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.
The Colorado Rockies stumbled badly on the national stage and lost their 17th straight Sunday game, falling 6-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Colorado Rockies wasted a complete game by Jhoulys Chacin and lost 2-1 to the Cincinnati Reds to end up with a disappointing split of their four-game series.
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 made the most of just five hits off Cincinnati Reds starter Dontrelle Willis, who pitched his best game since 2007 but came up short as the Rockies took the second game of the series, 3-2.
The Colorado Rockies scored in five different innings, including multiple runs in four of the five, and took the third game of their four-game series with the Washington Nationals, 15-7.
Esmil Rogers, starting for the first time since April, pitched 5 2/3 solid innings and, backed by a mostly good night from the bullpen, helped the Colorado Rockies snap a four-game losing streak and take the first of four from the Washington Nationals, 6-3.
For a second straight game, the Colorado Rockies wasted a good outing from the starter, falling to the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings after start Jhoulys Chacin had allowed just one run in his 7 1/3.
Aaron Cook’s best start in more than a year helped the Colorado Rockies salvage the final game of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-1, and avoid dropping into fourth place in the National League West.
The Colorado Rockies handed the second game of their series to the Los Angeles Dodgers with a sloppy fourth inning that allowed all three of the Dodgers’ runs in their 3-2 win to score.
The Colorado Rockies dropped their 14th straight Sunday game and looked listless doing so, losing 7-0 to the Arizona Diamondbacks and falling a season-high 11 games behind.
Jason Hammel gave up five runs in the first inning, when he failed to retire the first six batters he faced, and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to wallop the Colorado Rockies 12-3.