Despite another last-place finish, the Colorado Rockies liked what manager Walt Weiss did with a banged-up team in his rookie season as manager and rewarded him with a three-year contract on Tuesday.
Brian Roberts and Manny Machado both hit two-run doubles during a seven-run third inning fueled by Colorado miscues, and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Rockies 8-4 Saturday night to end a four-game losing streak.
Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight solid innings and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, leading the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres, 14-2 on a rainy Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado couldn’t believe he booted a routine grounder that could’ve helped the Colorado Rockies hold a four-run lead in the third inning.
Troy Tulowitzki homered early, then doubled to start a two-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.
Jhoulys Chacin was on a five-game winning streak for the Colorado Rockies and seemed primed to add to the San Diego Padres’ 10-game losing streak.
The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise on his right hand.
Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielders Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler suffered injuries and two balks by Wilton Lopez opened the door for the Washington in the Nationals’ 5-4 win over Colorado on Thursday.
Ross Ohlendorf pitched six strong innings in his Washington debut, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 Wednesday night.
Dexter Fowler’s single with two outs in the 10th inning scored DJ LeMahieu from third base and the Colorado Rockies rallied for an 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.