Seth Smith homered against his former team early, Carlos Quentin added a two-run, pinch-hit home run, and the San Diego Padres hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Saturday night.
The rush-hour traffic snarl outside Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday afternoon was probably the last thing that the Rockies wanted to see upon leaving the ballpark.
Carlos Gonzalez had five of Colorado’s season-high 21 hits and Nolan Arenado made several slick plays at third base on a night he extended his hitting streak to 26 games as the Rockies routed the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Tuesday night.
A different team and a new season has made all the difference for Jordan Lyles.
Carlos Gonzalez homered before leaving with a finger injury, Juan Nicasio pitched seven scoreless innings and drove in three runs, and the Rockies beat the Mets 7-4 on Thursday night.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left Thursday night’s game against the New York Mets in the fourth inning because of a bruised left index finger, the team said.
Miguel Montero hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning after Martin Prado hit a two-run single in the ninth, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks end a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Colorado Rockies Wednesday night.
Troy Tulowitzki homered, had two doubles and drove in three runs to lead the big-hitting Colorado Rockies to an 8-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night.
Nolan Arenado is known for his hit-robbing glove at the hot corner. And while that’s a nice reputation, the Colorado Rockies third baseman wants to be regarded as more of an all-around player.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer will go on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.