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 Tuesday’s game, the Rockies were 67-33.
German Marquez dominated Miami hitters for eight innings as the Rockies beat the Marlins, 4-0, on Tuesday at Coors Field.
Marquez (12-4) allowed just two walks and five hits while striking out seven to earn the victory. He ranks fifth in the National League in wins.
All-star third baseman Nolan Arenado got the Rockies on the board early, hitting a solo home run in the first inning. Charlie Blackmon also hit a solo home run and David Dahl added two RBIs.
Closer Scott Oberg picked up his 31st save of the season.
Colorado (68-33) has a 9 1/2-game lead over the Dodgers (59-43) for first place in the National League West. The Rockies and Marlins (40-61) play the third of their four-game series on Wednesday. Jon Gray (14-2) takes on Miami’s Jordan Yamamoto (2-13).
MIA — 000-000-000 — 0-6-0
COL — 120-001-00X — 4-5-1
Miami — Rojas 4-0-0-0, Berti 4-0-0-0, Dickerson 4-0-1-0, Villar 4-0-1-0, Cooper 2-0-0-0, Anderson 4-0-1-0, Joyce 4-0-0-0, Cervelli 4-0-3-0, Lopez 1-0-0-0, Roeder 0-0-0-0, Ramirez 1-0-0-0, Hernandez 0-0-0-0, Alfaro 1-0-0-0. Totals — 33-0-6-0.
Colorado — Dahl 4-0-1-2, Hampson 4-0-0-0, Arenado 4-1-1-1, Blackmon 4-1-1-1, Murphy 4-0-1-0, McMahon 2-1-0-0, Desmond 3-0-0-0, Wolters 3-1-1-0, Marquez 1-0-0-0, Davis 0-0-0-0, Oberg 0-0-0-0. Totals — 29-4-5-4.
E — Blackmon. 2B — Dickerson; Murphy. HR — Arenado, Blackmon. SB — Villar. WP — Marquez (12-4). LP — Lopez (6-6). S — Oberg (31).
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