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Jason Hammel held Arizona to three runs and four hits Saturday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 10-4 win over the Diamondbacks. Hammel (9-8) threw 110 pitches with two walks and five strikeouts before relievers Rafael Betancourt and Franklin Morales completed the six-hitter. Jason Giambi hit a pinch-hit
Home runs by Brandon Allen and Ryan Roberts Friday helped rally Arizona to a 7-5 victory over Colorado. The Rockies built a 4-1 lead through three innings before faltering in the seventh game of a nine-game road trip.
Jorge De La Rosa allowed only three hits over eight innings Wednesday and Colorado survived a shaky ninth inning for a key 4-3 win over San Francisco. The Rockies salvaged the finale of a three-game series, ended a four-game losing streak and boosted their lead over the Giants to 3 1/2 games in the National League wild-card race. Colorado also remained five games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for the lead in the NL West. De La Rosa (15-9) has suffered only two losses since the All-Star Game...
Chase Headley knocked in two runs and Will Venable hit a solo homer Sunday in San Diego's 7-3 win over Colorado. Headley hit an RBI single and a sacrifice fly. Venable had two hits and his homer started the scoring with one out in the bottom of the second. Nick Hundley had two hits and one RBI. Edgar
Nick Hundley's bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning Saturday lifted San Diego to a 3-2 win over the Rockies, snapping Colorado's eight-game winning streak. The walk, the third by losing pitcher Franklin Morales (3-1), broke a 2-2 tie to end the game. Adrian Gonzalez had two hits and one RBI, and Chase
A three-run double by Yorvit Torrealba in the ninth inning kept alive Colorado's late-season surge Friday and lifted the Rockies to a 4-1 win over San Diego. Five San Diego pitchers had combined to hold Colorado scoreless on three hits over eight innings, but the Rockies rallied for four runs in the ninth to win their eighth straight game. The Rockies remained two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for the National League West lead and moved 5 1/2 games in front of San Francisco for the top...
Jason Marquis turned in a solid start and Eric Young hit a solo home run for Colorado in the Rockies' 3-1 win over Cincinnati Tuesday. Marquis (15-10) limited the Reds to one run on four hits and struck out seven in 7 1/3 innings to match his career high for wins and carry the Rockies to their seventh win in eight games. Young went 2-for-3 and scored two runs.
Ian Stewart hit a leadoff homer in the eighth Monday to give the Colorado Rockies a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Stewart's 23rd home run of the season helped the Rockies win their fourth straight and remain 3 1/2 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West, and two games ahead of the Giants in the NL wild-card chase. Todd Helton added a pair of RBI for the Rockies. Ubaldo Jimenez allowed three runs on six hits and three walks in six innings.
Seth Smith drove in five runs with two homers Sunday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 13-5 rout and a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Smith's 14th homer this season was a two-run shot in the bottom of the first and his 15th was a three-run blast in Colorado's six-run seventh. Yorvit Torrealba had two hits and three RBI.
Jose Contreras struck out five and gave up just one run in 6 2/3 innings in his Rockies debut Saturday as Colorado beat Arizona 4-1. Seth Smith went 3-for-4 and scored three times -- one of them when he blasted a shot over the right field fence to lead off the eighth inning.
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