Rockies’ offense stagnant in loss to Twins in MLB The Show 20 – The Denver Post

With the start of the Major League Baseball season postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we here at The Denver Post took a look at how the Rockies would fare in MLB The Show 20 on PlayStation 4. We will have a story for every game that had been scheduled until real-life baseball returns. Here’s a look at the virtual Rockies’ preseason preview. Entering Saturday’s game, the Rockies were 55-26.

MINNEAPOLIS — The Rockies managed just four hits in a 6-0 loss Saturday to the Twins in Target Field.

Minnesota starter Devin Smeltzer (11-0) kept his record perfect, giving up just three hits in seven innings of work against Colorado. On the season, he has a 1.94 earned-run average.

Colorado’s Jon Gray (12-2) had a solid outing, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings but had zero offensive support.

Rockies outfielder Sam Hillard was one of the few bright spots, batting 2 for 3 and increasing his average in the series to .571.

The two teams will play their rubber match on Sunday. The live stream will air at 3 p.m. MT.

Box score

COL — 000-000-000 — 0-4-1
MIN — 011-010-12X — 6-11-0

Colorado — Dahl 4-0-1-0, Tapia 4-0-1-0, Blackmon 3-0-0-0, Arenado 4-0-0-0, Story 3-0-0-0, Murphy 3-0-0-0, McMahon 3-0-0-0, Hilliard 3-0-2-0, Wolters 3-0-0-0. Totals — 30-0-4-0.

Minnesota — Arraez 5-1-2-0, Polanco 4-1-2-3, Cruz 4-0-0-0, Sano 3-2-1-1, Donaldson 4-1-1-0, Garver 4-0-2-0, Rosario 3-0-1-0, Kepler 3-0-0-1, Buxton 4-1-2-1. Totals — 34-6-11-6.

E — Murphy. 2B — Tapia; Arraez, Buxton. 3B — Polanco. HR — Polanco, Sano. SB — Buxton. WP — Smeltzer (11-0). LP — Gray (12-2).

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