Colorado 9, San Diego 1

Date - Sunday, April 7, 2013 4:10 PM
Location - Coors Field
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Emmel, First Base - Bruce Dreckman, Second Base - Clint Fagan, Third Base - Gary Darling,
Attendance - 31060

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
Colorado 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 9 15 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 1-5 0-0 1-5 L3
Colorado 5-1 3-0 2-1 W5

Recap


Rockies 9, Padres 1: Dexter Fowler remained hot by belting a two-run homer in the first inning and Jhoulys Chacin pitched 6 2/3 strong innings as Colorado rolled over visiting San Diego for its fifth straight victory.

Fowler, who also lined a double, had two home runs in the three-game sweep and has four overall. Wilin Rosario sealed it with a three-run blast in the seventh for the Rockies after Chacin (1-0) allowed six hits, one run, struck out two and did not walk a batter.

San Diego starter Edinson Volquez (0-2) gave up four runs on nine hits in six innings to take the loss. Chris Denorfia had a pair of hits and an RBI for the Padres, who have lost five of their first six.

Shortstop Jonathan Herrera, making his first start of the season, chipped in with three hits and a pair of RBIs for Colorado. The Rockies matched their season high with 15 hits.

Eric Young Jr. doubled to lead off the bottom of the first for Colorado and scored on Fowler’s blast off the back of the bullpen wall in right field. The Rockies weren’t finished in the inning as Carlos Gonzalez doubled and scored on Reid Brignac’s two-base hit for a 3-0 lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Colorado has scored 39 runs in its first six games and San Diego has produced 14 in the same span. …The Rockies started the season 5-1 for the first time since 1995 when they won seven of their first eight. … Clayton Richard is scheduled to start in San Diego’s home opener Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, while Colorado travels to San Francisco to start a three-game series Monday.
 

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   Colorado
Edinson Volquez Player Jhoulys Chacin
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.2
1 Strikeouts 2
9 Hits 6
6.00 ERA 1.35
Hitting
San Diego   Colorado
Alexi Amarista Player Jonathan Herrera
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 2
0 HR 0
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 9 0 11 .265 9 3 1 0 0 1
Colorado 15 2 27 .417 13 4 9 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play their next game on the road against San Francisco. The Rockies have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Padres have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .200 after a loss.