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San Francisco Giants
Michael Cuddyer homered to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night.
Wilin Rosario also went deep and Jordan Pacheco had three hits for the Rockies, who moved within three games of Arizona in the NL West.
Buster Posey homered among his three hits for the Giants, who have lost five straight and seven of their last eight.
Cuddyer's streak is the longest in the majors this season and extended his franchise record. He has reached base safely in 44 straight games, also a club record.
Cuddyer flied out to left in the first inning before connecting in the third. He worked the count to 2-0 before lacing a 79 mph cut fastball just over the scoreboard in right to give the Rockies a 3-0 lead. Rosario followed with a blast to left to make it 4-0.
Chacin (7-3) made it stand up and earned his fourth straight win with another standout performance.
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Chacin was brilliant again.For the third straight outing, Jhoulys Chacin looked like a pitcher who no one in the National League is excited to face. He looks like a legitimate ace for the Colorado Rockies.In a 4-1 victory, Chacin was an inning away from a complete-game shutout. He wasn't given the opportunity to pitch the 9th, perhaps because that move backfired on Walt Weiss...
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Colorado Rockies' Michael Cuddyer has extended his hitting
streak to 26 games with an RBI single in the first inning Saturday
against the San Francisco Giants.
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Ian McCue of MLB.com says Tulowitzki has progressed to being able to play catch as part...
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Here's my free-agent choice (citing most 12-team leagues) for one day of relatively fantasy stardom:
Jhoulys Chacin, Rockies (vs. Giants)
1. Of his last three outings, spanning 20.2 innings, Chacin has surrendered just four total runs (1.78 ERA).
2. As a result of...
Nolan Arenado has made a splash with his defense. On Saturday, the rookie showed he can deliver with his offense, too.
Arenado hit a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants, losers of six straight for the first time in three years.
Michael Cuddyer singled in the first inning to extend his hitting...
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DENVER (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer has extended his hitting streak to 27 games with an RBI single in the eighth inning Sunday of the Colorado Rockies' game against the San Francisco Giants.
He hit a 2-1 pitch from Sandy Rosario up the middle, and later scored on a double by Willin Rosario.
Cuddyer's streak is the longest in Rockies' history and in the majors this season...