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2009-07-12 19:06:15

Brad Hawpe's RBI double in the ninth inning Sunday gave the Colorado Rockies an 8-7 win over the Atlanta Braves. Hawpe, who also homered in the Rockies' fifth win in seven games, hit a shot into the right-field gap that scored Seth Smith from first base. Smith and Troy Tulowitzki also hit home runs for Colorado. Huston Street (3-1) pitched a perfect ninth inning and earned the win. Brooks Conrad homered, singled and tripled for Atlanta, driving in three runs. Luis Valdez (0-1) took the loss...

2009-07-12 19:06:15

Brad Hawpe's RBI double in the ninth inning Sunday gave the Colorado Rockies an 8-7 win over the Atlanta Braves. Hawpe, who also homered in the Rockies' fifth win in seven games, hit a shot into the right-field gap that scored Seth Smith from first base. Smith and Troy Tulowitzki also hit home runs for Colorado. Huston Street (3-1) pitched a perfect ninth inning and earned the win. Brooks Conrad homered, singled and tripled for Atlanta, driving in three runs. Luis Valdez (0-1) took the loss...

2009-07-09 23:10:19

Garrett Atkins delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth Thursday to give Colorado a 7-6 win over Atlanta -- the Rockies' fourth straight victory. The Rockies came from behind on three separate occasions and tied it at 5-5 on an RBI double by Clint Barmes in the seventh. Mike Gonzalez came on in the eighth as Atlanta's fifth pitcher and issued a one-out walk to Ian Stewart. Gonzalez hit Chris Iannetta with a pitch and then got Carlos Gonzalez to pop up for the second out of the...

2009-07-08 18:52:50

Ryan Spilborghs hit a game-breaking three-run triple Wednesday, leading Colorado's 10-4 rout of Washington to cap a three-game sweep. His only hit doubled Colorado's lead to 6-0 with no outs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Troy Tulowitzki had three hits -- one a two-run sixth-inning homer. Carlos Gonzalez had three hits and one RBI. Dexter Fowler and Todd Helton had two hits and one RBI each, while two others had one RBI for the Rockies, who have won six straight over Washington and seven...

2009-07-06 22:40:09

Jason Marquis pitched eight scoreless innings and got his MLB-leading 11th win Monday when the Colorado Rockies beat Washington 1-0. Marquis (11-5) gave up seven hits and walked two. He has not allowed a run in his last 17 innings. Huston Street earned his 20th save of the year. Todd Helton drove in the lone run of the game in the first inning when Clint Barmes scored from first on Helton's double. Barmes was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Craig Stammen (1-4) gave up the run on five...

2009-07-05 19:10:37

Felipe Lopez hit a seventh-inning RBI single Sunday, boosting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 win over Colorado. Lopez's only hit in the game snapped a 3-3 tie with two outs in the top of the seventh and brought Arizona all the way back from a 3-0 deficit. Mark Reynolds hit a three-run sixth-inning homer for the Diamondbacks, who have won only three of their last 11 contests. Winner Dan Haren (8-5) surrendered three runs -- one earned -- and seven hits in six innings with no walks and six...

2009-07-03 22:41:55

Jorge De La Rosa threw eight shutout innings Friday and the Colorado Rockies opened a 10-game homestand with a 5-0 blanking of Arizona. The Diamondbacks, who committed three errors and had only four hits, have lost eight of their last nine. De La Rosa (5-7) won his third straight start. He allowed all four Arizona hits, struck out six and walked four. Joel Peralta and Huston Street finished off the shutout by combining for a perfect ninth. Ian Stewart put the Rockies in front with a solo...

2009-07-01 19:42:07

Rafael Furcal's pinch-hit single in the eighth inning Wednesday sent pinch-runner Russell Martin racing home for a 1-0 LA Dodgers win over the Colorado Rockies. Furcal, batting for reliever and winner Ramon Troncoso (2-0), knocked in Martin from second base with one out. Brad Ausmus had two of the six hits for the Dodgers, who rose to 10-2 against the Rockies this season. Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw surrendered one hit and five walks in five scoreless innings with five strikeouts....

2009-07-01 01:13:09

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. Marquis pounded the strike zone with his fastball and had command with everything he threw. Marquis surrendered a single to James Loney in the second inning and then set down...

2009-06-30 06:30:02

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. Ethier fell behind 1-2 in the count to Colorado reliever Joel Peralta but then delivered a hit that just cleared the wall in the right field to end the game. Those hits were two of three hits allowed by Peralta (0-1) in just...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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