A look at the contributions from the Rockies’ offense in the win
This is a story about how a starter pitcher helps your team win games and make things happen.
That’s what brought about Rockies victory.
The Rockies enjoyed a fantastic offense in 2018, as they had the highest OPS in by a wide margin in NL by a wide margin in OPS (.871). The Dodgers could not hit any runs at all against their team, so they had to make sure that their defense was strong in order for them to take the lead. They did an excellent job of doing this, since they finished their season with a batting average of .266. Their starting pitcher was not ideal, and they didn’t have enough innings to win.
What the Rockies were able to do really well.
The Rockies offensive was in top form winning 5-2 against the Dodgers.Leadoff hitter Anthony Rizzo led off the game with a homer and batting champion Nolan Arenado followed suit with 2 runs during the fourth. After six innings and six innings of play, the Rockies bullpen could only give up one hit. It was impressive given that they were trying to prevent their Dodgers scoring. Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood allowed just two hits and two runs over six innings. Left fielder Troy Tulowitzki made some excellent catch in the final stretch. The Rockies performed well and proved that they can play every game and win any matchup.
The Rockies did a great job of defense
The Dodgers didn’t manage to score a run until late in the game , thanks to the pitching of Clayton Kershaw, starting pitcher. excellent pitching. But, through playing smart defense throughout, the Rockies managed to minimize Kershaw’s damage and come out in the lead 5-2. Starting shortstop Troy Tulowitzki made some fantastic moves at second base as well as center field. So did defensive back up catcher Jorge Alfaro. The manager Mike Scioscia used nearly all of his players throughout the majority of the game, except Chatwood. This helped to ensure that the defense was a powerful unit.
Great bullpen in the Rockies
the coach of rotations Jeff Banister used several pitchers as relief pitchers throughout the game and all pitched well. Chatwood was replaced by lefty reliever Jarad Eickhoff after he allowed three hits and two runs over four innings. Right-handed reliever Alex Wood took the loss of Tulowitzki, who pitched three hits and three runs in just two innings. Lefty relief pitcher Will Smith replaced Alfaro when the pitcher gave up one run and two hits in one inning. This bullpen could stop the Dodgers at bay for most times of game.
The Rockies had a great time playing with a lot of energy
Coach of rotations Jeff Banister used an intense approach when controlling the game. He eliminated every base runner and concentrated to get his pitching partners into an ideal position to throw. In the end, it was a contest with high energy that was a Rockies beat the Cubs 5-2. Tyler Chatwood, the starting pitcher, played with a lot of aggression. He only allowed two walks over six innings while striking out 11 batters.
The Dodgers were successful.
The Dodgers played with a lot of intensity in their previous start, limiting the Dodgers only one run over eight innings. The Dodgers had no scoring opportunities thanks to the bullpen. Their pitching proved to be a great thing and kept their team in check throughout seven innings. They took a 5-2 win thanks to this.
The Dodgers bullpen performed well.
The Dodgers bullpen was especially good against the Dodgers in limiting them to only 2 hits over 7 innings. The Dodgers won the game 5-2.
Dodgers played intensely
They played with a lot of energy all game, including making nine consecutive strikeouts in the seventh inning to create the fastest streak ever in Dodger history. They came out on top 5-2 thanks to this feat.
The team’s victory was mostly because of the Dodgers offense. This win was not solely the result of their offensive performances however, it was also due to the Rockies defense. The bullpen of the team was excellent and they played with a lot of intensity. The Dodgers have had a good season all-around, even though they may have been better off if Clayton Kershaw had started or were able to play better defense.