Freeland, Rockies Shut Down Pirates, 2-0

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Kyle Freeland - Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland celebrates after the third out of the seventh inning in Monday's 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Photo: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)


Monday night, the Colorado Rockies didn't get much offense.

Turns out they didn't need it.

Left-hander Kyle Freeland and two relievers combined to limit the Pittsburgh Pirates to two hits in the Rockies' 2-0 win at Coors Field.

Freelend pitched seven innings and gave up two hits while walking three and striking out five.

Seughwan Oh pitched the eighth and closer Wade Davis pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning with a pair of strikeouts and recorded his 32nd save of the season.

The Rockies scored the only runs of the game in the fifth. Nolan Arenado came home on a ground ball off the bat of Gerardo Parra and Chris Iannetta had a sacrifice fly.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES WIN HERE

Game two of the series is Tuesday night at 6 p.m. on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

After Monday's win, KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies spoke with Iannetta.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland.

Postgame comments from Rockies closer Wade Davis.

Postgame comments from Rockies outfielder David Dahl.

Postgame comments from Rockies reliever Seunghwan Oh.

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

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