With Todd Helton’s time as a Colorado Rockies nearing its the end, the Coors Field faithful showed their appreciation in his last Sunday home finale.
Todd Helton will retire at the end of the season after spending 17 years with the Colorado Rockies and setting franchise records in nearly every offensive category.
Corey Dickerson took a pitch from reliever Will Harris that skipped about 3 feet in front of the plate and laced it into right field for a double, starting a five-run burst in the seventh inning and the Rockies went on to beat the Diamondbacks 7-5.
Patrick Corbin gave up three hits in eight innings to finally get his 10th victory and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Colorado 6-1 Sunday for their fifth straight win and a dominant three-game sweep of the Rockies.
Colorado Rockies starter Roy Oswalt left Sunday’s game against Arizona with a strained left hamstring with two outs in the second inning.
Colorado left-hander Drew Pomeranz worked himself back to the majors, believing he had straightened himself and his mechanics out.
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood is enjoying a pretty good season so far, posting a 4-1 record and an earned run average of just over 2.
Jorge De La Rosa continued his solid start to the season but the effort was not quite strong enough as Paul Goldschmidt’s two-run, fourth inning homer off was the game-changer in the Diamondbacks 3-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.
Didi Gregorius hit his second major league home run and singled to start a two-run rally in the ninth inning that led the Arizona Diamondbacks over Colorado 5-4 Sunday and stopped the Rockies’ eight-game winning streak.
Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin was scheduled to undergo an MRI to try to determine the severity of a back injury that brought an abrupt end to an impressive outing Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks.