ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers will sign second baseman Mark Ellis to a two-year deal worth a little less than $4.5 million a year. Ellis is a Type B free agent, and the Colorado Rockies, who acquired Ellis in a trade last season, will received a supplemental round pick if he signs with the Dodgers.
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.
Jhoulys Chacin pitched well in his final start of the season, but the Colorado Rockies lost 3-1 to the San Francisco Giants, who have won six straight games and 12 of 16 this season from the Rockies.
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.
There was a Troy Tulowitzki sighting but not much else for the Colorado Rockies, who squandered a good outing by Jhoulys Chacin, came up short in the ninth inning and lost 2-1 to the San Diego Padres.
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.
A rough eighth inning for Huston Street let a 3-2 Colorado Rockies lead slip away in the second major league start for Drew Pomeranz and led to an eventual 6-5 win Saturday for the San Francisco Giants.
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.
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.
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 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.
A five-run sixth inning for the Arizona Diamondbacks buried the Colorado Rockies, whose late rally fell short in a 10-7 loss.