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Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta follows the flight of his double to drive in three runs off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Tyler Kinley in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Dbacks bop Rockies 13-7; Blackmon hitless, drops under .500

Aug. 12, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Starling Marte homered and drove in four runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks battered the Colorado Rockies 13-7 Wednesday in a Coors Field slugfest featuring 34 hits, but none by blistering Charlie Blackmon. Blackmon began the game batting an astonishing .500 for the Rockies. He went 0 for 4,...

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...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

AP study: MLB average salary under $1.3M; Scherzer tops list

Aug. 10, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s eye-popping salaries took an astonishing dive during the coronavirus pandemic to their lowest level in nearly a quarter-century, according to a study by The Associated Press. Washington pitcher Max Scherzer topped the shortened season’s list at $17.8...

CORRECTS TO STARTING PITCHER - Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Justus Sheffield throws against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Sheffield shuts down Rockies for 1st W as Mariners win 5-3

Aug. 9, 2020 8:33 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Justus Sheffield pitched six shutout innings for his first major league win, Dylan Moore hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Sunday. Sheffield (1-2), one of three pitchers 24 or younger in the Mariners’ starting rotation, gave up four hits...

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 German Marquez (48) throws to the plate against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Márquez strikes out 9, Rockies beat Giants 5-2

Aug. 5, 2020 12:31 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Germán Márquez struck out nine in efficiently throwing into the eighth inning and benefited from an overturned home-run call as the rolling Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Rockies moved to 8-2 for the second time in franchise history,...

Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado points skyward as he celebrates a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday Aug. 3, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Rockies beat Giants 7-6, match best start in team history

Aug. 4, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The NL West-leading Colorado Rockies are off to a sizzling start with their top slugger in a slump. Now even he's starting to heat up. Nolan Arenado hit his first homer of the season to ignite a five-run sixth inning and the Rockies matched their best start in franchise history by holding on...

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela reacts after giving up a run on a double hit by San Diego Padres' Manny Machado in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Senzatela sharp over 6 innings, Rockies hold off Padres 9-6

Aug. 2, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched six innings of one-run ball, designated hitter Matt Kemp homered for a second straight game and the Colorado Rockies held off the San Diego Padres for a 9-6 win on Sunday. The Rockies moved to 6-2, which is tied for the team's second-best start in franchise history....

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...