Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a two-run double to increase his hitting streak to a career-best 13 video games and fellow rookie Cal Quantrill pitched seven robust innings to guide the San Diego Padres to a 7-1 victory in opposition to the staggering Colorado Rockies in a matchup of the 2 worst groups within the NL West on Friday evening.
One more rookie, Josh Naylor, had a pinch-hit, three-run homer.
Quantrill (5-3) held the Rockies to 5 hits in a seven scoreless innings, the longest he is gone in 11 huge league begins. He struck out 5 and walked none.
Tatis and Quantrill are the sons of former main leaguers.
The Rockies, who did not rating till the ninth, have misplaced 18 of their final 24 video games and are a season-worst 12 video games beneath .500.
Tatis doubled to left-center off Kyle Freeland (3-10) with one out within the third to herald Manuel Margot, who had drawn a leadoff stroll, and Luis Urias, who adopted with a single. He stole second and third within the seventh inning, giving him 16. He was shaken up sliding headfirst into third however stayed within the recreation.
Tatis additionally made a pleasant play at shortstop, fielding Nolan Arenado’s chopper and spinning 360 levels earlier than throwing him out.
Naylor homered off Scott Oberg within the eighth, his fifth.
Wil Myers hit an RBI single within the fifth and Urias introduced in a run with a grounder within the eighth.
Freeland allowed three runs and eight hits in six innings, struck out three and walked two.
Padres: Positioned LHP José Castillo on the 10-day injured listing with a strained left center finger suffered Thursday evening. Castillo was activated from the 60-day IL earlier Thursday and lasted simply 4 batters earlier than getting harm. To take his spot, RHP Gerardo Reyes was recalled from Triple-A El Paso.
Rockies: RHP Chi Chi González (0-3, 5.03) is scheduled to start out Saturday evening. He is by no means confronted the Padres in 22 huge league video games, together with 17 begins.
Padres: Rookie RHP Chris Paddack (7-5, 3.19) is scheduled to make his 20th begin.
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