Ubaldo Jimenez pitched a four-hitter to win for the first time this season, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game losing skid.
Colby Rasmus went 4 for 5 and drove in three runs with two triples and the St. Louis Cardinals kept Ubaldo Jimenez winless this season with a 10-3 win over the sinking Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Ryan Braun hit a two-run triple off Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez and scored on a throwing error, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win and a three-game sweep over Colorado on Sunday.
After a great start it’s become a very rocky road for the Rockies. On Sunday they lost another series — this time to the last place San Diego Padres.
Freddy Sanchez singled home the winning run off Felipe Paulino in the ninth inning, giving the Giants a 4-3 victory over the Rockies on Friday night and preventing Ubaldo Jimenez from earning his first victory this season.
The Colorado Rockies have placed ace Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day disabled list so he can fully recover from a cracked cuticle on his pitching thumb that threatened to mess up his mechanics.
A cracked cuticle was the culprit in Ubaldo Jimenez’s unusually poor performance on opening day, and it could force him to miss his next start.
There’s plenty of optimism for the Rockies this season, and looking at their roster, it’s easy to see why.
Ubaldo Jimenez is still waiting to hear if he’ll get the start for the Colorado Rockies on opening day — even after pitching four perfect innings Saturday.
Ubaldo Jimenez showed no ill effects from an infected thumb that pushed back his start a few days, pitching three scoreless innings Monday in the Colorado Rockies’ 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.