Jamie Moyer loved a great deal about Marlins Park, raving concerning the mound and also the bullpen particularly.
One small problem: A few of the lights around the left-area video board eliminate within the 4th inning, after somebody that was created 3 years after Moyer first showed within the major leagues transformed the overall game with one swing.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a great slam off Moyer inside a five-run 4th inning, ruining the left-hander's first visit to Miami's new ballpark -- the 50th different stadium where he's pitched in the large-league career -- and also the Marlins remained hot by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Monday evening.
"I wasn't available that lengthy to savor the entire factor," Moyer stated, following the Rockies dropped the very first bet on a 3-game series. "I recieve two nights to accept relaxation from it in. When comparing apples to oranges, it's eons much better than where they played.Inch
With the exception of one respect: Moyer was 8-2 within the Marlins' former home, Sun Existence Stadium. Within the new park, even being secured to some four-run lead prior to going to operate wasn't enough.
Austin Kearns tied work-best with four hits for that Marlins, whose 15-5 record in May leads the majors. Miami starter Mark Buehrle (4-4) labored 7 2-3 innings, quitting four runs and 4 hits in the foremost and yet another hit the relaxation of how.
"Whenever you discuss bulldog, whenever you discuss gamer, there's lots of fake available," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen stated of Buehrle. "There's lots of fake bulldogs. This kid's legitimate.Inch
Moyer (2-4) permitted nine hits and six runs in 3 2-3 innings in the debut at Marlins Park, the 50th large-league stadium where the 49-year-old has made an appearance throughout his career.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a 2-run homer and Michael Cuddyer were built with a two-run double for that Rockies.
"It's difficult to win when you are getting 3 2-3 out of your starter and also over 100 pitches," Rockies manager Jim Tracy stated. "We obtain four hits and 4 runs using the first five players in the overall game and that we acquire one hit and 2 walks in the second inning on."
Stanton wasn't even born when Moyer's career started in 1986. His first game against him was someone to remember.
Miami's large 4th got choosing one out, when Buehrle hit a soft double -- the 2nd of his career. He obtained when Jose Reyes' single was bobbled by center fielder Dexter Fowler. Moyer nearly steered clear of further trouble, but walked Hanley Ramirez on the full count with two out, then walked Kearns to load the bases.