Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood would last just four innings on the night, allowing six runs on nine hits in just the first two innings. The Rockies would get eight hits on the night but scored just twice, failing to take advantage of five walks by the Marlins pitchers.
The Marlins would take an early 6-0 lead, scoring four runs in the first inning being a Jose Reyes single and Giancarlo Stanton three-run home run.
RF Tyler Colvin was 3-for-5 in the game with three RBIs, including a two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
The Rockies would attempt a late comeback, scoring twice in the eighth inning to close the gap to 6-3 before Eric Young grounded out with Jordan Pacheco on second base. The Rockies would then close to within 6-5 in the ninth, with Colvin hitting a two-run single with two outs before Pacheco once again grounding out to end the inning.