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2009-07-28 21:21:07

Mike Pelfrey pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings Tuesday in the New York Mets' 4-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Pelfrey (8-6) scattered seven hits and three walks to start off the Mets' fourth straight win. Pedro Feliciano pitched 1 2/3 perfect innings and Sean Green preserved the shutout with a scoreless ninth. David Murphy was 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI. Colorado's Jason Marquis (12-7) three runs on seven hits in six innings. Todd Helton and Troy Tulowitzki each had...

2009-07-27 22:09:17

Fernando Tatis had a pinch-hit grand slam to snap an eighth inning tie Monday and propel the New York Mets to a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. Jeff Francoeur added a solo homer for the Mets, who have scored 29 runs in their last four games. Luis Castillo and David Wright each had two hits and two runs scored for the Mets. New York starter Oliver Perez allowed three runs and five hits over five innings. Pedro Feliciano (3-3) struck out two batters in the eighth inning to earn the victory....

2009-07-25 22:57:59

Jorge De La Rosa went a strong 7 1/3 innings Saturday and Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer in the Colorado Rockies' 8-2 win over San Francisco. De La Rosa (8-7) allowed two runs on seven hits with no walks and seven strikeouts to record his sixth straight victory and improve to 8-1 in his last nine decisions. Tulowitzki, who also stroked a two-run double, finished with a career-best five RBI and Chris Iannetta had a double and two RBI for the Rockies, who won for the second time in their...

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2009-07-24 15:02:08

The St. Louis Cardinals Friday made the first big move before the July 31 trading deadline by making a deal with Oakland for left fielder Matt Holliday. In return, the Athletics got Cardinal's third baseman Brett Wallace, Triple-A right hander Clayton Mortensen and Double-A outfielder Shane Peterson. The Athletics also will give St. Louis $1.5 million to help offset the remaining cost of Holliday's $13.5 million contract. Holliday is the second marquee player to join the Cardinals in the past...

2009-07-22 17:22:57

Todd Helton's third hit Wednesday, a solo homer, boosted Colorado to a 4-3 win over Arizona. The homer, his 11th this season, broke a 3-3 tie with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning. He also hit an RBI double. Yorvit Torrealba and Garrett Atkins had one RBI each for the Rockies, who finished with only six hits but captured their second victory in the three-game series. The winner was reliever Juan Rincon (2-1). Closer Huston Street recorded his 24th save. Starter Ubaldo Jimenez...

2009-07-21 23:49:59

Miguel Montero's two-run homer in the top of the eighth provided the decisive runs in Arizona's 6-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies Tuesday. Montero broke a 4-4 tie with a shot to deep center field off Juan Rincon (2-1) after Mark Reynolds had singled. The Rockies struck back with a run in the bottom of the eighth on a two-out pinch-hit triple by Ryan Spilborghs, but Chad Qualls came in from the bullpen to record the final out. Juan Gutierrez (2-2) pitched a scoreless seventh for the win,...

2009-07-20 23:55:34

Jorge De La Rosa held Arizona to one run over seven innings and drove in two runs Monday to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 10-6. De La Rosa (7-7) got the win after giving up just four hits and striking out six. Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer, Chris Iannetta hit a solo shot and Seth Smith and Troy Tulowitzki each had two RBI for the Rockies, who won their second straight game and their fifth out of six. Doug Davis (4-10) took the loss, allowing eight runs on six hits with...

2009-07-19 18:36:39

Colorado's Jason Marquis became major league baseball's first 12-game winner of the season Sunday in a 6-1 Rockies win over the San Diego Padres. Marquis (12-6) worked eight innings, allowing a run and five hits. He also drove in two runs with a double. Brad Hawpe and Ian Stewart each belted a solo home run for Colorado, which has won eight of its last 11 contests. Kevin Kouzmanoff produced a sacrifice fly to score a run in San Diego's 13th loss in 16 games this month. Loser Mat Latos (0-1)...

2009-07-18 00:15:02

Clint Barmes homered as the second batter of the game Friday and the Colorado Rockies limited San Diego to three hits in downing the Padres 5-3. All three San Diego hits came off Ubaldo Jimenez (7-9), who struck out 10 over seven innings. Franklin Morales and Huston Street combined to work two perfect innings, with Street earning his 23rd save. Josh Geer (1-5) started for San Diego and retired leadoff man Dexter Fowler in the first on a failed bunt attempt. Barmes then put Colorado in front...

2009-07-17 00:28:08

Homers by Clint Barmes and Seth Smith accounted for five runs Thursday and Aaron Cook struck out eight to give the Colorado Rockies a 10-1 win over San Diego. The Rockies won their second straight and moved within 1 ½ games of idle San Francisco for the lead in the National League wild-card chase. Cook (9-3) lasted six innings and allowed eight hits, but he gave up only a first-inning run. Cook also drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning that brought the Rockies...


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