— Germán Márquez allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, C.J. Cron ignited a five-run first with a grand slam and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Thursday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
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— Pinch-hitter Charlie Blackmon singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies shook off a monster homer by Fernando Tatis Jr. to beat the stumbling San Diego Padres 8-7 on Wednesday.
— Ryan McMahon homered, tripled and drove in four runs as the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early deficit to beat the skidding San Diego Padres 8-4 Tuesday night.
— Austin Gomber continued his dominance at hitter-friendly Coors Field with eight shutout innings, and the Colorado Rockies held on to beat the scuffling San Diego Padres 3-2 on Monday night.
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— Eugenio Suárez hit an early two-run homer and the surging Cincinnati Reds climbed back over .500 for the first time since April 21, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Sunday.
The Rockies activated shortstop Trevor Story from the injured list after he missed nearly two weeks with right elbow inflammation.
— Wade Miley delivered on the mound and at the plate, Joey Votto had a go-ahead two-run single in the third inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 10-3 Saturday.
— The Reds hit five homers over the first five innings, including a three-run blast by Joey Votto, and Cincinnati extended the Colorado Rockies' road woes with an 11-5 win on Friday night.
The Padres' stay at the top of our list is over, with a surging American League squad taking their place.
The class of 2020 -- Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker -- will now wait until Sept. 8 to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
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The Hall of Fame announced plans Wed. for an outdoor induction ceremony in Cooperstown with attendees for Wed., 9/8, 1:30p E, to honor the Class of 2020: Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker. No candidates were elected in 2021. Lawn seating will be free, but unlike past years when seating was open, a limited number of tickets (required for admission) will be available to fans online as of Mon., 7/12, 11a E. Separate vaccinated & unvaccinated areas are currently planned.
— Desperate to get something going on the road, the Colorado Rockies brought a vacation vibe for their trip to Miami. Loud floral prints, shoes without socks, white pants, it...
There's more than a month until the Midsummer Classic, but voting is now open. Here's our first look at who will make it to Denver.
As part of MLB All-Star week festivities at Coors Field in Denver, former Colorado Rockies sluggers Larry Walker and Vinny Castilla will play in the celebrity softball game.
— Sometimes, Germán Márquez tends to work too fast. Other times, too slow.
— Cole Irvin pitched six strong innings, Matt Olson and Chad Pinder backed him with home runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night.
— Sean Murphy and Mark Canha homered off Jon Gray before the Rockies right-hander left with elbow soreness, and the Oakland Athletics beat Colorado 9-5 Friday night.
— Please disregard BBO--Rangers-Rockies, published on June 5, 2021, and datelined in DENVER. The story was from a game last Tuesday and was inadvertently retransmitted.
Another week, another shuffle at the top? Here's where all 30 clubs stand two months into the season.
Earned Run Average4.9426th
On Base Percentage.31018th