Paul Goldschmidt continues MVP campaign
Goldschmidt knocked his 29th home run of the season on a fly to left field in the fifth inning Tuesday, scoring O’Neill. The homer traveled 371 feet at 108.3 mph.
Goldschmidt knocked a sacrifice fly to left field in the seventh inning, scoring Corey Dickerson.
Tommy Edman is getting back on track
Tommy Edman hit his eighth home run of the season in the fourth inning Tuesday on a fly to center field. Edman’s home run traveled 417 feet at 106.5 mph. It was great to see him get a big hit for the team.
Tyler O’Neill finds a unique way to win
It was the bottom of the ninth in Tuesday game with the score tied at 4. The Rockies’ newly acquired pitcher Dinelson Lamet was on the mound. The inning started out with walks to Andrew Knizer and Lars Nootbaar.
Dylan Carlson then singled on a bunt grounder to the pitcher, moving Knizner to third base and Nootbaar to second. With the bases loaded, O’Neill came to bat.
Yes, Lamet hit O’Neill on the elbow pad to score Knizner on the jaw-dropping walk-off hit by pitch.