Hit hard early, fill-in starter Collin McHugh managed to put together a couple of solid innings near the end of his outing, a hopeful sign should he make another start.
Colorado Rockies left-hander Drew Pomeranz was scratched from his scheduled start against Milwaukee and placed on the 15-day disabled list because of left bicep tendinitis.
Tom Koehler tossed seven strong innings, Ed Lucas homered and the Miami Marlins scored for the first time in four games in a 3-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Fresh from the minors, Juan Nicasio focused on being efficient with his pitches and throwing strikes.
Drew Pomeranz struggled again on the road, where Colorado dropped to 18-18 even as Troy Tulowitzki returned to the Rockies’ lineup.
Colorado left-hander Drew Pomeranz worked himself back to the majors, believing he had straightened himself and his mechanics out.
Madison Bumgarner scattered four hits over seven innings, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants ended their longest losing streak in three years with a 5-2 victory over the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies have promoted left-hander Drew Pomeranz from the minors.
Jeff Francis injured his groin and won’t play this weekend for the Rockies, and the team gave D.J. LeMahieu a promotion.
Rookie major league manager Walt Weiss hopes his club will be regarded in much the same manner as he attempts to turn around a Colorado Rockies squad coming off a franchise-worst 98 losses.