Ryan Feltner gets 1st win of season, Rockies use season-high 20 hits to beat Blue Jays 12-4

TORONTO (AP) — Ryan Feltner pitched five innings for his first win of the season and the Colorado Rockies had 20 hits in a 12-4 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

Ryan McMahon had four of those hits for the Rockies, who won north of the border for the first time after nine consecutive defeats in Canada.

The Rockies hadn't reached 20 hits since 2022 and not since 2013 in a road game.

Feltner (1-1) allowed two runs and eight hits, walked two and struck out four.

Making his third start of the season, struggling Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman (0-2) allowed six runs and 10 hits in 3 2/3 innings. His earned run average rose from 9.53 to 11.57.

Gausman missed most of spring training because of a sore shoulder. He lasted 1 1/3 innings in Saturday’s loss to the Yankees, his shortest outing since May 2019.

McMahon hit doubles in the third, sixth and ninth innings, and had a single in the fourth. He drove in two runs and also scored twice.

Colorado’s Nolan Jones and Ezequiel Tovar both homered and Kris Bryant hit a two-run double.

Rockies infielder Brendan Rodgers reached base four times and came within a home run of the cycle. Rogers hit an RBI double in the second, walked in the fifth, singled in the seventh and tripled in the ninth.

Catcher Elías Díaz had two hits and scored twice for Colorado. Díaz also drove in a run, extending his career-best streak of games with at least one RBI to six.

Daulton Varsho and Isiah Kiner-Falefa both hit solo home runs, the first of the season for each, for the Blue Jays.

The Rockies were swept in three-game series at Toronto in 2002, 2007 and 2013.

The last time they had 20 hits was Aug. 9, 2022, at home vs. St. Louis. Their last 20-hit game on the road was June 5, 2013, at Cincinnati.


Rockies: RHP Daniel Bard needs surgery to repair the flexor tendon in his right elbow and will not pitch again this season, manager Bud Black said. … OF Charlie Blackmon was held out of the starting lineup for a second straight game because of illness.


RHP Dakota Hudson (0-2, 2.38 ERA) is set to start for Colorado on Saturday. RHP Bowden Francis (0-2, 12.96) is scheduled for Toronto. The Blue Jays brought RHP Yariel Rodriguez from Triple-A Buffalo to Toronto on Friday. He could be added to the roster before Saturday’s game.



Ian Harrison, The Associated Press