After Another Win For Jon Gray At Coors Field, Colorado Rockies Pitcher Says He ‘Knows He Can Outpitch The Other Guy’

Jon Gray tossed 6 solid innings and also helped himself with an RBI single, and the Colorado Rockies resisted the San Francisco Giants for a 6-5 win Wednesday.

Gray (4-2) enabled two runs and four hits. The right-hander also started out 8 and strolled 2 while boosting to 4-0 in 5 home starts.

” I simply feel comfortable below,” Gray said. “It’s house for me and also I know I can outpitch the various other individual.”

Daniel Bard functioned an unstable 9th for his third conserve in 5 possibilities. The Giants racked up an unearned work on catcher Dom Nuñez’s tossing error, but Darin Ruf bounced to shortstop with a runner on third for the final out.

” The nine inning wasn’t the most beautiful yet we obtained it done,” manager Bud Black said. “A win’s a win. Daniel revealed a little nerve after the two walks. The resiliency of the team showed. Men were ready to play today and Jon did a terrific task.”

Starting pitcher Jon Gray #55 of the Colorado Rockies delivers to home plate during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on May 5, 2021 in Denver.

Starting bottle Jon Gray # 55 of the Colorado Rockies supplies to home plate during the sixth inning versus the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on May 5, 2021 in Denver. The beginning of the video game was postponed 1 hr, 25 minutes, due to stormy weather condition. San Francisco catcher Buster Posey left in the fifth with a tight right hamstring, supervisor Gabe Kapler stated. Posey was tossed out attempting to stretch a solitary right into a double to end the top of the inning

.” His entire reduced fifty percent has actually been limited so we intended to ensure we didn’t put him in danger, so we obtained him out of there,” Kapler stated. “I’m positive Buster will be great as well as remain in the lineup on Friday.”

Brandon Crawford proceeded his warm striking versus the Rockies with a two-run homer in the 2nd inning. Crawford is 10 for 23 with four homers, 6 strolls and also 10 RBIs in eight games versus Colorado this season.

” Been able to square rounds up just recently and when you make even rounds up in Colorado they usually seem to go a long method,” Crawford said. “I feel efficient the plate, I’ve had the ability to dismiss pitches I was swinging at early on.”

Giants starter Logan Webb retired his first 10 batters, however the Rockies got to him the second time with the lineup.

Charlie Blackmon hit a linking two-run solitary in the fourth. A stroll packed the bases and Alan Trejo got his initial big league RBI with a four-pitch walk, ending Webb’s mid-day.

” The last one was difficult,” Webb stated of the stroll to Trejo.

Gray welcomed Matt Wisler with an RBI solitary, and also Raimel Tapia made it 6-2 with a two-run single.

Webb (1-3) struck out 5 as well as strolled 3 in 3 2/3 innings.

Ruf hit a two-run homer in the 7th to pull San Francisco within two runs.


Giants: Kapler claimed RHP Kevin Gausman (COVID-19 wounded checklist) and RHP Johnny Cueto (lat) will certainly begin Saturday as well as Sunday, respectively, against San Diego. … OF Mike Yastrzemski (left oblique strain) will certainly return this weekend, yet Kapler really did not say exactly when.

Rockies: INF Brendan Rodgers (left hamstring pressure), LHP Kyle Freeland (left shoulder strain) as well as RHP Yency Almonte (hand) will accompany the group to St. Louis. Freeland as well as Rodgers will participate in a substitute video game, Black stated, and if things progress well they will head out on rehabilitation projects.


San Francisco was frustrated by umpire Tony Randazzo’s strike zone, and also it outraged a bit when Curt Casali fanned on a check swing for the initial out of the ninth. Pitcher Alex Wood was expelled for shouting from the dugout after the strikeout.

” We had a distressed dugout,” Kapler stated. “There was some moments of disappointment for both our hitters, for Logan, for Buster as well as inevitably for Curt. Baseball’s tough for every person and also after a video game like this it can be irritating to reflect to several of the moments where the phone calls really did not go your way.”


San Francisco traded outfielder Skye Bolt to the Oakland Athletics for money. The Giants asserted Bolt off waivers after he was marked for job by Oakland on April 1. He showed up in 2 ready San Francisco and also set out in his only plate look.

The Giants optioned catcher Joey Bart to Triple-A after the video game.


Giants: RHP Anthony DeSclafani (2-1, 2.00 ERA) will certainly open a three-game series against San Diego on Friday evening.

Rockies: LHP Austin Gomber (2-3, 5.90 ERA) will face his previous group in the opener of a three-game series in St. Louis. Gomber was one of the gamers included in the profession that sent out Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals.

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