Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 11/12/14
After getting bombed on Friday night, the Padres fought back and beat the Rockies convincingly in two straight games to take the series. Game two showcased Yasmani Grandal’s first big league start, after the demotion of Nick Hundley, and Alexi Amarista and his sudden power surge. But the Padres relied on the arm of 35 year-old Kip Wells on Sunday and were not disappointed as he and two relievers combined for just the third shutout I team history at Coors Field. The last, a combined effort in Anthony Bass’s first win last year and the first by Andy Ashby in 1999. The Padres will finish this 10-game road trip in Arizona over the next three days before hosting the Reds for four games before the All-Star break. Below is a game-by-game recap of the Padres series in Denver. Friday, June 29th, 2012 Rockies 10, Padres 2 WP Jeff Francis (1-1) 6IP 3H 0R 0ER 1BB 1K 0HR LP Jason Marquis (3-8) 6IP 6H 6R 5ER 1BB 6K 0HR Jeff Francis pitched six shutout innings against the Padres and got plenty of...
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