Game Recap 5/29/24 | Guardians Lose To The Rockies 7-4

May 30, 2024

Andy Billman

Post-Game Recap

3 Things Around The Game

1 – Logan Struggles

Logan Allen struggled, only going 1 and 2/3’s innings, giving up seven runs and making 59 pitches.

2 – Naylor stays warm

After a big night on Tuesday, Josh Naylor got another two hits on Wednesday to keep warm after a sluggish May.

3 – Eli

Eli Morgan made his first appearance since April 16th on Wednesday going 2 and 2/3’s of scoreless baseball. 

Game Summary

The Colorado Rockies continued their recent resurgence with a 7-4 victory over the Cleveland Guardians, highlighted by Brendan Rodgers’ two-run homer in a pivotal six-run second inning. Ty Blach, despite a rough start, settled in to deliver seven solid innings, giving up only two runs and demonstrating resilience after early struggles. This win marked the Rockies’ third consecutive series win, showcasing a significant turnaround from their difficult 8-28 season start to a more competitive 12-7 run.

Rockies catcher Jacob Stallings attributed this success to the team’s unwavering belief and resilience, even during their tough stretch. Contributions from nearly the entire lineup, with key RBIs from Stallings, Ryan McMahon, Elias Díaz, Sean Bouchard, and Hunter Goodman, underscored a balanced offensive effort that overwhelmed Guardians starter Logan Allen, who had his shortest outing of the season, allowing seven earned runs in just 1 2/3 innings.

Despite a late-game challenge where reliever Tyler Kinley allowed two runs and faced a bases-loaded situation, he managed to secure the win by striking out Andrés Giménez. Blach’s performance was especially notable as he bounced back from a shaky first inning to shut out Cleveland over the next six innings, displaying the mental toughness required to succeed at Coors Field.

For the Guardians, the loss ended their streak of four consecutive series victories. Manager Stephen Vogt remained positive, noting that a 4-2 record on a road trip is still a strong performance. Logan Allen expressed disappointment in his outing, acknowledging the need for improvement after a promising start to the season.

Cleveland’s offense saw contributions from Josh Naylor and José Ramírez, although Ramírez’s streak of seven consecutive games with an RBI came to an end. The game highlighted both teams’ ability to overcome adversity and the unpredictable nature of baseball, particularly at a high-scoring venue like


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