(Cut up Squad)
Rockies 6, Padres 5
Friday at Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Giants 6, Rockies 4
Friday at Scottsdale Stadium, Scottsdale, Ariz.
On the mound: Chad Bettis was scratched from his scheduled begin towards the Padres because of neck tightness, and Harrison Musgrave received the ball in his place. The southpaw gave up one run on three hits whereas wiffing 5 by means of 2 ⅔ innings … Wade Davis yielded a protracted solo homer to Padres veteran Ian Kinsler within the fifth, and San Diego tacked on two extra runs off Bryan Shaw within the sixth … Towards the Giants, Jeff Hoffman cruised by means of three scoreless innings earlier than a derailing four-run fourth that included a two-run bomb by Yangervis Solarte.
On the plate: Nolan Arenado launched his fourth homer of the spring, a solo shot to right-center, to offer Colorado the lead over San Francisco within the first inning … Padres’ high prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. confirmed off his wheels because the shortstop had a pair of infield singles … Trevor Story had an RBI single within the sixth towards San Diego to lastly get Colorado on the board earlier than a five-run ninth — capped by Garrett Hampson’s two-out, full-count, three-run homer — gave the Rockies a comeback win off Luis Perdomo.
Value noting: Justin Lawrence had one other spectacular spring second, popping out of the bullpen to strike Manny Machado out trying to finish the third inning. He flashed a number of high-90s heaters and completed with an efficient change as Machado didn’t even supply at a pitch within the at-bat. San Diego tagged Lawrence for a run the following inning as he recorded two extra Ks.
Up subsequent: Rockies vs. Cubs, Saturday 7:40 MDT, Salt River Fields
Beginning pitchers: Rockies LHP Kyle Freeland vs. Chicago LHP Jon Lester