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! pic.twitter.com/8xtl0kNB8J— 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 pic.twitter.com/SVSuITa2kj— 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 th[......]

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