DENVER – The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres met for the first time since their infamous brawl on Monday night and it turned into a beating for the home team. It went down as an ugly 13-5 loss as the Rockies fell back to .500 at 12-12.

There were no fisticuffs but this one began with a couple of body blows.

Chad Bettis, who has unquestionably been the Rockies best pitcher so far in 2018, was ambushed by a perfect game plan from the Padres who were all over his pitches on the outer and lower parts of the zone. Wil Myers doubled, Eric Hosmer singled, Bettis balked in a run by dropping the baseball, gave up another single to Jose Pirela then was blasted by Carlos Asuaje who ripped his second home run of the season.

And quickly the Padres were up 4-0. But it didn’t last long.

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Drew Creasman

Drew E. Creasman was born in Grand Junction, Colorado and currently resides in Boulder, CO. He is a full time Rockies beat writer managing editor of   Education: Studied Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Colorado along with Music History and Composition.   Career: After six years as an independent musician and doing sporadic political work, I began to write about the Colorado Rockies for in the winter of 2013. Three years later, I came to BSN Denver to run the Rockies content. In short time, I found myself interviewing GM Dan O’Dowd and forging relationships with countless individuals in and around the organization.   A few highlights include hosting the only daily Rockies talk show in the world, a podcast that has welcomed Nolan Arenado and Jon Gray among others, and our wall-to-wall coverage of the 2017 Wild Card Game. I’ve also been a regular on 850 koa, 104.3 The Fan, Mile High Sports Radio and numerous podcasts.   Most Memorable Sports Moment: Game 3 of the 2007 NLDS. Ubaldo Jimenez, blackout, and the Rockies win their first postseason series.   The finest sports book I’ve ever read: Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella.   One sports movie I can’t live without: One!? Just one!? Ok … Sugar. But Field of Dreams and Friday Night Lights come incredibly close.   Most memorable experience as a reporter: Either the aforementioned Arenado interview or, and this is an odd one, spending time swapping stories with other reporters at Marc Stout’s going-away party.   The sport that started it all: Clearly baseball. I’ve been watching baseball since before I can actually remember watching baseball. It’s just always been a part of me. I can still recall the feeling of wanting to be old enough to play T-ball. I love other sports, but I had loved and played baseball for years before I was even aware anything else existed.