Eovaldi (1-0) gave up a pair of fourth-inning runs but otherwise
held the Rockies in check, striking out six while throwing 62 of his
95 pitches for strikes. Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in a run and
scored in the second while Steve Cishek pitched the ninth for his
Justin Morneau went 3-for-4 for Colorado, which pulled within 4-3 in
the eighth on Carlos Gonzalez's RBI double. Brett Anderson (0-1)
lost his Rockies' debut, surrendering four runs — three earned — on
five hits in six innings.
Miami snapped a 2-all tie in the sixth on Stanton's grounder to
third — reaching on second baseman D.J. LeMahieu's throwing error to
first — and scored later on Casey McGehee's single to center to make
it 4-2. Saltalamacchia doubled home Garrett Jones with one out in
the second and scored two hitters later on Adeiny Hechavarria's
sacrifice fly to give the Marlins a 2-0 advantage.
The Rockies evened the score in the fourth on Troy Tulowitzki's
double to right and Wilin Rosario's sacrifice fly, and recorded
back-to-back doubles by Michael Cuddyer and Gonzalez leading off the
eighth off Mike Dunn. But A.J. Ramos struck out Nolan Arenado with
two on and two out to end the threat and Cishek cruised through a
GAME NOTEBOOK: Colorado, who finished with just six hits in Monday's
season-opening 10-1 loss, finished with nine hits. … McGehee has
five RBIs in two games. … Eovaldi has allowed four runs against the
Rockies in his past three starts, covering 18 2/3 innings.
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