SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer to back Julio Urías’ 17th win, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Saturday night to notch their 10th 100-win season in franchise history and fourth in six years.
BOSTON (AP) — Raimel Tapia hit an inside-the-park grand slam after a misplay by Boston center fielder Jarren Duran and the Toronto Blue Jays set a franchise record for runs in a game, rolling past the Red Sox 28-5 on Friday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — In this year's lightning-round version of spring training, just two weeks remain until Major League Baseball's opening day on April 7.
That's not much time to get hitters and pitchers ready for a 162-game regular season, especially since games started a week ago.
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays traded outfielder Randal Grichuk and just over $9.7 million to the Colorado Rockies on Thursday for outfielder Raimel Tapia and minor league infielder Adrian Pinto.
Los Angeles Dodgers (96-54, second in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (70-79, fourth in the NL West)
Denver; Tuesday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Julio Urias (18-3, 2.99 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 180 strikeouts) Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-9, 4.06 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 100 strikeouts)
Colorado Rockies (68-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (76-68, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Thursday, 12:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: German Marquez (12-10, 3.88 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 167 strikeouts) Braves: Ian Anderson (7-5, 3.61 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 107 strikeouts)
ATLANTA (AP) — Rockies reliever Tyler Kinley knew the wet conditions were going to make it tough to grip the ball. That didn't stop him and the Colorado bullpen from shutting down the Atlanta Braves.
Colorado Rockies (67-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (76-67, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-9, 4.11 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 93 strikeouts) Braves: Huascar Ynoa (4-5, 3.22 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)
ATLANTA (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are playing the role of spoilers as they face NL East contenders on the road. Brendan Rodgers likes the vibe.
“These are big games for us," Rodgers said. “We’re playing good ball right now after taking three of four from Philly.
Colorado Rockies (65-77, fourth in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (71-70, second in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 6:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (5-7, 4.69 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 87 strikeouts) Phillies: Zack Wheeler (12-9, 2.91 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 217 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered on the first pitch of Ryan Feltner's major league debut, and the Atlanta Braves added three more home runs in a 9-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Austin Riley, Adam Duvall and Travis d’Arnaud also went deep for the Braves.
DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon homered for the third straight game, Raimel Tapia had a go-ahead sacrifice fly and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A.J. Alexy won his major league debut pitching one-hit ball through five shutout innings while DJ Peters, Leody Taveras and Nick Solak homered in consecutive innings as the Texas Rangers hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Monday.
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit two home runs, including a three-run drive in Colorado’s nine-run fourth inning, and the Rockies routed the Miami Marlins 14-2 on Friday night.
Ryan McMahon, Charlie Blackmon and Elias Diaz also homered and the Rockies got another strong outing from Germán Márquez (10-8).
DENVER (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a three-run double to back a solid outing from Alec Mills and lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Mills (5-4) overcame a rocky start to pitch six innings for his first win since July 7.
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story snapped a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday night.
“Trevor’s been waiting for that moment,” Colorado manager Bud Black said.
DENVER (AP) — Willy Adames had four hits, including a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Germán Márquez allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, C.J. Cron ignited a five-run first with a grand slam and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Thursday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon homered, tripled and drove in four runs as the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early deficit to beat the skidding San Diego Padres 8-4 Tuesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Raimel Tapia hit two doubles, singled and scored twice, and the Colorado Rockies earned a rare road victory, beating the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Charlie Blackmon had two hits and an RBI for the Rockies, who are a major league-worst 5-23 on the road — compared to 20-14 at Coors field.
DENVER (AP) — Sometimes, Germán Márquez tends to work too fast. Other times, too slow.
In this game, his tempo was just right.
A more measured Márquez pitched six effective innings to help the Colorado Rockies avoid a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win over the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Joshua Fuentes homered to back a strong outing from Antonio Senzatela as the Colorado Rockies beat Texas 6-3 on Wednesday night, the Rangers’ 14th straight road loss.
Fuentes also doubled, singled and scored three runs to rally the Rockies to their third consecutive win.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller and the Pittsburgh bullpen finished off a pair of seven-inning shutouts, and the Pirates blanked the Colorado Rockies 4-0 to sweep a doubleheader Saturday.
After JT Brubaker excelled to win the opener 7-0 and end Pittsburgh's six-game losing streak, Keller was equally impressive.
DENVER (AP) —
Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Madison Bumgarner in a four-run sixth inning, left fielder Raimel Tapia made a dazzling catch to thwart a rally attempt and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 on Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — German Marquez scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings, Ryan McMahon homered twice and drove in three runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a tiebreaking double in the 12th and the Cincinnati Reds kept up their success in extra innings, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night.
Castellanos also homered and singled to help Cincinnati improve to 7-2 in extra-inning games this season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina drove in three runs in his return from the injured list, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 Saturday.
Goldschmidt also had three RBIs and Nolan Arenado hit another double against his former team...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado showed the Colorado Rockies some of what they've been missing.
Arenado doubled in his first at-bat against his former team and went 2 for 4 Friday night as the St...