Rain fell from the sky, water poured out from the bottom and the bats have been nonetheless on hearth Sunday at Coors Subject.

The Red Tea Detox

The Padres’ flames rose only a bit larger.

San Diego defeated Colorado, 14-13, earlier than a sold-out crowd of 47,526 on Father’s Day. Rockies’ proper fielder Charlie Blackmon recorded 15 hits over the four-game sequence; essentially the most by any participant within the fashionable period of MLB historical past in such a span. Heroics that didn’t lead to victory Sunday, although.

The Rockies led the Padres 13-10 to start the ninth when nearer Wade Davis gave up three runs — a RBI single from left fielder Wil Myers and a two RBI triple from second baseman Greg Garcia — to tie it up. Colorado despatched out right-handed starter Jon Grey in aid, who gave up a bases-loaded stroll to offer San Diego the lead.

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Colorado (37-34) accomplished its seven-game homestand at 4-Three and now hits the highway for 9 straight between the Diamondbacks, Dodgers and Giants.

On Sunday, very like the remainder of the San Diego sequence, it was wacky from the beginning. The primary inning lasted practically an hour and play stopped for 15 minutes when a break in the principle irrigation line flooded filth down the right-field line and required restore from a upkeep crew with wheelbarrows, shovels, and brooms to clear the world.

The water stopped. The runs simply saved coming.

Rockies’ rookie right-hander Peter Lambert made his third profession MLB begin and struggled by means of three innings with eight allowed runs on 9 hits, plus two wild pitches, earlier than getting pulled.

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Colorado trailed 3-Zero because it first got here as much as bat. No downside for Blackmon. He despatched a solo shot over the right-field fence on the second pitch from Padres’ starter Nick Margevicius; whose six allowed runs within the first body gave Colorado an early cushion it wanted. Middle fielder Ian Desmond (double), second baseman Ryan McMahon (fielder’s alternative), catcher Chris Iannetta (single) and Lambert (single) all drove in runners.

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