Rockies Pull Away Late, Defeat Marlins, 6-1

Charlie Blackmon - Mark Brown/Getty Images

Charlie Blackmon - Mark Brown/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon comes through with an RBI double in the seventh inning to give the Rockies a 2-1 lead over the Miami Marlins on Friday night at Marlins Park. (Photo: Mark Brown/Getty Images)

It took a bit for the Colorado Rockies to crank up the offense on Friday night.

But by game's end, the Rockies had done more than enough damage in a 6-1 win over the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.

After the Rockies tied the game at one on David Dahl's RBI double in the sixth, they took the lead for good in the seventh.

Outfielder Charlie Blackmon doubled in Ryan McMahon to put the Rockies up 2-1. Blackmon had three hits and drove in a pair of runs.

Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond kept it a 2-1 game in the eighth when he robbed Lewis Brinson of a home run.

They added four insurance runs in the ninth. Tony Wolters, Blackmon, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story all delivered RBI hits to enable the Rockies to put the game away.

Starter German Marquez was terrific, allowing one run on two hits with three walks and seven strikeouts in six innings of work.

Game three on Saturday will feature Tyler Anderson of the Rockies going against the Marlins Pablo Lopez. Coverage starts with Rockies All Access at 3 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.


After Friday's game, KOA Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel caught up with catcher Tony Wolters, who finished 2-4 with and RBI and a run scored.

KOA Voice of the Rockies Jack Corrigan called Desmond's huge catch.

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