Rockies spring training report: Ryan Feltner shelled by Royals

Royals 8, Rockies 5
Saturday at Las Vegas Ballpark

On the mound: Right-hander Ryan Feltner, the presumptive fifth starter, got hit hard by the Royals. The big blow was a three-run homer by Franmil Reyes in the fifth. Feltner gave up eight runs (all earned) on eight hits over 4 2/3 innings. He walked two and fanned two. Feltner’s spring ERA is 10.50. … Right-hander Pierce Johnson, the reliever from Arvada’s Faith Christian High School, continued his solid spring, pitching a clean seventh and striking out three. He has a 3.18 ERA.

At the plate: Rookie shortstop Ezequiel Tovar led off and hit 2-for-3, boosting his average to .265. … Zac Veen started in left field, hit 2-for-3 and stole his eighth base of the Cactus League season.

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• Rockies vs. Royals, 1:10 p.m. (2:10 p.m. MDT) Sunday (Las Vegas)

• Rockies at Indians, 1:05 p.m. (2:05 p.m. MDT) Sunday

Rockies probable pitchers: (vs. Royals) RHP German Marquez, RHP Connor Seabold, RHP Phillips Valdéz, LHP Logan Allen.

Rockies probable pitchers: (vs. Indians): RHP Karl Kauffmann, RHP Justin Lawrence, LHP …read more

Source:: The Denver Post

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