Giants continue dominance of Rockies with shutout
The Colorado Rockies went quietly Tuesday in their second to last game of the season, a 7-0 shutout by the San Francisco Giants, who have won 13 of 17 games against the Rockies in 2011.
Starting pitcheragain struggled, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks and throwing three wild pitches in four innings. Reliever was responsible for the other four Giants runs in two innings of work, the final two runs scoring in the seventh inning when Conor Gillaspie was able to stretch a triple into the right-center gap into an inside-the-park home run despite falling going around third base.
Rockies hitters produced little off Giants starter Madison Bumgarner. The Rockies put the first two runners on in the second inning with adouble and single, but three consecutive strikeouts by , and — the last two looking — ended their only threat of the night. The Rockies put just two more runners on base in the game — , who was hit with a pitch to start the sixth inning, and who singled with one out in the ninth.
The Rockies also made two errors, a fielding error by White and a throwing error by Rosario.