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Rockies' Bernard makes MLB debut after decade in minors

Aug. 13, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Wynton Bernard finally got his chance to play in the major leagues a decade after he was drafted by the San Diego Padres, and he made it count. The Colorado Rockies selected Bernard’s contract from Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday. He batted eighth and played center...

Rodgers, McMahon go deep, Rockies top Goldschmidt, Cards 8-6

Aug. 11, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers and Ryan McMahon hit back-to-back home runs in a six-run seventh inning, and the Colorado Rockies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6 on Thursday to secure their first series win since the All-Star break. The Rockies overcame three more hits from...

Pujols, Arenado homer as Cardinals beat Rockies 9-5

Aug. 11, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Albert Pujols and Nolan Arenado homered and combined for seven hits, and Jose Quintana made his second strong start for St. Louis in the Cardinals’ 9-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Pujols and Arenado had run-scoring hits in the Cardinals'...

McMahon, Grichuk tee off, Rockies end Cards' win streak at 7

Aug. 10, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer for the longest drive by a Colorado player at Coors Field, Randal Grichuk went 5 for 5 and the Rockies routed St. Louis 16-5 Tuesday night, ending the Cardinals' seven-game winning streak. “It felt really good,” McMahon said. “After you hit it...

D-backs score go-ahead run on balk, beat Rockies 6-4

Aug. 07, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It's been a slog of a year for Mark Melancon, a four-time All-Star who already has lost 10 games this season, which cost him his job as the primary closer for the Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen. Thanks to some tired arms, Melancon got another chance on Sunday. He...

McMahon's 9th-inning homer lifts Rockies over D-backs 3-2

Aug. 07, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ryan McMahon hasn't had the season he wanted since signing his $70 million, six-year deal during spring training. The Colorado Rockies third baseman certainly was money when it counted on Saturday night. McMahon hit a tiebreaking homer in the ninth,...

Perdomo's bat, stellar defense lift D-backs over Rockies 6-5

Aug. 06, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Geraldo Perdomo is a .200 hitter for the Arizona Diamondbacks who carries himself with the confidence of a .300 hitter. The fake-it-till-you-make-it approach worked wonders Friday night. The shortstop hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, then made a...

McMahon has homer, 5 RBIs as Rockies beat Soto, Padres 7-3

Aug. 04, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a three-run homer off Joe Musgrove and drove in five runs for the Colorado Rockies, who beat Juan Soto and the San Diego Padres 7-3 Thursday to avoid a five-game sweep. The Padres didn't give the crowd a lot to cheer about compared to Wednesday...

Outman homers in first MLB at-bat, Dodgers top Rockies 7-3

Jul. 31, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — James Outman homered on the first swing of his first big-league plate appearance and finished with three hits and three RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday and closed out July with 21 victories. Freddie Freeman added three hits and an...

Freeland pitches Rockies past Kershaw, Dodgers 5-3

Jul. 31, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland outpitched Clayton Kershaw, and Brendan Rodgers had three hits as the Colorado Rockies snapped a six-game skid against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 5-3 victory Saturday night. Freeland (6-7) followed up his seven shutout innings at Milwaukee on Monday...