The Colorado Rockies, who closed out their road trip 1-5, were no-hit by San Francisco Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong for five innings before Chris Iannetta led off the sixth inning with a single to center.
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Ian Stewart, who is 1-for-12 with three walks and five strikeouts since returning to the majors, swaps places with catcher Chris Iannetta in the lineup for Sunday’s series finale with the San Francisco Giants.
The Colorado Rockies had their chances in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, but despite a good night from Carlos Gonzalez and plenty of traffic on the bases couldn’t do what the Diamondbacks did: put together a rally.
Ian Stewart has rejoined the Colorado Rockies but will not be in the starting lineup vs. Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Joe Saunders.
According to the Colorado Rockies Twitter feed, manager Jim Tracy has said that Esmil Rogers will be available in the bullpen for the Pittsburgh Pirates series.
The Colorado Rockies stacked right-handed hitters against Chicago Cubs left-hander James Russell on Tuesday, but it was one of two left-handed hitters in the lineup, Todd Helton, who provided most of the offense behind a sharp Jorge De La Rosa in a 4-3 win.
Carlos Gonzalez, who is 0-for-21 in his six games, will get a night off against as the Colorado Rockies go with a righty-heavy lineup against Chicago Cubs left-hander James Russell on Tuesday.
The Colorado Rockies leave the warmth of south Florida for cooler weather in Chicago, where the forecast calls for temperatures in the 50s with a chance of rain each day of the Rockies’ three-game series with the Cubs.
The Colorado Rockies managed to do in the series finale against the San Francisco Giants what they were unable to do in the first two games: escape the top of the first inning still in the ballgame and string together hits against a Giants starter.
Seth Smith, who drove in the Colorado Rockies’ first run Tuesday night with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly , returns the Rockies lineup after sitting most of the past two games with a groin injury.
For those who don’t watch the postgame interview with Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy, he made reference after Tuesday’s game to Ubaldo Jimenez making his next start Sunday against the Florida Marlins and Josh Johnson.
For the first time in the 2011 season, the Colorado Rockies will face an opponent that had a winning record in 2010 when they welcome the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The Rockies will get their ace Ubaldo Jimenez back just in time.