Stephen Strasburg struck out nine over seven innings, Ian Desmond homered in the seventh to help give the righty his first win in June and the Washington Nationals beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Friday night.
When Michael Cuddyer thinks back to missing the final two months last season, a minimum 15-day stint on the disabled list hardly seemed like a long layoff.
Wilin Rosario drove in Carlos Gonzalez with a one-out single in the 10th inning to lift Colorado past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Tuesday night after the Rockies squandered a late four-run lead.
Jeff Francis injured his groin and won’t play this weekend for the Rockies, and the team gave D.J. LeMahieu a promotion.
Juan Nicasio pitched out of trouble in much of his five-inning outing, allowing only Mike Moustakas’ home run and leading the Colorado Rockies to a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.
Jeff Francis earned his first victory in more than a month and the Colorado Rockies used two unearned runs to beat Ian Kennedy and the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Wednesday night to conclude disappointing seasons for both teams.
DJ LeMahieu had a career-best four hits, Jeff Francis pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Monday night.
Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer during a five-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Sunday.
Buster Posey hit a home run and drove in two runs to back Matt Cain’s seven solid innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 Saturday.
Infielder Jonathan Herrera has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies with a strained right hamstring, and infielder D.J. LeMahieu was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs.