Lambert leads Rockies to win over Cubs in debut

null null Baseball null Peter Lambert was brilliant in his debut Thursday.The 22-year-old righty allowed just four hits and one run over seven innings to lead the Rockies to a 3-1 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. He struck out nine and walked one while throwing 95 pitches. Nine strikeouts — a franchise record for a pitcher in his debut.That's how you introduce yourself @peterlambert24!— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 6, 2019Lambert is the No. 4 prospect in the Colorado organization, according to Pipeline.“Stayed calm, stayed under control — I mean, pitched, really pitched,” Rockies manager Bud Black said about Lambert after the victory, via .com. “That's what we were saying on the bench. Fastball-change-breaking ball combo, behind the count changeups, high fastballs, fastballs down and away at the knees. It was great.” Lambert also added a single in the third inning.Make your debut, get your first Major League hit!Add him to the list of #PitchersWhoRake— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 6, 2019“I thought I’d go out there and feel the heart pumping at first, but I was all right from the start,” Lambert said. “This game will turn on you in a hurry. I just tried to get ahead of the hitters and get out one.” Related News Dallas Keuchel news: Braves agree to deal with 2015 AL Cy Young winner Craig Kimbrel rumors: Cubs in agreement on 3-year deal with closer

Ian Desmond finished 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI for Colorado.Studs of the nightJeff McNeil was 2 for 2 with two RBIs in the Mets’ 7-3 win over the Giants.Rays catcher Travis d'Arnaud belted two home runs and recorded four RBIs in a 6-1 win over the Tigers.Duds of the nightDansby Swanson was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in the Braves’ 6-1 loss to the Pirates.Adalberto Mondesi went 0 for 5 and struck out three times in the Royals’ 7-5 loss to the Red Sox.HighlightsJake Marisnick ran a long way to catch this ball in the Astros' 8-7, 14-inning win over the Mariners.Nothing falls in front of @JSMarisnick. 😱( x @ScottsLawnCare)— (@) June 6, 2019Todd Frazier puts the Mets in front.CLUTCH! A no-doubter from @FlavaFraz21. 😉— New York Mets (@Mets) June 6, 2019What’s nextRays (37-23) at Red Sox (33-29) — These two AL East foes will begin a four-game series at Fenway Park on Friday. The Red Sox will send Rick Porcello (4-5, 4.76 ERA) to the mound while the Rays will counter with Yonny Chirinos (6-2, 3.25 ERA).