Montero homers twice with 5 RBIs, Rockies beat Giants 7-4
DENVER (AP) — Rookie Elehuris Montero homered twice and drove in 5 runs to again the stable pitching of José Ureña, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Friday night time to snap a five-game dropping streak.
Connor Joe additionally homered and Wynton Bernard and José Iglesias hit successive doubles to ignite a four-run fifth inning by Colorado, which despatched the Giants to their third straight loss.
Ureña (2-4), who joined the Rockies in May on a minor league contract after being designated for task by the Milwaukee Brewers, went 6 2/3 innings and allowed three hits, two of them to Joc Pederson. After singling within the first, Pederson linked for a solo shot with two outs within the prime of the sixth, saluting the Giants’ dugout as he trotted round third with a Cam Newton-style dab.
Alex Wood (8-10) allowed seven hits and 7 runs in 4 2/3 innings, together with three homers by Colorado, which snapped a five-game homerless drought.
Montero, who was among the many prospects acquired in a February 2021 commerce that despatched Nolan Arenado to St. Louis, had a two-run homer within the backside of the second and a three-run drive within the fifth for his first profession multihomer sport. Joe linked on a solo shot within the fourth.
Lucas Gilbreath relieved Ureña with two on and two outs within the seventh. He walked pinch-hitter J.D. Davis to load the bases after which hit Joey Bart with a pitch. Pinch-hitter Austin Slater singled to drive in two extra runs earlier than Gilbreath fanned Pederson to finish the inning.
Daniel Bard received three outs for his twenty fifth save in 27 probabilities, hanging out the facet after issuing a leadoff stroll to Brandon Crawford.
The Giants misplaced an opportunity to get on the scoreboard within the prime of the fifth. Mike Yastrzemski drew a leadoff stroll and was on third base with two outs when Tommy La Stella lined a shot again up the center. Second baseman Brendan Rodgers snared the ball with a diving glove cease, scrambled to his toes and beat La Stella by a step together with his throw to first base.
Rockies: RHP Antonio Senzatela will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament. He sustained the harm throughout his begin at St. Louis on Thursday when he took a nasty step and fell to the bottom awkwardly whereas trying to area an infield grounder. Senzatela is predicted to endure surgical procedure within the subsequent two weeks and was positioned on the 15-day injured record. RHP Jhoulys Chacin (toe) was reinstated from the IL to fill his roster spot. … OF Charlie Blackmon was held out of the sport with proper hamstring soreness. He is everyday.
Colorado RHP Ryan Feltner (2-4, 6.39 ERA) is ready to make his eleventh begin of the season and the primary of his profession towards the Giants on Saturday night time. He’ll be opposed by Alex Cobb (4-6, 3.99 ERA).