The San Diego Padres brought in the right-field fences in an attempt to make Petco Park play a little fairer, knowing that opponents would benefit, too. Todd Helton is glad they did.
Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin scattered three hits over five scoreless innings in the Rockies’ 5-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Andrew Brown hit his first career homer and pinch-hitter Josh Rutledge had a two-run shot for Colorado, which has won six of seven. Carlos Torres (3-1) threw 2 1-3 scoreless innings as four Rockies relievers combined for five innings of one-hit ball.
Carlos Gonzalez had four hits, Tyler Chatwood pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Tuesday night.
Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer during a five-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Sunday.
Todd Helton missed tagging first base to allow the winning run to score on Placido Polanco’s grounder in the ninth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Wednesday night.
Alex White gave the overworked Colorado bullpen some much-needed rest, pitching shutout ball into the seventh inning Sunday as the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
Troy Tulowitzki homered and drove in four runs to help Alex White earn his first victory this year, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a six-game losing streak Wednesday by beating the Miami Marlins 8-4.
Pinch hitter Jason Giambi launched a three-run homer off Scott Elbert in the ninth inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to an 8-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
The Colorado Rockies made history Tuesday night as Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league game.