SAN FRANCISCO — Rock-bottom Rockies.

The Red Tea Detox

Simply when it appeared issues couldn’t presumably get any worse, they did.

After dropping an 18-inning sport to the Giants that began on Friday and leaked into the wee hours of Saturday morning, the Rockies misplaced 5-2 to the Giants on Saturday afternoon at Oracle Park.

Compounding the agony of the Rockies’ eighth consecutive defeat associated to No. 1 starter Kyle Freeland, who departed the sport early after getting a blister on his finger.

Colorado has now misplaced 12 of its final 13 video games and its 3-12 begin is the worst starting to any season in franchise historical past.

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Frustration erupted within the sixth when San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner struck out Nolan Arenado trying to finish a Rockies’ rally with Garrett Hampson stranded on third base. Arenado — who has not hit a house run in 60 at-bats this season and has solely six RBIs in 15 video games — went ballistic, tossing his helmet and bat, and practically obtained ejected by house plate umpire D.J. Reyburn. Arenado had a purpose to lose his cool. The referred to as third strike was clearly inside.

Mark Reynolds’ one-out, solo house run within the seventh off Bumgarner put some warmth on the Giants, however just for a second. Reynolds’ second house run of the season gave him 296 for his profession, leaving him 4 in need of the magic 300 milestone.

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Bumgarner pitched seven-plus innings, getting lifted after Chris Iannetta opened the eighth with a double. The left-hander allowed six hits, struck out seven and walked none. He improved to 9-2 with a 1.94 ERA in 16 profession begins vs. Colorado at Oracle Park.


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