Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 100 games after a second positive test for a performance enhancing substance.
Esmil Rogers kept the Colorado Rockies in the game after a big first-inning mistake. But because of their continued inability to string hits together and deliver in the clutch, they lost 4-2 and were swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Colorado Rockies scored five runs in the first inning Sunday and held on to take the final game of a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-6.
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.
The Colorado Rockies wasted a complete game by Jhoulys Chacin and lost 2-1 to the Cincinnati Reds to end up with a disappointing split of their four-game series.
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 put pressure on Philadelphia Phillies starter Roy Halladay, but rough outings for Jason Hammel and reliever Rex Brothers left the Rockies playing catchup for most of an 8-6 loss that completed a three-game sweep.
A brutal eighth inning by the Colorado Rockies spoiled a great start by Juan Nicasio and led to an 8-3 loss to the San Diego Padres, the 15th consecutive Sunday loss for the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies overcame an understandably difficult start for Ubaldo Jimenez and beat the San Diego Padres 10-6 as Eliezer Alfonzo hit a grand slam and Esmil Rogers allowed one hit and one run in five innings.
Jason Hammel gave up five runs in the first inning, when he failed to retire the first six batters he faced, and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to wallop the Colorado Rockies 12-3.
The Colorado Rockies lineup Wednesday against Atlanta Braves right-hander Tim Hudson.
The Colorado Rockies lineup Sunday against Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Shaun Marcum.