For the second straight night, long balls put the Colorado Rockies in an early hole. They couldn’t quite overcome mistakes by Franklin Morales with a three-run, ninth-inning rally falling just short in a 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Nolan Arenado homered, Franklin Morales pitched six solid innings for his first win in two months, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Sunday.
Drew Stubbs’ tiebreaking RBI single in the 12th inning squirted through a gap in San Diego’s desperation defensive alignment, lifting the Colorado Rockies past the Padres, 7-6, on Saturday night.
Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night.
Justin Verlander equaled his longest outing of the season, pitching eight solid innings to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday.
Adam LaRoche homered, Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and Ian Desmond added two doubles and three RBIs as the Washington Nationals welcomed back Bryce Harper with a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Brandon Barnes hit a winning triple off the center-field wall in the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 Saturday.
If this bad stretch wasn’t bad enough, the Colorado Rockies could be losing one of their top players.
Evan Gattis homered twice to support Julio Teheran’s six scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Sunday.