Cubs Drop Rockies In Arenado's Return, 16-5

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Nolan Arenado - Matthew Stockman

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado rounds the bases after his first inning home run in Friday's 16-5 loss to the Cubs. (Photo: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images


Nolan Arenado's return from his five-game suspension and 3-for-4 game at the plate was hardly enough for the Colorado Rockies Friday night. They fell to the Chicago Cubs, 16-5.

Rockies starter Jon Gray gave up seven runs, five earned, in his five innings of work. Reliever Bryan Shaw then surrendered five runs in two-thirds of an inning.

Arenado hit a two-run home run in the first inning. He finished with three hits and two RBIs. RYa McMahon had two hits and scored a pair of runs.

The Rockies and Cubs play game two of the series on Saturday. Coverage starts with Rockies All-Access at 4:05 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES-CUBS GAME HERE

Postgame comments from pitcher Jon Gray.

Postgame comments from shortstop Trevor Story.

Postgame comments from manager Bud Black.

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