Murphy, Canha carry A’s over Rockies; Grey injures elbow

Sean Murphy and Matt Canha homered off Jon Grey earlier than the Rockies right-hander left with elbow soreness, and the Oakland Athletics beat Colorado 9-5

DENVER — Sean Murphy and Matt Canha homered off Jon Grey earlier than the Rockies right-hander left with elbow soreness, and the Oakland Athletics beat Colorado 9-5 Friday night time.

Murphy had three hits and three RBIs for Oakland, which has gained seven of 10 highway video games and improved to 17-8 away from house.

Grey (4-6) left within the third inning with proper elbow discomfort, supervisor Bud Black mentioned after the sport. A possible commerce chip for the Rockies, Grey allowed 5 runs on 4 hits and two walks in 2 1/3 innings.

Alan Trejo hit his first huge league homer for Colorado. The Rockies had gained six straight at house and 4 in a row general.

The A’s scored within the first, received one other on Murphy’s homer main off the second — his sixth of the season — and scored 4 instances within the third. Canha led off along with his eleventh house run, and Grey then gave up a single and a stroll with one out earlier than leaving.

Jed Lowrie and Murphy every had an RBI single off of Chi Chi González, and Matt Chapman’s sacrifice fly made it 5-0.

Colorado scored twice within the third and as soon as within the fourth off Frankie Montas (6-5). Oakland received single runs within the sixth and seventh and Trejo’s first main league homer in a two-run seventh received the Rockies inside 8-5.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Athletics: CF Ramon Laureano (proper hip pressure) acquired a cortisone injection in his hip and a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his adductor muscle in Vail, Coloraodo. Oakland coach Nick Paparesta mentioned Laureano can have a follow-up tele-visit Tuesday and will start operating by Wednesday however is not going to be activated off the IL when he’s eligible. … RHP J.B. Wendelken (indirect) will throw a bullpen session Saturday.

Rockies: SS Trevor Story (proper elbow irritation) started throwing to first base Friday and is on monitor to return Tuesday at Miami. … INF Ryan McMahon (minor groin tightness) was out of the lineup however pinch hit within the eighth.

UP NEXT

Oakland LHP Cole Irvin (3-7, 4.12) will begin the second recreation of the collection on Saturday towards LHP Kyle Freeland (0-0, 4.50), who shall be making his third begin of the season.

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