Longtime Minor Leaguer Bernard Helps Rockies Beat Arizona
Longtime minor leaguer Wynton Bernard singled, stole a base and scored in his predominant league debut, assisting the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3.
Brian Serven homered, Dinelson Lamet (1-1) pitched a great 7th inning for the win and Carlos Estévez labored the 9th for his 2nd save.
The 31-year-old Bernard toiled in the minors for extra than 10 years earlier than having his contract selected by means of Colorado on Friday. He made it a memorable debut when he helped spark a 7th-inning rally that put the Rockies in the front for top.
Bernard legged out an infield single after Sam Hilliard began the inning with a double off Chris Devenski (2-1). Bernard stole 2d, went to third on Charlie Blackmon’s RBI unmarried and scored on a sacrifice fly.
Diambondbacks starter Zach Davies wished simply five pitches to get through the first inning, and most effective had two baserunners — a walk and an errors — through three innings. Colorado were given to him within the fourth with a walk, an infield single and a two-run double by using Elehuris Montero.
Serven tied it together with his 5th home run of the season main off the 5th, the ultimate for Davies. He allowed 3 runs on 3 hits and struck out in 5 innings.
Arizona had built a 3-zero lead with a run within the 2d and a double by way of Cooper Hummel that introduced home two inside the fourth. Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela didn’t give up every other after that and left after allowing three runs on five hits in six innings.
Diamondbacks: RHP Kenyan Middleton (proper ankle stress) threw 38 pitches in a stay batting practice session on Friday. Middleton left Arizona’s July 25th sport against San Francisco inside the 9th inning and become located on the 15-day injured list.
Rockies: Placed OF Yonathan Daza (left shoulder dislocation) and catcher Elias Díaz (left wrist sprain) on the ten-day injured listing. Daza became injured creating a diving seize of Nolan Arenado’s line pressure within the first inning of Thursday’s sport towards St. Louis. Catcher Dom Núñez became recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque and RHP Jordan Sheffield changed into specified for undertaking.
The Diamondbacks will send RHP Zac Gallen (7-2, three.12) to stand Rockies RHP José Ureña (1-3, 4.Sixty three) on Saturday night time within the second recreation of the 3-recreation series.
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