The Colorado Rockies salvaged the final game of the season and avoided what would have been their first 90-loss season since 2005, beating the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, just the Rockies’ fifth win in 18 tries against the Giants in 2011.
Colorado Rockies Game Report
The Colorado Rockies went quietly Tuesday in their second to last game of the season, a 7-0 shutout by the San Francisco Giants, who have won 13 of 17 games against the Rockies in 2011.
Jhoulys Chacin pitched well in his final start of the season, but the Colorado Rockies lost 3-1 to the San Francisco Giants, who have won six straight games and 12 of 16 this season from the Rockies.
On the final Sunday of the season, the Colorado Rockies trampled the Houston Astros 19-3, reaching a season-high in runs, setting franchise records in hits and runs scored on the road and enjoying immensely a day that has brought them historic misery.
The Colorado Rockies broke their nine-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros in 13 innings, scoring twice on a rally that included a bunt single, three walks, an error and a sacrifice fly.
The Houston Astros again shelled Colorado Rockies pitching, collecting 14 hits — including one each from their first six hitters of the game — en route to an 11-2 win and the Rockies’ ninth straight loss.
The Colorado Rockies lost their eighth straight game, falling 9-6 to the Houston Astros as Alex White and Matt Reynolds yielded three-run doubles.
A four-run first inning was all the offense the San Diego Padres needed in a 4-0 win Wednesday, spoiling the Colorado Rockies’ final home game of the season as well as what was likely franchise wins leader Aaron Cook’s final start in Coors Field.
There was a Troy Tulowitzki sighting but not much else for the Colorado Rockies, who squandered a good outing by Jhoulys Chacin, came up short in the ninth inning and lost 2-1 to the San Diego Padres.
Kevin Millwood finally faltered and the Colorado Rockies were held to one hit in an 8-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. It was the Rockies fifth straight defeat and assured them of a losing record at Coors Field this season.
Colorado Rockies pitchers Esmil Rogers and Greg Reynolds allowed six home runs to the San Francisco Giants, including four in an eight-run fourth inning, en route to an 12-5 loss Sunday, completing a four-game sweep by the Giants.
A rough eighth inning for Huston Street let a 3-2 Colorado Rockies lead slip away in the second major league start for Drew Pomeranz and led to an eventual 6-5 win Saturday for the San Francisco Giants.