Giancarlo Stanton singled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning, capping a comeback to help the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Thursday.
Jordan Pacheco had three hits, Jordan Lyles won in his Colorado debut as the Rockies held on for a 6-5 victory over the Miami Marlins Wednesday night for their first win of the season.
The Colorado Rockies erased a two-run deficit in the early innings Tuesday. A second comeback bid fell short.
Miscommunication between Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa and catcher Wilin Rosario had Miami Marlins fans booing in the fifth inning of Monday’s season opener.
Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa was selected opening-day starter by the Colorado Rockies.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
With the offense scuffling, the Colorado Rockies leaned on Jorge De La Rosa and some clutch bullpen work to snap out of a funk.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
The Colorado Rockies have appointed Mark Wiley to a new position of director of pitching operations.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.