Wily Peralta was pitching so well in July it was easy to forget he was still a rookie.
The rookie struggles returned to the right-hander Friday night, as Peralta allowed five earned runs on seven hits and three walks in just 3 23 innings in Milwaukee's 8-3 loss in Colorado.
Colorado scored three unearned runs off Peralta, and the Rockies certainly didn't hit the ball hard to jump out to an 8-0 lead. From seeing-eye singles to plays the Brewers likely should have made behind him, Peralta didn't get much help.
After a walk to Michael Cuddyer to start the second inning, Rockies first baseman Todd Helton had the only hard-hit ball of the inning, a sharp single to right sending Cuddyer to third. Peralta then walked Wilin Rosario to load the bases.
Jean Segura made a sensational diving catch for the first out of the inning, but Colorado got on the board when Nolan Arenado hit what appeared to be an easy ground ball to second baseman Rickie Weeks.
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