PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon has given the Colorado Rockies a cleanup hitter's production out of the leadoff spot.
Anthony Rizzo went three for three while clobbering two solo home runs to inspire the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Colorado manager Bud Black said recently that Tyler Chatwood has the stuff to be one of the best pitchers in the National League. Chatwood allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings and struck out a season-high eight batters, helping the Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 to win their fourth straight game and their major league-best 18th on the road. Chatwood befuddled the Phillies, allowing only a two-out single by Andrew Knapp in the fifth inning.