Todd Helton’s worst season of his career is over. The Colorado Rockies said their first baseman and clubhouse leader will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday to repair a torn labrum in his right hip.
Colorado Rockies infielder Chris Nelson is remaining hospitalized for observation after undergoing treatment for an irregular heartbeat.
Todd Helton hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies cooled off Stephen Strasburg with a 4-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
Tyler Colvin and Chris Nelson had consecutive two-out, two-run singles in an early outburst for Colorado, and the Rockies held on for a 11-7 victory Saturday that ended the Texas Rangers’ seven-game winning streak.
Chris Nelson hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning and Wilin Rosario added a two-run shot in the ninth Thursday night to help the Colorado Rockies snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia Phillies.
Troy Tulowitzki had three hits, Chris Nelson a two-run double and starter Juan Nicasio hit 97 mph on the radar gun for Colorado.
Chris Nelson walked with the bases loaded in the 13th inning and the Colorado Rockies snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Chris Nelson hit his first major league home run during a six-run second inning and Carlos Gonzalez homered and doubled to drive in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Detroit Tigers 13-6 Friday night.