The Miami Marlins were back in the win column Sunday afternoon as they defeated the Colorado Rockies. The Fish led by Sandy Alcantara shut out the Colorado Rockies in their 3-0 win. Sandy Alcantara was absolutely masterful in his first start of the 2019 season. The Miami Marlins spit their four-game series with the Colorado Rockies as they start the season off with a 2-2 record. JT Riddle and Jorge Alfaro were key contributors in the game. Sergio Romo also came in relief and shut the door.
The Colorado Rockies finish the series on the wrong foot losing the last two games of the series. Right-handed pitcher Jon Gray got the start and loss for the Colorado Rockies. Gray threw 6.2 innings allowing five hits, three runs, one walk and ten strikeouts. Harrison Musgrave was very solid out of the bullpen pitching one inning allowing no hits and no runs. At the plate, the Colorado Rockies offense struggled as they got shut out by the Marlins pitching staff. David Dahl went 1-3 with a base hit and walk. Tony Walters went 1-3 with a double. Charlies Blackmon went 1-4 with a double and Mark Reynolds went 1-3 with a base knock.
The Miami Marlins gets the big win Sunday afternoon thanks to one of their young pitchers. Right-handed pitcher Sandy Alcantara got the start and win for the Miami Marlins. Alcantara threw eight innings allowing four hits, no runs, no walks and six strikeouts. Sergio Romo got the save for the Fish as he pitched one inning allowing no hits, no runs and a K. The Miami Marlins did enough to get the win as they scored three runs on five hits. JT Riddle went 1-3 with a solo home run. Jorge Alfaro went 1-3 with a two-run single. Neil Walker and Sandy Alcantara both went 1-3 with base hits.
The Miami Marlins will be back on the diamond Monday night against the New York Mets. This will be Miami’s first divisional series of their 2019 season. Left-handed pitcher Caleb Smith will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. Left-handed pitcher Steven Matz will get the start for the New York Mets. You can watch this game on Monday at 7:10pm EST on Fox Sports Florida and ESPN+.