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Sim Phillies 4, Sim Rockies 2: Story goes deep twice, but series goes to the Phillies

Sim Arrieta pitches his best game thus far and the Rockies take the loss

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Sadly for the Sim Rockies, Sim Jake Arrieta proved why he is a former CY Young winner to anyone who might’ve forgotten. The Rockies’ offense could only produce three hits on the day, two of those left the yard off the bat of Sim Trevor Story. Sim Chi Chi Gonzalez gave up all four of the Phillies’ runs in his short outing. Sim Gonzalez’s final line was: 4 13 IP, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 SO. Phillies won 4-2, and the Rockies now hold a 15-16 record.

Rockies pitching debut

Sim Tim Collins looked great in his first appearance as a Rockie. Collins signed a minor league contract in the offseason and previously pitched for the Chicago Cubs. The veteran pitcher made nine appearances with the Cubs in the 2019 season, and he possessed a 3.12 ERA. In his one inning of work on Saturday, Collins pitched a 1,2,3 inning and struck out two of the batters he faced.

Offensive and defensive highlights

Sim Story led the offense by scoring the only two runs the Rockies came away with. Story went 2-for-4 with 2 HR, 2 RBI, and 2 R and has now hit five home runs this Sim Season. There were a couple web gems in the outfield, as well. Sim Ian Desmond and Sim Charlie Blackmon each flashed some leather by making diving catches worth a replay.

Game Video

Follow the link below to watch Saturday’s game.

Up Next

The Rockies will finish their series against the Phillies on Sunday, with Jon Gray pitching opposite of Zach Eflin. There will not be a broadcast of the game; however, be sure to keep your eye out for a game recap.