Rockies Score Late to Trip Cubs

Shael Mendoza and Nic Motley drilled run-scoring singles and SP Anderson Amirista tossed three innings of one-run ball, leading the Rockies to a 3-1 victory over the Cubs "A" team in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action Tuesday morning on Dust Storm Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort east of Scottsdale, AZ. 

Richard Gallardo, Willy Cabrera, and Joel Machado combined to hurl six innings of two-hit shutout ball for the Cubs before the Rockies finally scored in the 7th. 

Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only): 

CUBS "A" TEAM LINEUP:
1. Fernando Kelli, CF: 0-4 (F-8, K, 6-3, F-8)
2. Ezequiel Pagan, RF: 1-4 (K, 1B, 4-3, K)
3. Luis Diaz, 2B: 0-4 (K, 4-6 FC, P-2, P-4)
4a. Alexander Guerra, C: 0-1 (K, BB, BB, SB)
4b. Danny Zardon, C: 0-1 (6-3)
5. Yonathan Perlaza, 3B: 2-2 (1B, 1-3 SH, 1B, SB, CS)
6. Josue Huma, SS: 0-3 (K, 6-3, F-9)
7. Orian Nunez, 1B: 1-2 (6-3, BB, 2B)
8. Carlos Pacheco, LF: 1-2 (1B, 6-4-3 DP, BB, R)
9. Edmond Americaan, DH #1: 1-3 (1B, 2-3, 2-5 FC) 
10. Albert Hinirio, DH #2: 1-3 (6-3 DP, L-7, 1B)
11. Herson Perez, DH #3: 0-1 (L-5)
NOTE: Slot was skipped first two times thru batting order 

CUBS "A" TEAM PITCHERS
1. Richard Gallardo: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1/2 GO/AO, 25 pitches (14 strikes) 
2. Willy Cabrera: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 GIDP, 3/2 GO/AO, 21 pitches (10 strikes) 
3. Joel Machado: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 0/3 GO/AO, 28 pitches (15 strikes) 
4. Luis Rodriguez: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 3 K, 22 pitches (13 strikes) 
5. Raidel Orta: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 2 K, 1 BALK, 0/1 GO/AO, 29 pitches (17 strikes) 
6. Omar Ventura: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 HBP, 3/0 GO/AO, 19 pitches (11 strikes) 

CUBS "A" TEAM ERRORS: NONE 

CUBS "A" TEAM CATCHERS DEFENSE
1. Alexander Guerra: 2-2 CS 
2. Danny Zardon: 0-2 CS 

ATTENDANCE: 7 

WEATHER: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the 80's 

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Comments

So far, Gallardo and Machado seem like the might be able to stay above water in the AZL Summer League. Thanks for the updates, as usual.