Reds vs. Rockies – Recreation Recap – May well 15, 2021

DENVER — — Nick Castellanos strike a tiebreaking double in the 12th and the Cincinnati…

DENVER — — Nick Castellanos strike a tiebreaking double in the 12th and the Cincinnati Reds kept up their achievements in further innings, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night.

Castellanos also homered and singled to assistance Cincinnati boost to 7-2 in additional-inning online games this season. Lucas Sims (3-1) pitched two innings for the earn.

Jesse Winkler was at next foundation to commence the 12th and Castellanos hit a pitch from Antonio Santos (-1) to the wall to make it 5-4. Pinch-hitter Nick Senzel singled and Eugenio Suarez had an RBI groundout.

Colorado acquired a operate on Raimel Tapia’s groundout in the bottom of the inning off Heath Hembree, who gained his to start with help you save.

The Reds have played the most more-inning online games in the majors.

“Extra innings, everybody’s up, everybody’s believing in the person that they’re heading to get it accomplished,” Castellanos explained of the team’s accomplishment.

Kyle Farmer strike a two-operate homer in the Reds 11th and Josh Fuentes tied it with a double to travel in a pair in the bottom half.

“It felt actually great. It was excellent,” Farmer explained of his 3rd household operate of the season. “I’ve occur close a few of occasions. I didn’t consider I had any much more power remaining in me.”

The teams put together for 36 operates in the first two game titles, and early it looked like another huge scoring evening.

Ryan McMahon hit his ninth homer, a 478-foot shot according to Statcast, to put the Rockies in advance 2- in the very first. Castellanos responded with a two-operate shot in the third off Jhoulys Chacín, his 10th.

The pitching took around from there. Cincinnati starter Tyler Mahle settled down following the initially inning to blank Colorado on 5 hits above the following six innings and labored out of a jam in the seventh. Garrett Hampson led off with a triple but Mahle stranded him at 3rd.

“We’ve been having the big strike lately. Tonight it didn’t arrive our way,” Rockies manager Bud Black explained. “We experienced numerous alternatives to get a foundation strike, to do some situational hitting, just didn’t materialize tonight.”

Mahle permitted two operates and 7 hits and struck out four in his seven innings.


Reds: INF Mike Moustakas (heel contusion) did not perform. … OF Scott Heineman was extra to the taxi squad for the last two games of the collection.

Rockies: OF Charlie Blackmon wasn’t in the starting off lineup owing to a delicate correct groin strain suffered Friday night time. He pinch-hit in the seventh and struck out. … INF Brendan Rodgers (correct hamstring) went 2 for 3 for Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday evening in a rehab assignment.

SHOGO Will save THE Day

Hampson sent a travel to deep centre with two outs in the bottom of ninth that seemed destined for further bases right until Shogo Akiyama built a leaping catch to finish the inning.

He received a bear hug from Jesse Winkler at the warning track and a suggestion of the cap from reliever Tejay Antone.

“I did not imagine he experienced a opportunity off the bat and he kept monitoring it,” manager David Bell claimed. “He has that capability to shut on the ball but then also it is like he virtually hangs a small little bit in the air. It is a gorgeous engage in to enjoy. He was just gliding. There is nothing at all like a excellent defensive enjoy like that.”

Very long TIME, NO Commence

Chacín, usually in the part of prolonged reliever, built a spot begin for Colorado and permitted two operates on four hits in 4 innings. It was his very first commence for the Rockies given that June 28, 2014, and in in between he pitched for 6 groups more than 6 seasons.

Chacín threw 53 pitches and received 9 of his 12 outs on floor balls, which include one particular double engage in. The other a few were retired with strikeouts.

UP Following

Reds RHP Jeff Hoffman (2-3, 4.70) will facial area his previous team for the very first time since the Rockies traded him to Cincinnati on Nov. 25, 2020. Antonio Senzatela (1-4, 5.97) will take the mound for Colorado.