The Colorado Rockies announced they and first baseman Jason Giambi have exercised their mutual option on his contract for the 2012 season, but the Rockies have declined their side of Aaron Cook’s mutual option.
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.
Alex White struggled again in his fifth start with the Colorado Rockies, giving up two more homers and six runs in 5 2/3 innings as his ERA with the Rockies rose from 8.18 to 8.46.
In what might well be his final appearance with the Colorado Rockies, Aaron Cook,the franchise leader in wins, is scheduled to start the final home game of the season Wednesday against the San Diego Padres.
The Colorado Rockies gave up seven runs all with two outs to the San Diego Padres on Sunday, missing a chance to sweep a series on the road for the first time since April.
Aaron Cook didn’t make it through the fifth. The Colorado Rockies made one bad play in the field, another on the bases and managed to get little output from 13 hits in a 9-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Colorado Rockies scored twice to tie the game in the 12th, aided by Todd Helton’s run-scoring double on a memorable at-bat, and beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 in the 13th when Dexter Fowler singled home the winning run with two out.
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy announced Saturday that Jason Hammel will move to the bullpen and right-hander Alex White will take his spot in the rotation and start Tuesday.
The Colorado Rockies won a rare rubber game and did it with ease, building an 11-0 lead after three innings and beating the Florida Marlins 12-5.
Aaron Cook gave the Colorado Rockies five good innings Friday, but everything unraveled in his sixth as the St. Louis Cardinals took the first of a three-game series, 6-1.
When he makes his Colorado Rockies debut on Wednesday, Kevin Millwood will be the 10th pitcher to start for the Rockies this season. The others are Jhoulys Chacin and Jason Hammel (23 starts each), Ubaldo Jimenez (21), Juan Nicasio (13), Aaron Cook (11), Jorge De La Rosa (10), Esmil Rogers and Clayton Mortensen (6 each), Greg Reynolds (3) and Alan Johnson (1). Millwood will be making his first appearance in the majors since his final start with the Orioles on Sept. 29, 2010, at Tampa Bay.
The Colorado Rockies lost their 16th straight Sunday game, falling 3-2 to the Washington Nationals, who scored a run in the eighth after left fielder Eric Young Jr. misplayed a ball.