DENVER (WR) — Brandon Belt prolonged his success in opposition to Colorado starter Jon Grey with a three-run homer and a double to steer the San Francisco Giants previous the Rockies 4-Three on Wednesday evening.
Belt’s two hits raised his profession common in opposition to Grey to .417 (10 for 24) and helped Logan Webb (1-0) get his first win in his third begin of the season.
“He’s had some success in opposition to him and he’s executed some good work through the years in Colorado in opposition to the Rockies,” San Francisco supervisor Gabe Kapler mentioned. “What I’d lean on is Brandon’s constant routine and his continued plate self-discipline and his capability to get on base. At this time he squared the ball up within the air. On this ballpark, that the most effective factor you possibly can probably do.”
Nolan Arenado homered for the third straight sport for the Rockies, who had their four-game successful streak snapped.
Colorado had scored 5 or extra runs in eight straight video games earlier than being held down by Webb and the San Francisco bullpen. The three runs are the fewest since a 3-2 win on the Texas Rangers on July 25.
Webb, making his first profession begin in opposition to the Rockies, stored Colorado in test in five-plus innings of labor. He allowed two runs — one earned — and didn’t stroll a batter earlier than leaving after a leadoff single within the sixth.
“I knew going into that inning, it needed to be a clear inning,” Webb mentioned. “I gave up the first-pitch base hit and I do know you guys noticed me form of yelling at myself. Hopefully I can do that each time and get on a roll right here.”
Caleb Baragar retired the highest of the order to get out of the jam. Trevor Gott pitched the ninth for his third save in as many probabilities.
The Rockies scratched throughout an unearned run within the first inning and added one other within the third in opposition to Webb to take a 2-Zero lead earlier than the Giants rallied.
Colorado shortstop Trevor Story misplayed Mike Yastrzemski’s grounder within the fourth, Donovan Solano singled and Belt adopted together with his first homer of the season.
“I at all times felt like after I’ve labored up within the zone in opposition to him I’ve been profitable,” Grey mentioned. “If I miss down he often makes us pay. It was a pitch an excessive amount of in his wheelhouse.”
Belt doubled and scored on Wilmer Flores’ single within the sixth.
Grey (0-1) allowed 4 runs — three earned — in six innings.
Arenado led off the seventh with a homer to chop the result in a run. It was his 31st profession dwelling run in opposition to the Giants.
Rockies: RHP Wade Davis (proper shoulder pressure) has not began throwing but, supervisor Bud Black mentioned Wednesday. “No replace on when he’s going to check the arm with a sport of catch,” Black mentioned. “He’s receiving therapy each day for the pressure.” Davis was positioned on the 10-day injured checklist on Saturday, a day after he blew his first save of the season.
Colorado outfielder Charlie Blackmon has adjusted to a brand new spot within the batting order and a brand new place, after which examined optimistic for the virus on the finish of June. He rejoined the staff lower than every week earlier than the season opener on July 24 and began the 12 months 1 for 12.
He’s been on a tear since, batting .484 and hitting safely in 9 straight video games whereas settling in comfortably batting third as an alternative of leadoff and taking part in proper discipline versus heart.
“I’m not shocked by the sluggish begin I had initially however it has appeared I caught on fairly fast and really feel snug within the field,” Blackmon mentioned Wednesday. “A giant a part of that’s I used to be in a position to get my physique caught up faster than I assumed I might. That’s the shock. That’s been my most important focus, ensuring my physique feels good.”