You don’t see too many pitchers duels at Coors Field, but that’s what we got tonight. Jeff Samardzija left the ball up a bit early, but thanks to a couple ridiculous plays by Welington Castillo (pick-off at first, sick slide-swivel-throw on what would have been a wild pitch at the plate), base runners went by the wayside early. From there, Samardzija’s stuff took a turn for the nasty, and he was great the rest of the way. Pedro Strop looked good, and Kevin Gregg looked … well, he got the save without allowing a run.

But you know the big story …

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  • Jp3

    I’m getting the shakes, I need a trade (no trade) update this morning. And lake is an all star

  • wkranz54

    If we could just get some timely hitting this would have been a nice game all around. 0-7 w RISP, but still a nice win. Good to see us take 5 BBs.

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    Going to the Tennessee Smokies Game today!

    • willis

      You will enjoy watching that lineup.

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  • Chad

    Give him a 7 year extension!!!!!

  • Die hard

    Fire 3B coach and Sveum for not directing Lake

  • jim

    Lake, castillo, cashner, baez, barney, shark, castro, russel, archer all hendry guys

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