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Topic - Charlie Blackmon
Ian Desmond tied a career high with five hits, including a two-run homer, and Doug Fister threw effectively into the sixth to help the Washington Nationals beat the sinking Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Monday night.
The Colorado Rockies' longest road trip of the season couldn't end quickly enough.
Michael Bourn didn't take much time to savor the first walk-off hit of his career.
The Colorado Rockies' offense got back on track Saturday. Their road woes continued to pile up.
Mike Aviles has built a reputation as a solid player off the bench. He's not doing a bad job being in the lineup every day either.
Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario kept lining up on the outside of the plate.
Before he closes his book, San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence stares and stares at a card marking his page.
Brandon Barnes struck out twice, once leaving a runner on base. Charlie Blackmon also ended an inning with a strikeout, and Corey Dickerson began the next with another one.
Despite seeing their offense stymied in a 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, the Colorado Rockies feel as if they did more than just survive a grueling schedule to start the season.
Aroldis Chapman let baseball know in his own way that his long journey back from an scary injury was complete: with a 100 mph strike to the game's hottest hitter.
Walt Weiss has been saying Corey Dickerson is a pretty good hitter. Dickerson proved the Colorado manager correct on Saturday night.
Alfredo Simon gave up home runs to Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson to start the game, and the Cincinnati Reds never got any closer.
Charlie Blackmon is remaining modest about his stellar start.
Nolan Arenado extended the longest hitting streak in the majors. Charlie Blackmon and Troy Tulowitzki combined for six hits, five RBIs and five runs.
Jordan Lyles got through seven innings on a night when mound opponent Josh Beckett displayed his old All-Star form for eight. Troy Tulowitzki and the rest of the Colorado Rockies did the rest against the Dodgers' overworked bullpen.
"I saw the ball in the air and I thought it would get by him," Blackmon said. "If it does, we have a chance to win."
"Where he did a good job on me was he went straight to his slider," Blackmon said. "He didn't mess around with throwing too many fastballs, and he used both sides of the plate. This park has the least foul territory of any park in baseball, and I don't know how I fouled out twice."