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3 years 5 months ago

Rockies drop Cactus League finale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Ryan Langerhans delivered a bases-loaded triple, Jack Cust hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners ended their stay in Arizona with a 7-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. Miguel Olivo added two hits for the Mariners, who play a final exhibition game at...

3 years 5 months ago

Mariners edge Rox 7-6

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- On the day the Seattle Mariners set their starting rotation for the regular season, left-hander Jason Vargas struggled. Vargas, Seattle's No. 2 starter, gave up five runs and 11 hits in five innings Monday, before the Mariners rallied with two runs in the bottom of the...

3 years 5 months ago

Rox edge Rangers in slugfest

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Giambi and Ty Wigginton homered and the Colorado Rockies beat the Texas Rangers 11-10 Wednesday night. Ian Stewart played for the first time since Feb. 26 and went 1 for 2 and Troy Tulowitzki added two more of the Rockies' 22 hits. Stewart strained a...

3 years 5 months ago

Rox edge Cubs in Cactus League action

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Esmil Rogers allowed one hit in five innings with three strikeouts and no walks to solidify his chance to make Colorado's rotation and lead the Rockies to a 4-2 win over a Chicago Cubs split squad on Tuesday. Rogers, a right-hander, has a chance to take...

3 years 5 months ago

Rockies edge Royals in 10

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alex Gordon and Mike Aviles each hit a home run for the Kansas City Royals, who dropped a 4-3 decision to the Colorado Rockies on Friday in 10 innings. Consecutive two-out errors by Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas allowed Tom Field to score on Chris Nelson's...

3 years 5 months ago

Rockies rally for win over Brewers

PHOENIX (AP) - Ryan Braun belted a three-run homer in the third inning, Hernan Iribarren hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th and the Colorado Rockies rallied for a 9-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. The Rockies went ahead with three runs in top of the ninth on...

3 years 5 months ago

Ubaldo pitches well in first Cactus start

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez showed no ill effects from an infected thumb that pushed back his start a few days, pitching three scoreless innings Monday in the Colorado Rockies' 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jimenez gave up a hit and walked one in his first appearance...

3 years 5 months ago

Rox stay perfect in Cactus action

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Hammel pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut, Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat Arizona 7-4 on Tuesday for their third straight victory over the Diamondbacks. Ryan Spilborghs, Ty Wigginton and Jordan Pacheco also drove in runs for the...

3 years 5 months ago

Rox edge Diamondbacks in Cactus action

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin, relaxed in the knowledge that he's assured a spot in the Colorado rotation, threw two hitless innings in his spring debut and the Rockies went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Monday. Chacin, 9-11 with a 3.28 ERA for the Rockies last...

3 years 5 months ago

Stewart sprains knee

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart sustained a slight sprain of his left knee when he collided with left fielder Carlos Gonzalez during Colorado's 8-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The extent of the injury wasn't known until later that night, according to Rockies' manager...

3 years 6 months ago

Rox win Cactus League Opener

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez threw two scoreless if slightly shaky innings and the Rockies inaugurated the fancy new spring training facility they share with Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 8-7 in 10 innings Saturday. Ryan Spilborghs and Craig Reynolds each doubled in two runs off Arizona...

4 years 4 months ago

Cubs shutout Rox in final Arizona tuneup

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jeff Francis, who missed all last season after shoulder surgery, pitched five scoreless innings for Colorado before Alfonso Soriano's two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the Rockies on Thursday. Colorado's No. 2 starter held the Cubs to...

4 years 4 months ago

Rox win finale at Hi Corbett Field

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez, in his final appearance before making the first Opening Day assignment of his career, worked four innings in the Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Wednesday's game at Hi Corbett Field was a matchup of the two teams that will move their...

4 years 4 months ago

Rox edge Dodgers in Cactus action

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Left-hander Greg Smith threw himself into the chase for the final spot on the Colorado staff, pitching four shutout innings Tuesday in the Rockies' 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Smith retired his first 10 batters. He gave up two hits, struck out four and...

4 years 5 months ago

Padres beat Rox in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Nick Hundley hit a two-run homer in San Diego's five-run sixth inning, helping the Padres to a 9-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. Tony Gwynn had three hits and scored three runs for the Padres, who finished with 14 hits. Chase Headley had two...

4 years 5 months ago

Hammel and Rox take care of Mariners

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez, Ryan Spilborghs and Eric Young had two hits each, and Colorado starter Jason Hammel tossed five strong innings to lead the Rockies past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday. Gonzalez and Cole Garner each drove in two runs for the Rockies, who knocked out...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox best Tribe in split squad game

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa turned in his longest outing of the spring, throwing five innings and striking out six in the Colorado Rockies' 6-3 win over a Cleveland Indians split squad Wednesday. De La Rosa only got stronger as the game went along, striking out the...

4 years 5 months ago

Chisox rough up Cook and Rockies

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Juan Pierre and Mark Kotsay each had three hits and the Chicago White Sox beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Tuesday. The White Sox roughed up Aaron Cook for six runs on six hits, three walks and a hit batter in three innings. In his previous outing,...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox beat Cubs in Cactus action

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The game took less time than the Chicago Cubs' adventurous bus ride. The usual two-hour trip from Mesa turned into a 3½-hour ordeal when Chicago's bus broke down on the highway. The Rockies needed just over two hours - short by Cactus League standards - to...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox edge Mariners in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Although shaky at times, Felix Hernandez was sharp when he needed to be in his spring debut. The Seattle ace pitched out of early trouble, allowing four hits over 2 2-3 innings in the Mariners' 5-4 loss to Colorado on Sunday. Not to be outdone, Rockies...

4 years 5 months ago

Brewers edge Rox in Cactus League action

PHOENIX (AP) - Jason Hammel continued his strong string of performances in his first spring training with the Rockies, but Brewers prospect Lorenzo Cain homered and Milwaukee's split squad rallied for a 7-6 victory over Colorado on Saturday. The 27-year-old Hammel struck out three in four innings and allowed two...

4 years 5 months ago

Rangers pound Rox in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Aaron Cook was hit hard in his second spring start, allowing nine hits and nine runs, five earned, in 2 2-3 innings, and the Colorado Rockies were pounded by the Texas Rangers 16-5 on Thursday. Cook hit Ian Kinsler with a 1-2 pitch during a four-run...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox pound Dodgers in Cactus action

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Colorado Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez showed little rust Tuesday with three scoreless innings in a 12-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jimenez, the Rockies' projected opening day starter, made his first start of the spring look easy by giving up one hit with two strikeouts...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox edge Padres in Cactus League

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa tossed three scoreless innings and Miguel Olivo had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 exhibition win over the San Diego Padres on Monday. De La Rosa allowed one hit and one walk while striking out...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox beat Brewers in Cactus League

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tim Redding, vying for a spot on Colorado's staff, started and allowed three hits and run in the Rockies' 8-6 victory against a Milwaukee Brewers' split-squad Saturday. Redding is in camp on a minor league deal. The Rockies might be in need of a starter if...

4 years 5 months ago

Francis returns but Rox lose to Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Juan Uribe hit a three-run homer to spoil Jeff Francis' return to the mound for Colorado after missing the entire 2009 season, and the San Francisco Giants beat a Rockies' split squad 7-4 Friday. Francis, who had shoulder surgery in February 2009 and had not pitched...

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