By MICHAEL KELLY, Related Press
DENVER (AP) — Jake Arrieta acquired clobbered by Colorado and left with an damage in his Padres debut, and the Rockies beat San Diego 7-5 Wednesday.
C.J. Cron had two hits and three RBIs and Trevor Story homered for the Rockies, who scored 5 runs in 3 1/3 innings in opposition to Arrieta earlier than he departed with an injured left hamstring.
Arrieta (5-12) was signed Monday after being positioned on waivers by the Chicago Cubs. He allowed seven hits and let his ERA rise to 7.13 on Dom Núnez’s solo homer earlier than grabbing his hamstring and exiting the sport.
Wil Myers homered twice for the slumping Padres. San Diego has misplaced seven of eight however nonetheless leads Cincinnati by 1 1/2 video games for the second NL wild card.
The Rockies took a 3-0 lead within the first on Cron’s two-run double and Ryan McMahon’s single. Myers hit his first homer, a two-run shot, within the second, and Manny Machado drove in Arrieta within the third to tie it.
Myers’ fifteenth homer within the fourth evened it once more earlier than Núnez’s shot.
Story’s sixteenth residence run of the season, a two-run shot within the fifth, gave Colorado a three-run cushion.
Ben Bowden (2-2) allowed one run in an inning and Daniel Bard pitched the ninth for his twentieth save in 26 possibilities.
Padres: LHP Matt Strahm was positioned on the 10-day injured listing with proper knee irritation. Strahm, who began Tuesday in a bullpen sport, missed the primary 4 months of the season proper patella tendon surgical procedure.
Rockies: To make room for starter Chi Chi González on the energetic roster, OF Yonathan Daza (left thumb laceration) was positioned on the 10-day injured listing. … OF Raimel Tapia (toe) is bettering however there is no such thing as a timetable for a return, supervisor Bud Black stated.
Colorado outfielder Connor Joe has carried out nicely since transferring atop of the lineup. He reached base in his first at-bat in all three video games — a house run on Monday, a single on Tuesday and a leadoff stroll Wednesday. He scored the primary run Monday and Tuesday and was thrown out at residence Wednesday.
Padres: LHP Blake Snell (6-4, 4.80) opens a three-game residence collection in opposition to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night time.
Rockies: LHP Austin Gomber (9-7, 4.09) returns from the paternity listing to open a weekend collection in opposition to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night time.
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