MLB wrap: Rockies complete sweep of Blue Jays, extend winning streak to 8

first_imgThe Rockies are on a roll.Colorado won its eighth consecutive game when it completed a sweep of Toronto on Sunday. The Rockies topped the Blue Jays, 5-1, with the help of David Dahl and Nolan Arenado, who both finished 2 for 4 at the plate. “This is what I thought we could do, absolutely,” Arenado said, via the Denver Post. “The way [Antonio Senzatela] pitched today, and with [German] Marquez and [Jon] Gray pitching [well], we thought they would keep us in ballgames.“And I knew our offense would find ways to score runs. And I knew we would play good defense, so I knew we had this capability.” Related News MLB trade rumors: Phillies deal for Jay Bruce ‘is complete’ Joey Gallo injury update: Rangers outfielder (oblique) placed on 10-day IL Four hundred eighty-two feet. 😱— MLB (@MLB) June 2, 2019What a save by Joey Votto.Handyman.— MLB (@MLB) June 2, 2019What’s Next?Angels (29-30) at Cubs (31-26), 4:05 p.m. ET — The small slate of games Monday will start with the Angels visiting the Cubs. Los Angeles is coming off taking three of four from Seattle and is trying to climb its way up the AL West. Chicago is coming off the losing end of a sweep and sit 1 1/2 games behind the Brewers in the National League Central. The Angels will start Trevor Cahill (2-5, 6.92 ERA) and the Cubs will counter with Jon Lester (3-4, 3.59). Arenado extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He now has 16 homers on the season.🔥⬆️⛲️#NolanBeingNolan 😍— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 2, 2019Daniel Murphy, who was also 2 for 4, and Chris Iannetta pitched in with RBIs, as well.Senzatela moved to 4-4 after getting the win. He pitched six innings and allowed just four hits and one run while striking out four.Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez (3-6) was tagged with the loss.  Studs of the NightMax Scherzer struck out a season high 15 in the Nationals’ 4-1 win over the Reds. He pitched eight innings and allowed just three hits and one earned run. Jake Odorizzi pitched six scoreless innings as the Twins went on to beat the Rays, 9-7. Odorizzi lowered his ERA to an American League-best 1.96.Albert Pujols hit his 643rd career home run and drove in five runs in the Angels’ 13-3 win against the Mariners.The sweet swing of @PujolsFive. 😍— MLB (@MLB) June 2, 2019Duds of the NightGabriel Ynoa remains winless after getting tagged with the loss in the Orioles’ 8-1 defeat to the Giants.The Pirates couldn’t convert their hits into runs and went on to lose 4-2 to the Brewers. Leadoff hitter Kevin Newman went 0-for-4 at the plate.HighlightsKetel Marte’s first-inning home run flew 482 feet to tie for the longest homer hit this season. MLB trade rumors: Mariners ‘trying to trade everyone’last_img

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