Outfielders Charlie Blackmon and Ryan Spilborghs, infielder Jonathan Herrera and pitchers Jorge De La Rosa and Juan Nicasio have been added to the Colorado Rockies 40-man roster, which now has 37 players.
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.
The Colorado Rockies have placed infielder Jonathan Herrera on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured right index finger. The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for right-handed reliever Jim Miller, who was recalled along with catcher Wilin Rosario and catcher/infielder Jordan Pacheco on Tuesday.
Jordan Pacheco, Chris Nelson and Jim Miller recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and Wilin Rosario and Drew Pomeranz promoted from Double-A Tulsa.
Kevin Millwood pitched seven scoreless innings and relievers Rex Brothers and Rafael Betancourt finished the shutout as the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak by taking the first of three against the San Diego Padres, 3-0.
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 won their fifth straight game, beating the Houston Astros 7-6 in 10 innings when Aneury Rodriguez, a former Rockies farmhand, threw a wild pitch, enabling Troy Tulowitzki to score the winning run.
The Colorado Rockies blew three leads but won their fourth straight game, beating the Houston Astros 8-6 when Jonathan Herrera, of all people, hit a two-run homer in the seventh
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.
Infielder Jose Lopez, whom the Colorado Rockies released earlier this season, will be at Coors Field today with the Florida after beginning his second tour this season with the Marlins on Sunday.
In 12 games in June with the Marlins, Lopez, 27, hit .107 (3-for-28) with one double. Lopez then played 32 games at Triple-A New Orleans where he hit .400 (50-for-125) with nine homers and 30 RBI along with a .430 on-base percentage and a .688 slugging percentage.
The Marlins, who have lost nine of their past 10 games, did …
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.