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Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon, front, follows the flight of his single as he breaks from the batter's box as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly, back right, and home plate umpire Alfonso Marquez look on in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Blackmon raises batting average to .500, Rockies top Arizona

Aug. 12, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon raised his batting average to an amazing .500 with three more hits, including a key double during a six-run burst in the eighth inning that led the Colorado Rockies over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 Tuesday night. After starting out the year 0 for 9, Blackmon has hit in 15...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Starling Marte watches his sacrifice fly off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Diamondbacks get 18 hits in 12-8 win over Rockies

Aug. 11, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kole Calhoun homered and had a two-run double to lead Arizona’s 18-hit outburst, and the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 12-8 on Monday night. David Peralta and Ketel Marte got four hits each for Arizona, which finished with 13 singles. Alex Young (1-0) worked two innings of...

San Francisco Giants shortstop Mauricio Dubon catches a fly ball at the wall off the bat of Colorado Rockies' Matt Kemp during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Murphy's pinch-hit HR lifts Rockies over Giants 6-4

Aug. 6, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a two-run, pinch-homer during a five-run seventh inning to lead the Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Thursday. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon also homered for the Rockies to spoil Tyler Anderson’s return to Coors Field. Anderson was...

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt (9) is congratulated by Pablo Sandoval (48) after hitting a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Belt's 3-run homer lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

Aug. 6, 2020 1:13 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt extended his success against Colorado starter Jon Gray with a three-run homer and a double to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday night. Belt’s two hits raised his career average against Gray to .417 (10 for 24) and helped Logan Webb (1-0) get...

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland works against the San Diego Padres during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Freeland throws 6 innings of 2-hit ball, Rox beat Padres 6-1

Aug. 2, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland pitched six innings of two-hit ball and was backed by the superb defense of Trevor Story and Nolan Arenado as the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 6-1 on Saturday night. Freeland (2-0) allowed a two-out single to Tommy Pham in the first and then retired 13 in a row...

San Diego Padres' Tommy Pham follows the flight of his three-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Wade Davis in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Pham, Tatis homer in 9th, Padres rally, beat Rockies 8-7

Aug. 1, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tommy Pham carried a little grudge with him to the plate. He took it out on the offending party. Pham hit a three-run homer in the ninth after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it with two outs, and the San Diego Padres rallied for an 8-7 win over Colorado on Friday night to spoil the Rockies' home...

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Kluber was removed from the game after one inning. (AP Photo/Louis DeLuca)

Story hits 2 HRs after Kluber exit, Rockies top Rangers 5-2

Jul. 26, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trevor Story's big day for Colorado back home in Texas came after a big downer for his hometown team. Story homered twice after two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber left his Texas debut with shoulder tightness, and the Rockies beat the Rangers 5-2 on Sunday. Texas slugger...

Colorado Rockies pitcher Daniel Bard delivers in the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Bard wins in 1st MLB game since '13, Rockies beat Texas 3-2

Jul. 25, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Daniel Bard has a new perspective after more than seven years away from the major leagues, and a win after one outing for the Colorado Rockies. The hard-throwing Bard, whose control troubles ran him out of baseball, pitched 1 1-3 scoreless innings in relief while twice getting out...

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado takes part in drills during the baseball team's practice Sunday, July 12, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rockies ready to rake at the plate but will pitching rise?

Jul. 14, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — All those fastballs that ended up bouncing around the water fall, fountains and pine trees at Coors Field during summer camp mean one of two things for the Colorado Rockies. Either their pitchers are rusty and the team might be in for a long haul of a 60-game season or slugger Nolan Arenado...