With the start of the Major League Baseball season postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we here at The Denver Post took a look at how the Rockies would fare in MLB The Show 20 on PlayStation 4. We will have a story for every game that had been scheduled until real-life baseball returns. Here’s a look at the virtual Rockies’ preseason preview. Entering Friday’s game, the Rockies were 54-26.
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MINNEAPOLIS — German Marquez pitched eight strong innings, leading the Rockies to a, 5-2, series-opening win against the Twins Friday at Target Field.
Marquez (9-4) allowed just one run on four hits with four strikeouts against Minnesota.
Charlie Blackmon continue his hot streak, hitting a two-run home run and driving in three overall.
Colorado got two more in the eighth when Blackmon hit a two-run homer to make it 4-1.
The two teams play the second of their three-game series on Saturday. Jon Gray (12-1) takes the mound for the Rockies against Twins’ Devin Smeltzer (10-0).
The next live stream will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. MT. There will be a recap for Saturday’s games.
COL — 000-002-021 — 5-7-1
MIN — 100-000-001 — 2-5-1
Colorado — Tapia 5-1-1-0, Hilliard 4-2-2-1, Blackmon 3-1-1-3, Arenado 4-0-0-0, Story 3-0-1-0, Murphy 4-0-0-0, McMahon 4-1-2-1, Hampson 3-0-0-0, Wolters 3-0-0-0. Totals — 33-5-7-5.
Minnesota — Arraez 4-0-0-0, Polanco 3-1-0-0, Cruz 3-0-2-0, Sano 3-0-1-0, Donaldson 2-0-0-1, Garver 4-1-1-1, Rossario 4-0-0-0, Kepler 4-0-0-0, Buxton 4-0-1-0. Totals — 31-2-5-2.
E — Kepler. 2B — Tapia, Story. 3B — Hilliard. HR — Blackmon, McMahon; Garver. SB — Hilliard. CS — Arraez. WP — Marquez (9-4). LP — Maeda (3-10). S — Oberg (23).
Source:: The Denver Post – Sports