Kyle Kendrick pitched seven sharp innings and also got two hits Monday as the Colorado Rockies trounced the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on opening day.
His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the Giants over the Rockies 4-2 in a game resumed after being suspended on May 22 because of rain.
The Colorado Rockies have activated third baseman Nolan Arenado from the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-hander Christian Friedrich to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Stephen Strasburg bounced back from his worst outing of the season with 7 2-3 strong innings, and Jayson Werth had two doubles and three RBIs in the Washington Nationals’ 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Walt Weiss can’t ever remember watching a bases clearing wild pitch. The Colorado Rockies manager hopes to never see anything like that happen to his team again.
The Colorado Rockies have lost right-handed pitchers Guillermo Moscoso, Zach Putnam and Josh Roenicke along with infielder Tommy Field, who were all claimed off outright waivers.
Johnny Cueto withstood a rough start to pitch effectively for six innings, Ryan Ludwick hit two home runs, and the Cincinnati Reds won their season-high ninth straight by beating the Colorado Rockies 9-7 on Saturday night.
Will Venable drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and Everth Cabrera had two hits and scored twice as the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Sunday.
Christian Friedrich got rattled again. This time, leadoff walks got him in trouble and the Colorado Rockies left-hander wasn’t able to work his way out of a jam in the fifth inning.