The Colorado Rockies went quietly Tuesday in their second to last game of the season, a 7-0 shutout by the San Francisco Giants, who have won 13 of 17 games against the Rockies in 2011.
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.
Colorado Rockies pitchers Esmil Rogers and Greg Reynolds allowed six home runs to the San Francisco Giants, including four in an eight-run fourth inning, en route to an 12-5 loss Sunday, completing a four-game sweep by the Giants.
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.
A five-run sixth inning for the Arizona Diamondbacks buried the Colorado Rockies, whose late rally fell short in a 10-7 loss.
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.
Esmil Rogers was nearly untouchable for six innings, but everything fell apart for him and the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning as the Rockies dropped the first of a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-1.
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 stumbled badly on the national stage and lost their 17th straight Sunday game, falling 6-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals.
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.
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.
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.