Nolan Arenado

DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies is caught attempting to steal second base in the ninth inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 19, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 5-4. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Rockies Fall To Phillies 5-4

John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz each homered to lead Philadelphia past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Monday night, giving the Phillies and interim manager Ryne Sandberg two straight wins for the first time since the All-Star break.


DENVER, CO - AUGUST 13: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies hits an RBI single as catcher Nick Hundley #4 of the San Diego Padres looks on during the first inning at Coors Field on August 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

San Diego Halts Rockies Win Streak

Jeff Manship impressed in his Colorado Rockies debut on the road last week. His first time on the mound at Coors Field was a different story.


Jhoulys Chacin #45 and manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies have a talk between innings as rain falls during a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on August 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. A rain delay was called in the eighth inning with the Rockies leading 8-1. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Chacin Leads Rockies Over Padres, 14-2

Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight solid innings and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, leading the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres, 14-2 on a rainy Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.


Nolan Arenado #28 and Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies celebrate their victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Coors Field on August 11, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Arenado had the game winning hit as the Rockies defeated the Pirates 3-2 and swept the three game series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Arenado, Rockies Sweep NL Central-Leading Pirates

Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Pittsburgh 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Pirates.


Wilin Rosario of the Colorado Rockies celebrates his two run home run off of starting pitcher Francisco Liriano of the Pittsburgh Pirates to give the Rockies a 7-1 lead in the second inning at Coors Field on August 9, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rosario’s 4 RBIs Help Rockies End Skid

DENVER (AP) — Wilin Rosario doubled and homered to drive in four runs, leading a Rockies offense that batted around in the first and second innings, and Colorado snapped a five-game losing streak by beating […]


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.


Dan Uggla of the Atlanta Braves is mobbed by teammates after scoring the game-winning run in the 10th inning against the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field on July 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rockies Blow 2 Leads, Lose In 10 Innings To Braves

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado couldn’t believe he booted a routine grounder that could’ve helped the Colorado Rockies hold a four-run lead in the third inning.


Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood #32 of the Colorado Rockies works against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field on July 26, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Chatwood earned the win and had 2 RBI's in the game as the Rockies defeated the Brewers 8-3.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Chatwood Leads Rockies To 8-3 Win Over Brewers

Tyler Chatwood pitched seven strong innings and hit a two-run double to help the Rockies break out offensively, leading Colorado to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.


Carlos Gonzalez slides in safely for a stolen base before second baseman Darwin Barney of the Chicago Cubs can receive the ball during the fourth inning at Coors Field on July 21, 2013. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Chatwood, Arenado Key Rockies’ 4-3 Win Over Cubs

After hitting the ball hard and coming up empty in recent games, Nolan Arenado finally got one to drop.


Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies scores ahead of the tag of Rene Rivera of the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning at Petco Park on July 8, 2013.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Rockies Hand Padres 10th Straight Loss, 4-2

Tyler Chatwood shook off a comebacker and gave Colorado the long outing it needed against the skidding Padres.