Rockies stumble late

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Rockies stumble late

Colorado blows lead in eighth and loses to Miami 8-5
Troy Tulowitzki and the Colorado Rockies stumbled in Miami again Thursday, losing 8-5 to drop three of four games to the Marlins to open the season. Tulowitzki had four hits, including a double and a triple, with one run scored and one run batted in during the four game series.
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Carlos Gonzalez left Wednesday’s game in the sixth inning when he became dizzy after accidentally swallowing some tobacco dip. ... Giancarlo Stanton broke his bat on a lineout in the fifth, and on his follow-through the barrel hit C Wilin Rosario in the back of his helmet. Rosario received a visit from the trainer but stayed in the game. ... With an outdoor temperature of 79 for the afternoon start, the retractable roof was closed for the first time this season, but the windows beyond left field remained open. ... Jacob Turner came into the game with an .061 lifetime average but doubled in the fourth. ... RHP Tom Koehler is scheduled to start Friday for the Marlins when they begin a three-game series against the San Diego Padres, who will start LHP Eric Stults. ... RHP Juan Nicasio will start for the Rockies in their home opener Friday against Arizona and RHP Randall Delgado.

Rockies stumble late

Troy Tulowitzki and the Colorado Rockies stumbled in Miami again Thursday, losing 8-5 to drop three of four games to the Marlins to open the season. Tulowitzki had four hits, including a double and a triple, with one run scored and one run batted in during the four game series.
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