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.
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After missing chances with runners in scoring position throughout the game, the Colorado Rockies put two big hits together in the bottom of the ninth inning with a game-tying double by Carlos Gonzalez and a three-run, walkoff home run by Jason Giambi.
Given an early lead, Jason Hammel finally pitched well and didn’t squander it as the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 and broke a five-game losing streak at Busch Stadium.
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 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.
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.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said it was hard to play after pitcher Juan Nicasio was hit on the right side of his head with a line drive in the second inning and carted off the field in a 5-3 loss to the Washington Nationals.
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.
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.
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.