May 27, 2024

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Rockies split doubleheader with Mariners but lose series

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Twenty-two games into the season, the Rockies have yet to win back-to-back games.

Call it the Rockies’ Catch-22.

If they hit well — an increasingly rare occurrence — they don’t pitch well. If they pitch well — an occasional occurrence — they don’t hit.

After beating the Mariners, 2-1 in 10 innings, in the opener of Sunday’s split-doubleheader at Coors Field to snap a six-game losing streak, Colorado had a chance for back-to-back wins. But that opportunity evaporated when the Mariners blew up starter Peter Lambert with a six-run second inning and cruised to a 10-2 victory.

It didn’t help that Seattle right-hander Emerson Hancock limited the Rockies to two runs on four hits over six innings. The two runs came on Elias Diaz’s two-run double in the first.

Manager Bud…

Patrick Saunders

2024-04-21 20:55:53

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