Marquez Strikes Out 11, Rockies Beat Diamondbacks 6-2The Colorado Rockies bounced back nicely after a three-game sweep by the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped them 2 1/2 games back in the NL West and 1 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the second NL wild card.
Dodgers Sweep Rockies, 5-2The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the second-place Rockies, giving the five-time defending NL West champions their largest division lead this season.
Giants' Pitching Blanks Rockies, Knocks Colorado Out Of 1stMadison Bumgarner pitched six strong innings, and Austin Slater and Hunter Pence drove in runs as the San Francisco Giants beat Colorado 3-0 Saturday night and knocked the Rockies out of first place in the National League West.
Freeland Lifts Rockies Over Dodgers In Battle For 1st PlaceKyle Freeland pitched six strong innings, Wade Davis worked out of a ninth-inning jam and the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Saturday night to remain atop the NL West.
Dodgers Win 4-2, Pull Closer To 1st-Place RockiesYasiel Puig homered and had an RBI single for the Dodgers, who climbed within a half-game of the Rockies as they began a pivotal three-game series.
Rockies Win 7-3 To Salvage Split With PadresChris Iannetta hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the last-place San Diego Padres 7-3 Sunday to stay within a half-game of the NL West lead.
LeMahieu Homers, Gray Stifles Padres In Rockies' 4-2 WinThe Rockies broke a 21-inning scoreless string with a three-run fourth when they strung together four straight hits, the biggest one being D.J. LeMahieu's 13th homer.
Rockies Look For Series Split After Second Loss To PadresBrett Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and Franmil Reyes, Luis Urias and Wil Myers all homered to lead San Diego over Colorado.