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Brad Hawpe homered and drove in two runs Tuesday to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals. Carlos Gonzalez and Clint Barmes also homered for the Rockies, who have won four of their last six games.
Persistent rain in Miami Saturday forced postponement of the scheduled game between the Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins. The game will be played Sunday as part of a doubleheader, the first game of which will begin at 1:35 p.m.
Joe Johnson took a no-hitter into the seventh Friday, and Florida survived a ninth-inning Colorado rally to defeat the Rockies 6-5. The Marlins remained within 4 1/2 games of division-leading Philadelphia in the National League East, but crept within two games of the Rockies for the top spot in the wild card race.
Ubaldo Jimenez allowed three hits and struck out six over eight innings Wednesday, helping the Colorado Rockies to an 8-0 blanking of Pittsburgh. Jimenez (10-9) threw 119 pitches, trimmed his ERA to 3.47 and helped the Rockies stay a game in front of San Francisco in the race for the National League
Yorvit Torrealba had two hits and three RBI Sunday to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 11-5 win over the Chicago Cubs. Torrealba's RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning gave Colorado a 6-3 lead and his two-run single made it 11-3 in the seventh. Todd Helton had three hits and two RBI, Carlos Gonzalez had three hits and one RBI, one run scored on a error, another came in on a wild pitch, and Seth Smith and Troy Tulowizki had one RBI each for the Rockies, who won twice in the three-game...
Kosuke Fukudome's seventh-inning solo homer Saturday led the Chicago Cubs to a 6-5 win over Colorado. He also knocked in a run with a fourth-inning double. Milton Bradley had two hits and one RBI. Ryan Theriot had three hits and one RBI, while Derek Lee and winner Ryan Dempster had one RBI each for
Paul Bako had two hits, including a solo home run, Thursday to help Philadelphia post a 3-1 win over Colorado. Bako's homer, his first this season, broke a 1-1 tie with no outs in the bottom of the fifth. Chase Utley and Shane Victorino had one RBI apiece, while Jimmy Rollins added three hits for the
Garrett Atkins had a two-run homer and four RBI Tuesday to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 8-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Chris Iannetta drove in two runs, and Ryan Spilborghs scored two for the Rockies. Winning pitcher Jason Hammel (6-6) gave up three runs and nine hits in 6 2/3 innings in the Rockies' fifth straight win. Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer for the Phillies, who have lost three straight and five of six. Losing pitcher Jamie Moyer (10-8) gave up six runs on six...
Ubaldo Jimenez limited Cincinnati to two runs and five hits in eight innings Saturday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Reds. In 111 pitches, Jimenez (8-9) did not walk a batter and fanned eight. Colorado's Seth Smith hit a solo fifth-inning homer, his only hit.
Chris Iannetta and Carlos Gonzalez hit homers on consecutive pitches in the eighth inning Friday, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati. The Reds, fast fading from contention in the National League Central, lost their fourth in a row. Colorado never trailed, but saw the Reds rally to tie it in the sixth on solo homers by Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips.
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