Arenado hits first homer in Rockies' rout of LA

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Associated Press

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 6:01 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit his first major league home run, and Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler also homered, as the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-2 on Monday night.

Arenado, one of the Rockies' top prospects playing in his second big league game, had his first three hits.

Tyler Chatwood (1-0) shut out the Dodgers over six innings, striking out five with no walks. he also had three hits and two RBIs.

Dodgers starter Ted Lilly (0-1) was finished after three innings, allowing five runs (four earned) and eight hits. Josh Wall fared even worse, giving up seven runs and eight hits in two innings. The Dodgers used five relievers in all, including utility infielder Skip Schumaker, pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

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