Gray (1-3) allowed one earned run on three hits and three walks while striking out five across seven innings to earn the win Tuesday against the Padres. Gray started the game with four hitless innings, though the first one allowed was a home run to Wil Myers. He got into a bit of trouble in the sixth inning as well, allowing two hits and a walk, but Gray escaped without allowing any more runs. Gray pitched efficiently, needing only 89 pitches to retire 21 batters. That's been a common theme for him to begin the year as he has pitched at least six innings in all four of his starts.
Gray (0-3) took the loss against the Giants on Thursday, despite giving up just one earned run on five hits over 6.2 innings, striking out six and walking three as the Rockies fell 1-0. Gray was unlucky to not find himself in line for the win despite the strong outing, as his teammates only scored one run on the evening, which ultimately proved to be the difference. This was still an encouraging performance for the right-hander, who lowered his ERA to 4.19 and his WHIP to 1.24 with the effort. Gray is scheduled to return to the hill against the Padres on Tuesday.
Gray (0-2) took the loss Saturday as the Rockies fell 7-2 to the Dodgers, getting tagged for five runs on eight hits and two walks over six-plus innings while striking out four. After exiting his last start with a calf cramp, Gray didn't suffer any recurrence of the issue but also wasn't nearly as effective, throwing 52 of 92 pitches for strikes. The right-hander will take a 5.68 ERA into a much friendlier environment than Coors Field in his next outing, on the road Thursday in San Francisco.
Gray was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Marlins due to a right calf cramp, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports. The news certainly could have been far worse, as it wasn't clear exactly what had forced Gray from the game initially. He believes he was simply suffering from a bit of dehydration and expects to make his next start, which should come Saturday against the Dodgers.
Gray left Sunday's game against the Marlins with an apparent injury, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports. The nature of the issue is unclear, but it didn't appear to be arm trouble. Prior to suffering the injury, Gray had allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in 6.2 innings while striking out 10 batters.