The Colorado Rockies (27-24) offense has been shut out for the second game in-a-row as the Philadelphia Phillies delivered a 9-0 beat down of the Rockies on Memorial Day.
Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin would pick up his fourth loss of the season as the righty is now 0-4 with a 5.20 ERA. He would serve up a two-run shot to Ryan Howard in the sixth inning which would signal the end to his night, going five innings, giving up seven hits, four runs, one walk, while striking out five.
Colorado’s high-powered offense was non-existent yet again as Kyle Kendrick, who came into the game 0-5, came away with his first win of the season. It’s not like Colorado was getting shut down, they just couldn’t get the timely hits needed to produce runs. They would go 0-for-8 on Monday with runners in scoring position, with Wilin Rosario and Josh Rutledge leaving runners stranded.
Colorado’s bullpen didn’t come to play as well, combining for three innings pitched, giving up five hits, five runs, while striking out two. The most damage came off of southpaw Rex Brothers who is having a bizarre year to say the least. He would give up a two-run blast to John Mayberry Jr. in the seventh which was a no-doubt shot to left field.
Notable Rockies Hitters:
- Jhoulys Chacin (L, 0-4): 5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO. 95 pitches, 60 strikes.
- Tommy Kahnle: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO.
- Nick Masset: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB.
- Rex Brothers: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 SO.
- Adam Ottavino: 1.0 IP, 0 H.
The Colorado Rockies (27-24) fell to the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-0. Colorado will bounce back sending southpaw Jorge De La Rosa (5-3, 3.91 ERA) to the hill in game two. Philadelphia will counter with a southpaw of their own in Cole Hamels (1-2, 4.30 ERA). First-pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM ET, 5:05 PM MT.