–Jason Marquis is the Rockies’ only starter with a win in 14 games dating back to April 10. He won that day against the Phillies, April 15 at Chicago and Sunday against the Dodgers.
–Marquis has pitched at least seven innings in three of his four starts, including 7 1/3 Sunday, the most by any Rockies starter. The only other starter to work seven innings was, who went that distance in his first start April 7 at Arizona. Marquis halted a three-game losing streak for the second time this season. He also did it April 15 at Chicago.
–‘ two-run homer in the third was his first homer of the season and ended a homerless string of 58 at-bats this season and 121 overall since July 4 last season when he hit two in an 18-17 comeback win against the Marlins.
–The Rockies scored five runs in the fifth, equaling their total in that inning in their first 15 games. And the five runs matched the Rockies’ biggest inning of the season; they scored five runs in the third April 10 against the Phillies. The Rockies won 10-3 that day and matched their season-high run total.
–Reliever Ryan Speier is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday. He’s on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring. While Speier is eligible to be activated May 4, it’s likely he’ll make a couple rehabilitation appearances before rejoining the Rockies to work out some mechanical issues. Speier said his hamstring problem arose from closing off his front foot when landing.
–While working a combined 12 innings and losing his past three starts, Ubaldo Jimenez has thrown 295 pitches and just 165 for strikes.
–The Rockies lost their first five games this season with the Dodgers, just as they did a year ago. The win, just their third in the past 13 games, enabled the Rockies to avoid being swept by the Dodgers on successive weekends in three-game series.
–The Rockies are 3-3 in games started by left-handed pitchers and 3-8 in games started by right-handers.
–Orlando Hudson went 0-for-4 with a walk, ending an 11-game hitting streak that matched his career-best.
–James Loney went 7-for-11 with four doubles and three RBI in the three-game series. Lifetime at Coors Field, he’s 29-for-80 (.363) with four homers and 30 RBI.
Triple-A Colorado Springs second baseman. has 11 stolen bases in 12 games. The Sky Sox record for stolen bases in a single season was set by Wayne Kirby in 1992 with 51.