On the final Sunday of the season, the Colorado Rockies trampled the Houston Astros 19-3, reaching a season-high in runs, setting franchise records in hits and runs scored on the road and enjoying immensely a day that has brought them historic misery.
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 closed a terrible season series against the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks with a 5-3 loss, ending the season 5-13 in the matchups between the two teams. It was the Rockies’ worst showing against Arizona since 2008 when the Rockies went just 3-15.
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.
After blowing a four-run lead, the Colorado Rockies went ahead in the seventh but suffered another bitter loss when Matt Kemp hit a walk-off homer in the 11th inning against Jason Hammel to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 7-6 win.
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.
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.
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 added right-handed pitchers Kevin Millwood and Edgar Gonzalez to their roster. To make room, they optioned third baseman Ian Stewart to Triple-A Colorado Springs and placed reliever Matt Lindstrom on the 15-day disabled list.
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.
The Colorado Rockies will give right-handed pitcher Kevin Millwood a look to take over Juan Nicasio’s spot in the starting rotation. Millwood will join the team in Cincinnati, but the Rockies did not announce who will start Wednesday, which would have been the next scheduled turn in the rotation for Nicasio.