Latest Jeff Hoffman News

Hader tagged in 9th, Brews lose in 10; trail Cards by 1 game

Sep. 29, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josh Hader and the Milwaukee Brewers got the help they needed from the Chicago Cubs. They will need a little more after blowing a chance to pull even in the NL Central race. Hader gave up a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Brewers lost to Colorado 3-2 in the 10th...

Beede hitless into 4th, then hurt as Giants top Rockies 8-3

Sep. 26, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Beede had some of the best stuff he's shown on a day that ended in disappointment. Beede struck out seven in 3 1/3 hitless innings before leaving due to an oblique injury, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Thursday. Mike Yastrzemski and Mauricio...

Davis hits first career home run to lift Giants past Rox

Sep. 26, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jaylin Davis recently met "The Say Hey Kid" and later learned from manager Bruce Bochy that Hall of Famer Willie Mays had his own early struggles at the plate. Bochy reminded Davis to relax, have fun. Davis finally hit his first career home run Wednesday, a timely drive to end the game...

Giants, Rockies use majors-record 25 pitchers in 16 innings

Sep. 25, 2019 3:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is planning to pitch once more this season. After he started Tuesday and tossed seven innings, 12 relievers followed on a night the Giants and Rockies combined to use a major league-record 25 pitchers. Colorado finally finished off San Francisco 8-5 early Wednesday...

Rockies RH Hoffman carted off field after line drive to knee

Sep. 25, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Colorado Rockies starter Jeff Hoffman was carted off the field Tuesday night after he was hit on the right knee by a line drive in the fourth inning. The Rockies said the pitcher was being evaluated. Alex Dickerson's sharp single hit squarely on Hoffman's knee and the pitcher went down...

Ryu hits, pitches Dodgers to 100th win, 7-4 over Rockies

Sep. 22, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu and Will Smith showed Sunday that with a little care and attention, all relationships can blossom. The NL Cy Young Award candidate and the rookie catcher were a dynamic duo on both sides of the ball in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Ryu and...

Freeman leaves Braves' 4-1 loss to Giants with sore elbow

Sep. 22, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves closed their final home regular-season game with new injury concerns about Freddie Freeman and his status for the playoffs. A recurrence of pain caused by a bone spur in his right elbow forced Freeman to leave the Braves' 4-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Sunday....

Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies

Sep. 19, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pete Alonso didn't need a big swing in the ninth inning — just a good eye. Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth that sent the New York Mets over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Wednesday. New York closed to three...

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Tuesday night. "We show up...