San Diego, CA- Colorado Rockies Tyler Matzek shutdown the Padres last night with a three-hit shutout to defeat Padres 3-0. This was the first time the San Diego Padres have been shut out at Coors Field since April 9th, 2010. The Padres this season have now been shut out 17 times.
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The Padres have lost three straight.
The Padres managed only three hits against Matzek, a double by Abraham Almonte and two singles by Rymer Liriano.
Eric Stults fell to (6-16) on the season despite another solid outing. Stults allowed only three runs in 6.1 innings of work.
The Rockies scored the games first run in the bottom of the 1st on a solo-home run by Stubbs.
Charlie Blackmon extended the Rockies lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the 5th on an RBI single.
Arenado would hit a solo-home run in the bottom of the 6th to extend the Rockies lead to 3-0.
Joe Wieland will take the mound for the Padres today against the Rockies for his first big league start since 2012. Wieland last pitched in the Big Leagues on May 6, 2012, before undergoing “Tommy John” surgery. Wieland missed all of last season and the first half of this season.