Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
Roenis Elias impressed again in his improbable quest for a spot in Seattle’s rotation, throwing 5 1-3 strong innings for the Mariners in a 4-3 loss Saturday to the Colorado Rockies in a game between split squads.
Eric Hinske feels right at home in Arizona, and the transition to playing for the Diamondbacks has been pretty comfortable as well.
Angel Pagan homered and had four hits to back a solid outing by Madison Bumgarner that sent the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 11-6 Saturday night.
After a whirlwind 2011 season, Colorado Rockies left-hander Drew Pomeranz hopes to pitch more like his old self in 2012.
The Colorado Rockies have traded right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to the Cleveland Indians.