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End of Story's time? Rox may lose shortstop to free agency

Oct. 04, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story's time in Denver may have just reached its final chapter. The Colorado Rockies' standout shortstop is driven by one prevailing theme as he hits free agency — winning. Story insisted he hasn’t ruled anyone out,...

VanMeter hits game-winning homer, D-backs beat Rockies 5-4

Oct. 03, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's 2021 baseball season was a stunner for a lot of the wrong reasons. Josh VanMeter's game-winning homer on Sunday provided the Diamondbacks with a rare happy surprise. VanMeter's solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the...

Diamondbacks blast Rockies 11-2, end losing streak at 5

Oct. 03, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker said it wasn't a topic in the locker room, but clearly missing out on a franchise record for losses ranks as a rare positive in a lost year for the Arizona Diamondbacks. “Avoiding the bottom of the barrel is good. Maybe that's not the...

Rockies rally from seven-run deficit, beat Diamondbacks 9-7

Oct. 02, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Trevor Story hit a go-ahead single in the ninth after Dom Nunez tied it with a solo homer and the Colorado Rockies rallied from a seven-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-7 on Friday night. Colorado trailed 7-0 after three innings and 7-6 in...

Freeland, Story propel Rockies to 3-1 win over Nationals

Sep. 29, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story is sure of one thing if his homer Tuesday night winds up as his last at Coors Field for the Colorado Rockies. “That was a good one,” Story cracked. Story lined a long, long solo homer with his days in Denver possibly...

Gray gets 2nd major league win, Nationals beat Rockies 5-4

Sep. 28, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josiah Gray pitched into the sixth inning to earn his second career win, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Monday night. Luis García hit a two-run single and Alcides Escobar had three hits for the Nationals. ...

Giants hold NL West lead, top Rockies; Belt's hand injured

Sep. 27, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants moved closer to a division title with a clutch win. Now they hope their home run leader can be help them capture the crown. Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the Giants held their lead in the NL West,...

Belt homers twice, Giants top Rockies to boost NL West lead

Sep. 26, 2021 02:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt wasn't thinking too deep about his team's looming home run record. Instead, he just went deep — twice. Belt's blasts helped San Francisco set a franchise mark for homers in a season, and the Giants beat the Colorado...

Dodgers fall 2 games back in NL West, lose to Rockies 10-5

Sep. 23, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — First Julio Urías. Now Walker Buehler. That's back-to-back off outings from key cogs in a Los Angeles rotation that boasted the best ERA in baseball. Logging too many innings? Wearing down? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had a simpler...

Pujols hit in 10th, Dodgers beat Rox, stay close in NL West

Sep. 22, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols drew on his vast baseball wisdom to get that clutch hit. Once he reached first base, he celebrated like a kid. Pennant chases will do that. Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with a single up the middle in the...