Rockies’ offense stagnant in loss to Twins in MLB The Show 20

With the start of the Major League Baseball season postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we here at The Denver Post took a look at how the Rockies would fare in MLB The Show 20 on PlayStation 4. We will have a story for every game that had been scheduled until real-life baseball returns. Here’s a look at the virtual Rockies’ preseason preview. Entering Saturday’s game, the Rockies were 55-26.

MINNEAPOLIS — The Rockies managed just four hits in a 6-0 loss Saturday to the Twins in Target Field.

Minnesota starter Devin Smeltzer (11-0) kept his record perfect, giving up just three hits in seven innings of work against Colorado. On the season, he has a 1.94 earned-run average.

Colorado’s Jon Gray (12-2) had a solid outing, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings but had zero offensive support.

Rockies outfielder Sam Hillard was one of the few bright spots, batting 2 for 3 and increasing his average in the series to .571.

The two teams will play their rubber match on Sunday. The live stream will air at 3 p.m. MT.

Box score

COL — 000-000-000 — 0-4-1
MIN — 011-010-12X — 6-11-0

Colorado — Dahl 4-0-1-0, Tapia 4-0-1-0, Blackmon 3-0-0-0, Arenado 4-0-0-0, Story 3-0-0-0, Murphy 3-0-0-0, McMahon 3-0-0-0, Hilliard 3-0-2-0, Wolters 3-0-0-0. Totals — 30-0-4-0.

Minnesota — Arraez 5-1-2-0, Polanco 4-1-2-3, Cruz 4-0-0-0, Sano 3-2-1-1, Donaldson 4-1-1-0, Garver 4-0-2-0, Rosario 3-0-1-0, Kepler 3-0-0-1, Buxton 4-1-2-1. Totals — 34-6-11-6.

E — Murphy. 2B — Tapia; Arraez, Buxton. 3B — Polanco. HR — Polanco, Sano. SB — Buxton. WP — Smeltzer (11-0). LP — Gray (12-2).

* This article was originally published here

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