Rockies Vs. Pirates Score Update: Colorado Trails 5-0 Through Six Innings

Things were going so well through four innings for Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin, but things blew up in the fifth inning and now Colorado trails 5-0 against the Pittsburgh Pirates after six innings. Chacin was pulled from the game after allowing five runs in the fifth inning, but he was pitching a shutout before that.

Chacin was mostly impressive over the first four innings, but things totally fell apart in that fifth frame. After giving up consecutive doubles and a single, allowing two runs in the process, the young pitcher gave up back-to-back homers to Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez.

With Colorado's offense once again being stifled by Pittsburgh's pitching after a weak effort in the first game of Wednesday's double-header, the Rockies are looking at splitting the two games. Pirates starter Charlie Morton has given up just four hits and a walk through six scoreless innings thus far.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more on these teams, visit Rockies blog Purple Row and Pirates blog Bucs Dugout. Head over to Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish for more news and notes.

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