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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. The teams will play Saturday and Sunday, with the Rockies needing to win both of those contests to grab the division crown. Both teams will be in the playoffs because the one that does not win the division will be the National League's wild-card...

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. Nobody...

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...

2009-09-27 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. Louis. The win helped Colorado stay 2 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta in the NL wild-card chase. Helton's RBI single snapped a 3-3 tie with one out in the bottom of the fifth. Winner Jorge De La Rosa (16-9) gave up three runs and four hits in five innings with three walks and eight strikeouts. Closer Huston Street earned his 34th save, despite giving...

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. Louis entered the night needing either a win over Colorado or a loss by the Chicago Cubs in San Francisco to clinch the National League Central title. Colorado increased its playoff chances, staying four games in front of Atlanta...

2009-09-24 23:17:58

RBI singles by Nick Hundley and Tony Gwynn completed a San Diego rally in the eighth inning Thursday and gave the Padres a 5-4 win over Colorado. The Rockies let an early 3-0 lead get away and fell six games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the National League West title. Colorado still leads both Atlanta and San Francisco by 3 1/2 games in the NL wild-card chase. Troy Tulowitzki staked Colorado to its early lead with a three-run homer in the first, but the Padres fought back to...

2009-09-19 23:26:22

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 three-run homer in Colorado's five-run ninth. Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo shots. Ryan Spilborghs had two hits and two RBI, while Ian Stewart and Yorvit Torrealba had one RBI...

2009-09-17 01:13:38

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...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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