Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer in the second and added the go-ahead single in the eighth inning to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Saturday.
Last Wednesday Charlie Blackmon had the second-best batting average in baseball. He’s fallen off a bit since CBS4′s Vic Lombardi interviewed him then, but he’s batting .319 — and he still has a killer beard.
Evan Gattis homered twice to support Julio Teheran’s six scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Sunday.
Jorge De La Rosa carried a no-hitter through six innings and pitched seven scoreless innings, as the Colorado Rockies withstood a late rally to beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Friday night.
The Rockies are fun again, and you’d better bet CBSDenver.com’s Brett Heinzerling will be watching them this summer.
Despite seeing their offense stymied in a 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, the Colorado Rockies feel as if they did more than just survive a grueling schedule to start the season.
Alfredo Simon gave up home runs to Charlie Blackmon and Corey Dickerson to start the game, and the Cincinnati Reds never got any closer.
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.
Charlie Blackmon homered among his three hits, Jorge De La Rosa pitched effectively for six innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets 10-3 Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Josh Rutledge hit a three-run homer and Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings, leading the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Sunday.