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Jason Marquis pitched a two-hit shutout Tuesday to carry the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0. Marquis (10-5) struck out three batters and walked none in an 86-pitch gem that made him the first 10-game winner in the National League this season. That was something special, said Rockies Manager Jim Tracy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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