Latest Colorado Rockies Stories

2009-10-04 11:57:28

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Joe Torre is trying not to be overly excited about guiding the franchise to its second straight National League West title. It happened late Saturday with a 5-0 win over the Colorado Rockies, giving the Dodgers back-to-back NL West titles for the first time since 1977-78. The Dodgers have won the division three of the last four seasons. It never gets old, Torre said about equaling Atlanta's Bobby Cox with a 14th straight playoff team. This is a huge step for the...

2009-10-03 01:40:55

Troy Tulowitzki's two-run homer gave Colorado a cushion Friday and the Rockies kept their division title hopes alive by downing the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3. Colorado moved within a game of the Dodgers in the race for the National League West pennant.

2009-10-02 12:32:28

The Colorado Rockies have advanced to baseball's post-season playoffs for the third time in club history and look to better their 2007 effort next week. Their unlikely wild-card berth occurred with a 9-2 rout of Milwaukee Thursday and followed an 18-28 start start to the season that led to the May 29 firing of Manager Clint Hurdle. The win over Milwaukee gave the Rockies a single-season franchise record 91 victories, making Hurdle's replacement, Jim Tracy, a likely Manager of the Year...

2009-10-01 19:36:24

Aaron Cook and Franklin Morales combined on a six-hitter Thursday, leading Colorado to a 9-2 decision over Milwaukee and a three-game sweep. The critical sweep helped the Rockies secure a postseason berth for the second time in three seasons, giving them a National League wild-card berth with three games left before the post-season. The key is getting in, starting pitcher Jason Marquis told the Denver Post.after he advanced to the playoffs a 10th straight season with three other teams.

2009-09-30 23:52:17

Brad Penny threw a complete game Wednesday and Eli Whiteside drove in three runs to carry the San Francisco Giants to a 4-1 decision over Arizona. Despite the win, the Giants were eliminated from playoff contention when the Colorado Rockies defeated Milwaukee earlier in the evening.

2009-09-30 23:11:44

Todd Helton hit a two-run homer to give Colorado the lead Wednesday and the Rockies moved to the brink of a playoff berth with a 10-6 win over Milwaukee. Colorado eliminated San Francisco from playoff contention and took a four-game lead over Atlanta in the National League wild-card race with four games remaining. A win by the Rockies or a loss by the Braves during the final four days of the season will give Colorado its second post-season berth in three years. Colorado is also still in the...

2009-09-29 23:56:52

Chris Iannetta's 11th-inning two-run homer Tuesday gave Colorado a 7-5 win over Milwaukee and extended the Rockies' lead over Atlanta in the NL wild-card chase. Iannetta hit the game-winner off David Weathers (4-6) with one out while pinch-hitting for reliever Matt Belisle (3-1). Todd Helton had two hits and two RBI for Colorado, which leads the Braves by three games in the wild-card standings.

2009-09-27 18:49:45

Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez had two hits and one RBI apiece Sunday, helping the Colorado Rockies to a critical 4-3 win over St.

2009-09-27 00:26:32

Adam Wainwright yielded three runs and 10 hits in eight innings Saturday, helping St. Louis to a 6-3 win over Colorado. It gave St.

2009-09-25 22:06:46

Yorvit Torrealba lifted a sacrifice fly to right in the ninth inning Friday that gave Colorado a 2-1 victory over St. Louis. In a battle of teams that could meet in the playoffs, the Rockies scored in the first and ninth innings to halt a two-game losing streak. St.

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