Gray hurt, Arenado homers as Rockies beat Brewers 6-5

BY foxsports • March 22, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Top Rockies prospect Jon Gray left with an abdominal injury after facing only three batters and Nolan Arenado homered in Colorado's 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

Gray, the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, was penciled into a rotation spot. When Jonathan Lucroy tapped his 97 mph fastball to the mound for a likely double play, Gray threw it high and wide of second base and a run scored.

Manager Walt Weiss and the training staff came out to check on the 24-year-old Gray, who was quickly removed after 16 pitches. Weiss wasn't certain how long Gray will be out.

Gray gave up a double to Scooter Gennett and walked Ramon Flores.

Arenado, Charlie Blackmon and Gerardo Parra all homered against Brewers starter Taylor Jungmann. Arenado went 1 for 3, ending a streak of eight straight multihit games and dropping his average to .605.



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