Gray Shuts Down Phillies, 4-1, Rockies Take Series

Jon Gray - Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Jon Gray - Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, April 21. (Photo: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Jon Gray was pretty darn good on Sunday.

Gray threw six scoreless innings and the Rockies did enough on offense for a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field. The Rockies take three of four games in the series.

He worked out of a couple of jams but gave up only one hit while walking four and striking out five while picking up the win. Gray is now 2-3.

Shortstop Trevor Story put the Rockies up 1-0 with an RBI single in the third inning. Then they broke the game open in the sixth.

Ian Desmond singled in a run to make it 2-0 and Tony Wolters added two more runs with a double.

Story now has a 10-game hitting streak. Outfielder Charlie Blackmon went 3-for-4 and finished the four games series 10-for-18 (.556) with two home runs, two triples and four RBIs.


The Rockies open a three-game set against the Washington Nationals on Monday, April 22 at Coors Field. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

Blackmon spoke with KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel after the game.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Jon Gray.

Postgame comments from Rockies catcher Tony Wolters.

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