Fresh from the minors, Juan Nicasio focused on being efficient with his pitches and throwing strikes.
Jhoulys Chacin was on a five-game winning streak for the Colorado Rockies and seemed primed to add to the San Diego Padres’ 10-game losing streak.
Tyler Chatwood shook off a comebacker and gave Colorado the long outing it needed against the skidding Padres.
Michael Cuddyer hit a solo homer and drove in three runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-5 on Thursday night.
Michael Cuddyer’s scruffy beard keeps sprouting more and more gray. It’s becoming quite scratchy, too.
Maicer Izturis hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays won their sixth consecutive game Monday night, beating the Colorado Rockies 2-0 behind Josh Johnson and two relievers.
Freddy Galvis hit two 2-run triples and scored the go-ahead run on Humberto Quintero’s single, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Friday night.
Tyler Colvin homered twice and drove in four runs in his first start since his call-up, Jhoulys Chacin won for the first time since April, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Tuesday night.
The sons of Roger Clemens, Craig Biggio and Andy Pettitte were among the players selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.
Kyle Blanks hit a two-run homer off the foul screen and Eric Stults tossed seven solid innings, helping the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.