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.
Kevin Millwood allowed just six hits in his first start for the Colorado Rockies, but three of them were solo home runs — enough offense for the Cincinnati Reds against a Rockies lineup that did little with more than twice as many hits.
The Colorado Rockies made the most of just five hits off Cincinnati Reds starter Dontrelle Willis, who pitched his best game since 2007 but came up short as the Rockies took the second game of the series, 3-2.
The Colorado Rockies scored in five different innings, including multiple runs in four of the five, and took the third game of their four-game series with the Washington Nationals, 15-7.
Esmil Rogers, starting for the first time since April, pitched 5 2/3 solid innings and, backed by a mostly good night from the bullpen, helped the Colorado Rockies snap a four-game losing streak and take the first of four from the Washington Nationals, 6-3.
Aaron Cook, who left after four innings with muscle spasms in his neck, put the Colorado Rockies in an early hole and his teammates never managed much of an offensive threat in a 5-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.
For a second straight game, the Colorado Rockies wasted a good outing from the starter, falling to the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings after start Jhoulys Chacin had allowed just one run in his 7 1/3.
Colorado Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta, third baseman Ian Stewart and right-handed reliever Rafael Betancourt are drawing trade interest as the deadline nears.
The Colorado Rockies scored three runs in the second and none thereafter but won the opener of their series, beating the San Diego Padres 3-2 behind Jason Hammel and five relievers.
The Colorado Rockies produced just five hits Monday while dropping the first of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-5, and dropping seven games under .500, their lowest point of the season.
The Colorado Rockies began their crucial nine-game trip with an 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, just their second victory in 21 games on the road when trailing after six innings.
The Colorado Rockies blew leads of 4-0 and 6-5 and lost 9-6 to the Atlanta Braves to complete a disappointing 4-4 homestand.