Cincinnati 3, Colorado 0

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, July 27, 2012 8:40 PM
Location - Coors Field
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marty Foster, First Base - D.J. Reyburn, Second Base - Cory Blaser, Third Base - Jeff Kellogg,
Attendance - 38214

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
Colorado 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cincinnati 59-40 31-18 28-22 W8
Colorado 37-61 20-30 17-31 L1

Recap


Reds 3, Rockies 0: Bronson Arroyo pitched 6 2/3 solid innings as visiting Cincinnati increased its season-high winning streak to eight games and improved to 12-2 since the All-Star break.

Ryan Ludwick went 2-for-2 with an RBI double as the Reds won for only the sixth time in their last 26 games at Coors Field.

Colorado rookie Drew Pomeranz (1-6) lost his third straight start. He allowed three runs, seven hits and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings as the Rockies fell to 3-9 in their last 12 games.

Arroyo (6-6) retired the first 11 batters before Carlos Gonzalez singled. The Rockies threatened in the fifth inning when Jordan Pacheco’s double put runners on second and third with one out, but Arroyo struck out Josh Rutledge and got Pomeranz to ground out.

Arroyo allowed six hits and struck out three.

The Reds took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning on Ludwick’s one-out double and, after Scott Rolen’s infield single, Todd Frazier’s sacrifice fly plated Ludwick.

Cincinnati went ahead 3-0 in the sixth inning when reliever Adam Ottavino uncorked consecutive wild pitches to allow Ludwick to score.

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman worked around a two-out single to Pacheco and struck out the side in the ninth inning to earn his 20th save in 25 chances. He fastest pitch was 101 mph.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rolen went 2-for-4 in his 2,000th major league game. … Cincinnati last won eight straight in 2006. … Rockies 1B Todd Helton (hip) was activated from the disabled list and went 1-for-4. He hadn't played since July 8… The Rockies have a major league-leading 49 wild pitches. … Arroyo has allowed only one homer in his last six starts, and 16 in 20 outings this season. He yielded a major league-high 46 in 2012. … Cincinnati OF Jay Bruce went 0-for-4 and is 13-for-65 (.200) lifetime against Colorado. ... After the game, the Rockies traded INF Marco Scutaro and cash considerations to the San Francisco Giants for INF Charlie Culberson.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cincinnati   Colorado
Bronson Arroyo Player Drew Pomeranz
Win W/L Loss
6.2 IP 5.1
3 Strikeouts 5
6 Hits 7
0.00 ERA 5.06
Hitting
Cincinnati   Colorado
Ryan Hanigan Player Carlos Gonzalez
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cincinnati 9 0 10 .257 13 7 2 2 0 0
Colorado 8 0 11 .229 13 6 0 0 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play their next game at home against Cincinnati. The Rockies have a W/L % of .324 after a win and .410 after a loss.
  • Cincinnati will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Reds have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .625 after a loss.
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