The Colorado Rockies saw their lead in the wild-card standings fall to 2 1/2 games as they were outhit and outpitched for the second consecutive game by the San Francisco Giants.
Jason Marquis lost for just the second time during the day this season as the New York Mets kept the Colorado Rockies from a series sweep.
The Colorado Rockies’ run of come-from-behind wins ended at four as Josh Fogg struggled in his first start with the team in nearly two years.
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Reliever Herges added to roster, Fogg and Eaton will work Wednesday when Cook’s turn next arises
Aaron Cook left the Colorado Rockies’ 6-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday with a sore shoulder after facing one batter in the fourth inning. Reliever Matt Herges, who was signed to a minor-league contract earlier this summer, will take Cook’s place on the roster.
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LHP Greg Smith was scratched from his Sunday start because of the flu, and wasn’t ready to return to the mound Tuesday.