Juan Nicasio

Fans point their cell phone cameras towards home plate as Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies attempts to reach 2,500 career hits in the second inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on August 31, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies beat the Reds 9-6. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Helton Hitless In Rockies Loss

Brandon Phillips tripled, homered and doubled in his first three at-bats, Greg Reynolds beat his former team for his first major league win in two years, and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Saturday night.


Juan Nicasio #12 of the Colorado Rockies delivers a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a game at Coors Field on August 26, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Nicasio’s Gem Helps Rockies Rip Giants

Todd Helton homered to move within three hits of 2,500, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Monday night.


Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates with Michael Cuddyer #3 after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 16, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Rockies Hit 4 HRs In 6-3 Win Over Orioles

Colorado hit four home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot by Wilin Rosario in the seventh inning, and the Rockies beat the Orioles 6-3 Friday night to extend Baltimore’s losing streak to four games.


Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies and Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies celebrate their 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Coors Field on August 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Rally In 6th To Top Pirates, 6-4

The Rockies put together a two-out rally in the sixth inning against Burnett, scoring five times, and Colorado overtook the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 Saturday night.


PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 04: Manger Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies aregues with second base umpire Phil Cuzzi in the third inning during the game on August 4, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Burnett Goes Distance, Pirates Beat Rockies

A.J. Burnett scattered eight hits and Russell Martin provided some rare run support for the right-hander with a three-run homer that led the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Colorado Rockies 5-1 Sunday.


Justin Upton #8 of the Atlanta Braves scores a fourth inning run against Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field on July 30, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

More Big-Inning Blues, Rockies Fall 11-3 To Braves

Juan Nicasio hoped he had put his troubles behind him after three solid turns in Colorado’s rotation.


Juan Nicasio #12 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 30, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Stay Hot At Home, Beat Rockies 11-3

Freddie Freeman hit two home runs, Brian McCann added a three-run shot and the Atlanta Braves won their fifth straight game with an 11-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.


Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies slides past catcher A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to score a run in the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rockies Beat Dodgers 3-0 To End LA’s Win Streak

Fresh from the minors, Juan Nicasio focused on being efficient with his pitches and throwing strikes.


Walt Weiss of the Colorado Rockies removes Juan Nicasio in the 3rd inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 25, 2013.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pedroia Has 4 RBIs, Red Sox Beat Rockies 11-4

Dustin Pedroia drove in four runs and had three of Boston’s season-high 20 hits, and Ryan Dempster took advantage of an early cushion that kept getting bigger for the Red Sox in their 11-4 victory over the Rockies.


TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 19: Jordan Pacheco #15 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after striking out to end the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 19, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Rockies Swept In Toronto

Adam Lind hit a three-run home run, Mark Buehrle won his second straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays earned their eighth consecutive victory Wednesday, beating the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep.