Solo Shots Lift Rockies Over Cubs, 3-1

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Charlie Blackmon - David Banks

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon rounds the bases after his solo home run to start the game gave the Rockies a 1-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night. (Photo: David Banks/Getty Images)

The bats might be starting to warm up for the Colorado Rockies.

Charlie Blackmon, David Dahl and Nolan Arenado all hit solo home runs in the Rockies 3-1 win over the Cubs on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.

Blackmon and Dahl hit back-to-back homers in the top of the first to get the Rockies off to a good start. Arenado added his big fly in the fourth inning.

That was more than enough support for starter Jon Gray, who was terrific in his seven innings of work. Gray allowed one run on three hits with one walk and six strikeouts.

The Rockies go for the series win Wednesday at 11:40 a.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.


KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel spoke with Rockies outfielder David Dahl after the win.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Jon Gray.

Postgame comments from Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon.

Postgame comments from Rockies manage Bud Black.


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