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2009-06-30 06:30:02

Andre Ethier's two-run home run in the 13th inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-2 victory Monday over the Colorado Rockies. It was the fourth time this season Ethier won a game in the Dodgers' final at bat. Casey Blake led off the Los Angeles 13th with a single.

2009-06-28 19:08:25

Aaron Cook scattered nine hits and allowed one run in eight innings Sunday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 3-1 inter-league victory over Oakland. Sunday's win completed a three-game sweep and made Colorado 20-3 in its last 23 contests. Cook (8-3) was charged with the run after Kurt Suzuki led off the ninth with a single and then scored on Ryan Sweeney's RBI single off closer Huston Street.

2009-06-28 01:05:09

Brad Hawpe hit a home run in the first inning, one of four Colorado homers, as the Colorado Rockies beat Oakland 11-9 Saturday in an inter-league contest. Ian Stewart, Clint Barmes and Seth Smith each had solo homers for the Rockies, who have won 19 of their last 22 games. Jorge De La Rosa (4-7) got the win after going six innings and giving up two runs on five hits.

2009-06-27 00:03:14

Todd Helton and Garrett Atkins drove in two runs each Friday and the Colorado Rockies resumed their recent surge with a 4-2 inter-league victory over Oakland. The Rockies ended a two-game losing streak that came after they had won 17 out of 18.

2009-06-24 00:53:24

Bobby Abreu's two-run, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning rallied the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 home win over the Colorado Rockies. Abreu drove a base hit to right field to saddle Ubaldo Martinez (6-7) with the inter-league loss and snap Colorado's nine-game road victory streak. Martinez, who gave up four runs on seven hits in seven-plus innings, had been solid until the eighth.

2009-06-21 20:06:57

Clint Barmes had two hits and two RBI Sunday, boosting Colorado to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates for a three-game sweep for the Rockies. Barmes also scored twice and increased his batting average to .337. One of his hits was a fourth-inning solo homer. Dexter Fowler had two hits and one RBI.

2009-06-20 23:48:10

Todd Helton's second hit Saturday, a two-run ninth-inning homer, rallied the Colorado Rockies to a 9-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Rockies trailed 7-4 heading into the bottom of the eighth. Ian Stewart had three hits -- one a two-run sixth inning homer -- and three RBI.

2009-06-19 23:45:23

Brad Hawpe's two-run homer keyed a three-run fifth inning Friday and Colorado stayed hot by disposing of Pittsburgh 7-3. Colorado has lost just once in its last 15 games and has a 16-5 record since Jim Tracy replaced Clint Hurdle as manager May 29.

2009-06-18 18:06:48

Clint Barmes hit a key two-run homer Thursday to help the Colorado Rockies capture a 4-3 inter-league victory against the Tampa Bay Rays. Barmes had two hits and the two-run homer gave Colorado a 2-1 lead with two outs in the bottom of the third.

2009-06-17 22:43:54

Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer to highlight a four-run second inning Wednesday, boosting Colorado to a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay. The Rays halted Colorado's franchise-record, 11-game winning streak Tuesday and the Rockies ended Tampa Bay's run of six consecutive wins Wednesday. Aaron Cook (6-3) took advantage of the early outburst to get the inter-league victory.

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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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