Marte’s four hits lead Marlins past Rockies 11-4
|Toronto Star 10 Jun 2021 at 23:24|
MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marté had four hits, including a homer and double, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 11-4 on Thursday night.
Adam Duvall and Jazz Chisholm also went deep for the Marlins, who had 16 hits.
Trevor Rogers (7-3) allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings. Miami’s rookie left-hander struck out eight, walked one and has yielded two runs or fewer in 12 of his 13 starts.
The homers from Duvall, Chisholm and Marte off starter Chi Chi González keyed a six-run second inning.
Duvall’s two-run shot started the scoring. Chisholm’s three-run blast bounced off the upper deck in right field, and Marte followed with his solo shot over the left-center field wall.
Miami padded its lead in the fifth on José Devers’ RBI single and Jon Berti’s run-scoring double.
González (2-4), of neighboring Delray Beach, allowed eight runs, 11 hits, struck out six and walked one in five innings.
Jorge Alfaro also had three hits, and his RBI single capped a three-run sixth for Miami.
Staked to an 11-0 lead, Rogers surrendered Brendan Rodgers’ leadoff homer and Yonathan Daza’s RBI groundout in the seventh.
The Rockies scored twice against reliever Ross Detwiler in the eighth on Rodgers’ RBI single and Ryan McMahon’s sacrifice fly.
Miami Marlins Starling Marte rounds second base after hitting a home-run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Miami.
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story rejoined the club Thursday after a stint on the injured list. Sidelined since May 28 because of left elbow inflammation, Story went 1 for 3, walked and scored a run.