The Colorado Rockies announced they and first baseman Jason Giambi have exercised their mutual option on his contract for the 2012 season, but the Rockies have declined their side of Aaron Cook’s mutual option.
Kevin Millwood finally faltered and the Colorado Rockies were held to one hit in an 8-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. It was the Rockies fifth straight defeat and assured them of a losing record at Coors Field this season.
Kevin Millwood gave the Colorado Rockies another good start, and Carlos Gonzalez and Wilin Rosario homered in a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, the Rockies’ first win in five games at Miller Park this season.
The Colorado Rockies outlasted the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, 12-7, in game that included a combined nine home runs — five by the Reds and four by the Rockies, including the first major-league home run for Jordan Pacheco.
The Colorado Rockies gave up seven runs all with two outs to the San Diego Padres on Sunday, missing a chance to sweep a series on the road for the first time since April.
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 made the most of just three hits en route to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, snapping a 17-game losing streak on Sundays that stretched back to April 17.
The Colorado Rockies and, again, Jason Giambi in particular made a ninth-inning charge, but Jhoulys Chacin lasted a season-low four innings in a 6-5 loss to the Florida Marlins.
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.
The Colorado Rockies placed closer Huston Street on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain and activated Jason Giambi.
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.
Jason Giambi helped the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to a 7-5 win by going 3-for-3 with three RBI in his latest rehab appearance at Triple-A.