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Rockies win in 13th to end nine-game losing streak

September 24, 2011 | 9:24 pm | 4

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.

Rockies roughed up again by Astros, drop ninth straight

September 23, 2011 | 9:10 pm | 27

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.

Braun’s homer in 11th adds to Rockies misery in Milwaukee

September 13, 2011 | 10:17 pm | 3

Ryan Braun led off the 11th with a homer against Matt Lindstrom, giving the Milwaukee Brewers a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies, who have lost four games this season at Miller Park by a total of five runs.

With shortstops ailing, Rockies add infielder Field

September 11, 2011 | 11:00 am | 2

The Colorado Rockies have recalled infielder Thomas Field, who spent the season at Double-A Tulsa and will start at shortstop Sunday, add added starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the active roster. Catcher Matt Pagnozzi was designated for assignment and outfielder Ryan Spilborghs moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room.

Sloppy defense, quiet bats cost Rockies against Reds

September 9, 2011 | 10:08 pm | 2

A sloppy sixth-inning defensively doomed the Colorado Rockies, who let an early lead slip away Friday and fell 4-1 in the first of three against the Cincinnati Reds.

Tulowitzki out with hip soreness; Rockies recall Nelson

September 9, 2011 | 4:31 pm | 1

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is out of the lineup Friday night with left hip soreness. The team has added Chris Nelson to the active roster, and he will get the start Friday at shortstop.

Rockies announce rest of September call-ups

September 5, 2011 | 4:56 pm | 20

Jordan Pacheco, Chris Nelson and Jim Miller recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and Wilin Rosario and Drew Pomeranz promoted from Double-A Tulsa.

Rockies farm roundup: Gardner solid for Drillers

August 31, 2011 | 12:09 am | 3

Joe Gardner, the least-talked-about pitcher in the Ubaldo Jimenez trade, won for the third consecutive time at Tulsa. Since joining the Colorado Rockies organization, Gardner is 3-2 with a 2.87 ERA in five starts.

Rockies farm roundup: Dickerson’s big day leads Asheville

August 27, 2011 | 11:35 pm | 5

Corey Dickerson homered three times — his 28th, 29th and 30th — and drove in six runs in a slugfest for low Class-A Asheville. The Tourists hit eight home runs and scored 21 runs.

Rockies farm roundup: Nelson homers twice for Sky Sox

August 25, 2011 | 10:57 pm | 11

Chris Nelson two a pair of home runs in his first game at Triple-A Colorado Springs since being optioned on Wednesday.

Rockies select contract of Kouzmanoff, option Nelson

August 24, 2011 | 11:42 am | 13

The Colorado Rockies have selected the contract of infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff, who the team acquired Tuesday from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later, and optioned infielder Chris Nelson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Rockies lineup vs. Astros, 8/24

August 24, 2011 | 11:27 am | 98

Chris Nelson is reportedly being optioned to make room for infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff on the active roster. The Colorado Rockies lineup Wednesday against the Houston Astros.