 PuRP): 2-for-3, 2B, R, BB

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Low-A: Asheville Tourists POSTPONED

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5/29 Probables

Triple-A Albuquerque: Yency Almonte (no. 8 PuRP) @ Sacramento, 1:05pm MT

Double-A Hartford: TBD vs. Harrisburg, 5:05pm MT

High-A Lancaster: TBD vs. Inland Empire, 8:35pm MT

Low-A Asheville: Lucas Gilbreath @ Rome, 5:00pm MT