Jeff Samardzija hit a two-run home run and pitched eight strong innings for his first win since opening day and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Juan Nicasio got off to a rough start that the Colorado Rockies couldn’t recover from.
Jorge De La Rosa pitched six scoreless innings in a steady rain and Carlos Gonzales hit his seventh homer in the Colorado Rockies’ 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning and Kelly Johnson later added a two-run homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies got enough runs off Josh Beckett to overcome another mediocre start by Juan Nicasio and salvage the final game of a sub-.500 road trip.
Wilin Rosario scored from second on Yorvit Torrealba’s single to left and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 in 12 innings on Wednesday.
When Juan Nicasio walked the first two batters in the sixth inning, what appeared to be a safe lead quickly disappeared for the Colorado Rockies.
Josh Rutledge will be a valuable asset for the Rockies this year, and maybe even a star somewhere down the line.
Turns out, the Colorado Rockies don’t need to be a mile high to light up a scoreboard.
Starlin Castro returned from a hamstring injury that had sidelined him since Feb. 27, getting a single and a walked Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs’ 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies.