Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Hundley went 3-for-4 with an RBI and
the Colorado Rockies topped the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado each had two hits and knocked in a run to
help the Rockies to a second straight win in this season-opening series.
Jordan Lyles (1-0) gave up two runs on five hits in six solid innings for
Matt Garza (0-1) allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings for the
Right fielder Ryan Braun was not in Milwaukee’s lineup because of a strained
rib cage muscle that forced him to exit Monday’s 10-0 loss.
The Rockies pushed three runs across in the fourth. Tulowitzki led off with a
double and scored on a double by Arenado. Corey Dickerson followed with
another double to plate Arenado and scored on a Hundley single.
Tulowitzki singled home Carlos Gonzalez in the fifth to make it 4-0.
The Brewers threatened in the bottom of the inning, loading the bases with no
outs. They produced their first run of the season when pinch-hitter Logan
Schafer grounded into a double play. Carlos Gomez then doubled home Jean
Segura, who was hit in the head by a pitch but remained in the game.
Gonzalez put the Rockies up 5-2 with a sacrifice fly in the sixth.
Boone Logan and Adam Ottavino each tossed a perfect inning in relief for
Colorado before LaTroy Hawkins pitched the ninth to earn the save.
Colorado had six doubles among its 12 hits … The Rockies were 6-for-16 with
runners in scoring position.