The Colorado Rockies salvaged the final game of the season and avoided what would have been their first 90-loss season since 2005, beating the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, just the Rockies’ fifth win in 18 tries against the Giants in 2011.
The Houston Astros again shelled Colorado Rockies pitching, collecting 14 hits — including one each from their first six hitters of the game — en route to an 11-2 win and the Rockies’ ninth straight loss.
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.
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 gave up seven runs all with two outs to the San Diego Padres on Sunday, missing a chance to sweep a series on the road for the first time since April.
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.
To make room on the roster, for Huston Street and Matt Lindsrom, the Colorado Rockies optioned relievers Josh Roenicke and J.C. Romero to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Colorado Rockies relievers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom made their second rehab appearances at Triple-A Colorado Springs, each pitching an inning, while Ryan Spilborghs collected two more hits in his own rehab.
Ryan Spilborghs hit two home runs, including a two-run walkoff home run in the 10th inning of his third game on rehab with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Relievers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom also made rehab appearances, pitching an inning each.
Colorado Rockies relievers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom, both on the 15-day disabled list, will begin rehab assignments Monday at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Rockies placed closer Huston Street on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain and activated Jason Giambi.
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.