With a starting pitcher that allowed one run and a left fielder that threw out a runner at home to keep the game tied heading into the sixth inning, Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy had a rare opportunity to feel optimistic after another loss.
Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino spoke softly but it was very clear he took Sunday’s loss personally.
Madison Bumgarner hit a three-run homer on a night when he struggled on the mound and Brandon Belt drove in four runs, helping the San Francisco Giants hold on for a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies in rainy conditions Tuesday.
Drew Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a nine-hitter, Carlos Gonzalez and Jordan Pacheco hit homers and the Rockies shut out the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Tuesday night.
The Rockies couldn’t hit Kris Medlen, who threw almost nothing but strikes.
Clayton Richard pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Carlos Quentin homered and the surging San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Friday night.
Jordan Pacheco homered among his three hits as the banged-up Colorado Rockies slowed down Giancarlo Stanton and beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Sunday.
Jeff Francis allowed three runs and four hits over four innings Wednesday night in Colorado’s 6-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Bronson Arroyo pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Ryan Ludwick scored twice and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 Friday night for their eighth straight victory.
Jordan Pacheco drove in four runs, including the go-ahead score in the 12th inning, and Michael Cuddyer tied a career high with four hits as the Colorado Rockies outlasted the San Diego Padres 8-6 on Saturday night.