03/28 19:12 CDT Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies
Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies
MESA, Ariz. (AP) --- Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also
homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed
the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.
Cubs rookie Kris Bryant had four hits, raising his spring average to .459.
The Cubs scored seven times in the first inning, helped by four plays that
Colorado botched and Arrieta's three-run homer.
Bryant hit a double off starter Jonathan Gray, who left after getting only two
Arrieta gave up three hits, walked none and struck out five.