Jorge De La Rosa did not surrender a hit until the fourth frame. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
By Mark Dent / MLB.com
Jorge De La Rosa was unhittable into the fourth, but unraveled in a three-run fifth, and was not helped by some poor defensive play. The Royals struck out 14 Rockies, who continued to struggle on offense.
Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa 81-48, Grilli 27-16, Speier 19-11, Buchholz 11-8, Greinke 99-70, Mahay 17-10, Ramirez, R 24-16. Ground outs-fly outs: De La Rosa 4-5, Grilli 1-1, Speier 1-0, Buchholz 1-0, Greinke 2-4, Mahay 1-1, Ramirez, R 3-0. Batters faced: De La Rosa 22, Grilli 6, Speier 5, Buchholz 3, Greinke 25, Mahay 4, Ramirez, R 7. Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-0. Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Jerry Crawford. Weather: 85 degrees, overcast. Wind: 4 mph, R to L. T: 3:01. Att: 19,169.
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