Cron went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in Wednesday's 10-5 win over the Dodgers. Cron has produced seven hits -- including four doubles -- through the first two games of the series with the Dodgers to boost his season average to .277. With four games remaining on the Rockies' homestand, Cron looks primed for a big finish to the week.
Cron went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run and two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Dodgers. The first baseman keyed Colorado's offensive output in the loss, knocking home a run with a double in the fourth inning and repeating the feat in the the sixth. The performance was his second multi-hit effort in his past three games following a four-game stretch during which he went 0-for-11. Cron's first season in Colorado has been arguably the best of his big-league tenure, as he is slashing .271/.368/.526 with 27 homers and a career-high 85 RBI.
Cron will not start Thursday's game against Atlanta, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Cron sits for the second time in four games. He was on a hot streak for most of August and early September but has gone cold at the plate recently, hitting .125/.192/.250 over his last seven games. Rio Ruiz will start at first base Thursday.
Cron will sit Sunday against the Phillies. Cron has hit an excellent .344/.416/.718 with 13 homers in 37 games since the start of August. He'll get a rest Sunday as Colton Welker takes over at first base.
Cron went 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 11-2 win over Philadelphia. The first baseman hit a solo shot in the seventh inning and sparked a five-run rally in the ninth with an RBI single before he scored on Elias Diaz's grand slam. Cron has taken a step back from his remarkable August, going just 8-for-34 (.235) since the calendar flipped to September. He's at a .274/.373/.539 slash line with 27 long balls, 82 RBI, 60 runs scored and a stolen base through 469 plate appearances overall.