March 3, 2014; Peoria, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Brett Anderson (30) pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Peoria Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Brett Anderson Solid In Debut As Colorado Rockies Fall To The Seattle Mariners, 8-1

Seattle Mariners 8, Colorado Rockies 1.

The Colorado Rockies suffered their third loss in Cactus League play as a five-run fifth inning from the Seattle Mariners sealed the deal. Rockies left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson was solid in his first start as a member of the Colorado Rockies, throwing two-scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk while striking out two.

Notable Rockies Hitters:

Rockies relief pitcher Rob Scahill would receive the loss in today’s game as the Mariners jumped all over him in the fifth inning. Scahill wouldn’t make it out of the inning as he recorded 0.2 innings pitched, giving up five earned runs on four hits, two of those hits were doubles.

Rockies top prospect Jonathan Gray would make his debut as a member of the Colorado Rockies, throwing 2.0 innings while giving up just two hits and one walk while striking out two batters.

Notable Rockies Pitchers:

  • Brett Anderson: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s.
  • Wilton Lopez: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER.
  • Adam Ottavino: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB.
  • Jon Gray: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s.

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 0.

The Colorado Rockies took on the Arizona Diamondbacks in their second game of the day in split-squad action and would fall to the Diamondbacks, 2-0.

Notable Rockies Hitters:

Christian Friedrich looked shaky right away in his first action of the Spring after dealing with back problems in 2012-13′. The lefty would throw 1.2 innings while giving up three hits and one earned run, walking two batters and striking out three.

Another top prospect in the Rockies organization, right-handed pitcher Eddie Butler got his first taste of the MLB as Jonathan Gray did earlier. Butler would pitch well but ran into some trouble in the seventh inning as he gave up a RBI double to Mike Jacobs. He finished with a line of 3.0 innings pitched, one hit, one earned run and two walks.

Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman would have a rough outing as he appeared in the eighth inning. The right-handed pitcher would finish with one inning pitched, giving up two earned runs on three hits, but did strike out three batters.

Notable Rockies Pitchers:

  • Christian Friedrich: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K’s.
  • Chris Martin: 1.1 IP, 1 H.
  • Eddie Butler: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB

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