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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, and shortstop Trtevor Story watch as relief pitcher Tyler Kinley warms up after replacing Wade Davis during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Denver. The Dodgers won 15-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Arenado, Rockies miss playoffs for 2nd straight season

Sep. 29, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hampered by a sore left shoulder, Nolan Arenado couldn’t carry the Colorado Rockies to the postseason. Don't be surprised to hear his name surface in offseason trade rumors. The All-Star third baseman never found his groove in the shortened season before going on the injured list for...

Colorado Rockies' Elias Diaz (35) points upward after hitting a two run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Rockies roll past Diamondbacks 10-3 despite four errors

Sep. 27, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night. The Rockies bounced back with a win, one day after they were swept in a...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Josh VanMeter (19) celebrates his three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies with David Peralta (6) during the third inning during the second game of a baseball doubleheader Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

D-backs sweep doubleheader, beat Rockies in 11-5 in nightcap

Sep. 26, 2020 1:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a three-run homer, David Peralta and Tim Locastro both had three hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 11-5 Friday night to sweep a doubleheader. The Diamondbacks have won four straight games on their homestand. Zac Gallen struck out a career-high 10...

San Francisco Giants' Wilmer Flores is tagged out at home by Colorado Rockies' Tony Wolters during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Giants lose 5-4 to Rockies, miss chance in NL wild-card race

Sep. 24, 2020 8:41 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are determined to do anything to stay in a crowded National League playoff race. The San Francisco Giants know they can't miss any more opportunities with the powerful Padres coming to town to close out the season. Raimel Tapia hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the...

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Ryan Castellani (38) is removed by manager Bud Black, left, during the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Giants beat Rockies 7-2 to take lead in NL wild-card race

Sep. 24, 2020 2:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mauricio Dubón hit a three-run homer off reliever Yency Almonte in the fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Wednesday night to move barely in front in a crowded NL wild-card race. Evan Longoria also went deep for San Francisco. Brandon Belt...

San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater, right, celebrates with third base coach Ron Wotus after hitting a solo home run against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Dickerson's pinch-hit homer helps keep Giants in playoff mix

Sep. 23, 2020 1:45 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants got some timely swings off the bench to stay right in the playoff race. Pinch-hitter Alex Dickerson connected for a go-ahead homer in the seventh and Austin Slater also went deep, helping the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Tuesday night. Dickerson hit...

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols circles the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Carlos Estevez in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Pujols hits homer No. 660 as Angels rally to beat Rox 5-3

Sep. 13, 2020 7:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A few weeks ago, Albert Pujols received a text out of the blue: “It's your time now. Go get it.” That meant a lot coming from none other than Willie Mays, the Hall of Famer he was trying to catch. Pujols tied Mays for fifth place on the career homer list with a two-run shot in...

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, front left, and Andrelton Simmons, right, wait to congratulate Jared Walsh as he crosses home plate after hitting a three-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Tyler Kinley during the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Denver. The Angels won 5-2. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Walsh hits 3-run homer in 11th, Angels beat Rockies 5-2

Sep. 13, 2020 12:59 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jared Walsh felt the solid contact and heard the dugout erupt. After that, he's foggy on details. Being on cloud nine can do that. Walsh hit a two-out, three-run homer in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Saturday night. The 27-year-old first baseman...

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon nears home and waiting teammates after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jose Quijada during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Denver. The Rockies won 8-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Blackmon 2-out slam caps 5-run rally in 9th, Rox beat Angels

Sep. 12, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out grand slam that capped a five-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on Friday night. Blackmon hammered Jose Quijada's fastball on a 3-1 count over the wall in right center to give Colorado its second...

Colorado Rockies' Josh Fuentes (8) celebrates after driving in two runs with a double during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rockies rally in 9th, beat LA 5-2 in rare Dodger Stadium win

Sep. 6, 2020 1:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Nolan Arenado and Josh Fuentes delivered clutch ninth-inning RBI hits in a big win for the Colorado Rockies, they were thrilled to find videos of the celebrations at home awaiting them on their phones in the clubhouse. Although the families of the Rockies' slugging Orange County...