DENVER (AP) — Zach Gelof and Brent Rooker scored within the second half with 5 runs because the Oakland Athletics thrashed the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Saturday, their fourth straight loss and fifth loss in six video games.
Rooker completed with three RBIs, together with two off his seventeenth dwelling run of the season. He additionally knocked down a sacrificial fly.
Ramon Laureano’s double double was the important thing to Oakland’s 4x drive within the sixth spherical. Seth Brown had three hits and hit a few A’s that have been one level in need of his season excessive.
Randal Grichuk had three Rockies hits, together with a solo homer within the backside of the eighth off Tyler Scott.
Paul Blackburn (2-2) allowed two runs and 9 hits in six innings, 106 pitches for Oakland. He hit seven strikeouts and did not stop.
The defeat went to Chris Flexen (0-5).
In phrases of athletics, the Dominican Laureano 5-1 with a run scored and produced twice.
For the Rockies Mexican Alan Trejo 1-0. Venezuelans Elias Diaz 4:2 with a hitting streak, Ezequiel Tovar 4:0, Harold Castro 4:2