CHICAGO (AP)The Colorado Rockies made a Dunkin’ Donuts run in the morning, then pulled out a rare road win. Clearly, as the old slogan goes, it was worth the trip.
Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking triple and scored in a two-run ninth, and Colorado beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Saturday.
Blackmon came into the game in a 5-for-41 slump. But the four-time All-Star delivered in a big spot.
He drove in pinch runner Garrett Hampson with a triple to the right-field corner against Adbert Alzolay (0-1) after C.J. Cron walked with one out. He scored on a single by Elias Diaz, making it 3-1, and the Rockies came away with the win despite a dominant outing by Cubs rookie Hayden Wesneski in his first major league start.
”There’s been some ups and downs,” Blackmon said. ”I…
The Associated Press
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