Kendrick, Rockies trounce Brewers 10-0 in opener
Kyle Lohse gives up 8 earned runs in Milwaukee opener
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kyle Kendrick pitched seven sharp innings and also got two hits Monday as the Colorado Rockies trounced the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on opening day.
Corey Dickerson and Nolan Arenado each homered and drove in four runs. Troy Tulowitzki doubled twice, singled and scored three times.
There were eight extra-base hits in the game, all by Colorado. Kendrick, Dickerson and Carlos Gonzalez contributed doubles.
Kendrick (1-0), who left Philadelphia after last season, excelled in his first opening day start. He gave up seven singles, walked none and struck out six.
After former commissioner Bud Selig lobbed in the ceremonial first ball, the Rockies teed off against Kyle Lohse (0-1).
Gonzalez, Tulowitzki and Arenado doubled in the first inning and Dickerson hit a two-run homer for a 4-0 lead.