Freeland, Arenado assist Rockies quiet down A’s 3-1
DENVER (AP) – Kyle Freeland threw six shutout innings, Nolan Arenado homered and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Oakland Athletics with a 3-1 victory on Friday evening.
Freeland (9-6) allowed 5 hits whereas putting out 5, strolling three and hitting a batter. Colorado’s beginning pitching is 6-Zero with a 1.65 ERA at Coors Area in July.
Ian Desmond and Garrett Hampson additionally drove in runs for the Rockies, who’ve gained 14 of 19 this month. Adam Ottavino threw a spotless ninth for his fourth save of the 12 months. Ordinary-closer Wade Davis had pitched in Colorado’s final two video games.
Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his solo dwelling run off Oakland Athletics beginning pitcher Sean Manaea within the fifth inning of a baseball recreation Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
Sean Manaea (9-7) allowed three runs on 9 hits for the A’s, who had their season high-tying, six-game profitable streak snapped. It was Manaea’s first loss since Might 30.
The Rockies used small ball to take the lead towards Manaea within the second. Noel Cuevas bunted aboard to start out the inning and was later introduced dwelling on a squeeze bunt from Hampson.
Desmond made it 2-Zero with an RBI single within the fifth however was thrown out attempting to achieve second. Arenado adopted along with his 26th dwelling run of the season and 100th profession homer at Coors Area.
Freeland managed to maintain Oakland scoreless by six innings regardless of heavy site visitors on the bases. The Denver native pressured Matt Olson to line out to second to finish a bases-loaded menace within the first, then induced a double play to get out of one other bases-loaded jam within the fifth.
The A’s lastly obtained on the board as Jed Lowrie hit an RBI double off reliever Bryan Shaw within the seventh. They loaded the bases for the third time within the recreation within the eighth earlier than Scott Oberg struck out Matt Chapman to finish the inning.
Rockies: OF David Dahl (damaged foot) was reinstated from the 10-day disabled record and optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. . LHP Mike Dunn (left shoulder joint irritation) was transferred from the 10-day disabled record to the 60-day DL.
OH, NO SHOW
RHP Seunghwan Oh, acquired by the Rockies in a commerce with the Blue Jays on Thursday, was not obtainable Friday due to journey points.
HE’S BACK, BABY
The Rockies activated RHP German Marquez from the paternity record and optioned OF Raimel Tapia to Triple-A Albuquerque. Marquez, who was in Venezuela for the start of his son earlier within the week, will pitch in Sunday’s sequence finale.
WE MEET AGAIN
Arenado and Chapman performed collectively at El Toro Excessive College in Southern California in 2009. Arenado was a extremely touted shortstop in his senior 12 months and Chapman was his backup.
Athletics: LHP Brett Anderson (2-2, 5.46 ERA) allowed two runs in six innings in a win at Texas on Monday, solely the second time in his final seven outings that he went six.
Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (3-3, 5.55) struggled in his first begin since coming off the disabled record, permitting 4 runs over 5 1/Three innings in Sunday’s loss in Arizona.
Colorado Rockies beginning pitcher Kyle Freeland works towards Oakland Athletics’ Marcus Semien within the first inning of a baseball recreation Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis singles off Colorado Rockies beginning pitcher Kyle Freeland within the first inning of a baseball recreation Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon follows the struggle of his double off Oakland Athletics beginning pitcher Sean Manaea within the first inning of a baseball recreation Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, tags out Oakland Athletics’ Mark Canha, who tried to advance from second to 3rd on a a floor ball hit by pinch-hitter Nick Martini throughout the eighth inning of a baseball recreation Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. The Rockies gained 3-1. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
Oakland Athletics’ Matt Chapman seems on the umpire after he was referred to as out on strikes with the bases loaded, ending the highest of eighth inning of the workforce’s baseball recreation towards the Colorado Rockies on Friday, July 27, 2018, in Denver. The Rockies gained 3-1. (AP Picture/David Zalubowski)
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