Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 Sunday for their third straight win.
For the second straight night, long balls put the Colorado Rockies in an early hole. They couldn’t quite overcome mistakes by Franklin Morales with a three-run, ninth-inning rally falling just short in a 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss affirmed that Christian Bergman has earned his place in the conversation for next year’s starting rotation.
Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the Giants over the Rockies 4-2 in a game resumed after being suspended on May 22 because of rain.
For two nights, the Colorado Rockies have had no answers for Buster Posey. Or San Francisco’s stellar starting pitching, either.
The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with left knee tendinitis and a sprained right ankle.
The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs.
The Colorado Rockies activated Brett Anderson from the 60-day disabled list and the lefty will start Sunday against Minnesota.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was activated from the disabled list on Friday after he missed 35 games because of left index finger inflammation.