Recap Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants (MLB)

Recap Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants (MLB)

German Marquez struck out nine in efficiently throwing into the eighth inning and benefited from an overturned home-run call because the rolling Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night.

The Rockies moved to 8-2 for the second time in franchise history, joining a 2011 team that finished 73-89.

''There's an honest vibe happening with us,'' said slugger Nolan Arenado, who homered for a second straight game. ''The pitchers are setting the tone.''

Trailing 3-0 within the fifth, the Giants thought they tied it on a three-run homer by Steven Duggar that hit off the highest of the wall. A crew chief review overturned the decision and awarded Duggar a two-run double. Marquez struck out Mike Yastrzemski and got Alex Dickerson to fly bent keep it a 3-2 game.

Marquez (2-1) scattered six hits over 7 1/3 innings and threw 101 pitches. This was a vastly improved outing compared to his last start against the Giants on July 15, 2019. therein game, the hard-throwing Marquez surrendered 11 runs over 2 2/3 innings during a 19-2 loss.


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