Cashner Too Much for Rockies

It was a game where runs were at a premium.  After Justin Morneau and Tommy Medica traded home runs in the early evening, the Padres pushed across two runs on a drag bunt to second baseman, sac bunt, an infield hit that bounced 30 feet high, a passed ball scoring the first run, a run-scoring double, a walk, and finally a ground out after a long at-bat.  In spite of the fifth inning hiccup, Jorge De la Rosa left the game with a quality start in the books and the Rockies trailing 3-1.  Tommy Kahnle gave up an insurance run after issuing a lead-off walk in the seventh inning.  The Rockies scored their second run in the eighth inning that ended up as a 4-2 final.

The yo-yo season continues as San Diego and Colorado once again traded their places in the NL West.

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sdcarp
sdcarp
6 years ago

Need a win today for a 3-4 road trip (my best case prediction prior to the trip). Good news is Ian Kennedy is a shadow of his former self (which wasn’t really that good to begin with!). More good news – we definitely miss Cliff Lee this weekend, and apparently Cole Hamels as well (although there is still some uncertainty regarding exactly when he comes off the DL – so we may yet see him). But even if we do… Read more »

Mike Raysfan
Mike Raysfan
6 years ago
Reply to  sdcarp

Sure did suck for Cliff Lee last night. Complete game, 13 strike outs, 1 walk, 1 run, only to lose 1-0.

Hamels is in Clearwater. I think he is pitching today so I doubt we will see him this weekend.

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