Found August 19, 2012 on
Fox Sports Florida:
Eric Young Jr.
DENVER (AP) -- Jordan Pacheco homered among his three hits as the banged-up Colorado Rockies slowed down Giancarlo Stanton and beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Sunday.
Stanton went homerless for the first time in seven games at Coors Field. On Saturday night, he became the first player in big league history to homer in his first six games in a particular park, the Marlins said in citing the Elias Sports Bureau.
Stanton drew two intentional walks and went 0 for 2 in the series finale.
Rockies outfielder Eric Young Jr. left after one inning with a strain in his left ribcage and shortstop Josh Rutledge exited in the fifth with tightness in his left thigh.
Before the game, Colorado put outfielder Michael Cuddyer back on the 15-day disabled list after he aggravated a right oblique strain in Saturday's loss.
John Buck homered for the Marlins.
Adam Ottavino (5-1) tossed three scoreless innings for the win and Rafael Betancourt pitched the ninth for his 23rd save.
Josh Johnson (7-10) lost his third consecutive start. He gave up three runs and seven hits in seven innings.
Colorado looked overmatched early by Johnson but broke through in the fourth. Rutledge reached on an infield hit -- Colorado's first of the game -- and scored on Dexter Fowler's double.
Two outs later Pacheco homered to left to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead. It was his second of the year and first since May 17.
Rockies starter Drew Pomeranz allowed two runs on three hits and four walks in four innings. The key player in the trade that sent Ubaldo Jimenez to Cleveland last season, Pomeranz is 1-7 and has failed to pitch more than four innings in each of his last four starts.
The Marlins got to him early, scoring an unearned run in the first and loading the bases before Buck grounded out to end the threat.
Buck led off the fourth with his ninth home run to make it 2-0.
Ottavino shut down the Marlins on one hit in three innings. He worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth and retired the final eight batters he faced.
NOTES: The Marlins activated OF Emilio Bonifacio and INF Donnie Murphy from the 15-day DL. ... Pacheco has six three-hit games this season.
BEST OF MAXIM
Jordan Pacheco has proven he should play everyday.The Colorado Rockies have known who their third baseman of the future is since the MVP award for the Arizona Fall League was handed to Nolan Arenado last fall. The talk won't quiet down about when it will be the right time to get him to the big leagues.However, that call to the bigs has been delayed. The delay is courtesy of often...
Tyler Colvin has been a great addition to the Rockies.As much heat as Dan O'Dowd takes, there is one thing that is certain. His trade of Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu was a huge win for the Colorado Rockies.On Monday night, the Rockies got another huge game from Colvin. The 26-year-old recorded two of the Rockies six hits...
Jordan Pacheco hit a two-run homer (#2 on the season) and Dexter Fowler doubled in a run to drive the Rockies to a win at home over Florida in the series finale. Colorado won despite starter Drew Pomeranz walking four and giving up a homer in but four innings of work.
Pacheco is hitting .312 now and his bat looks like it will keep him in the majors. Without more...
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the bereavement list because of a death in his family, the club announced Saturday. The Rockies recalled outfielder Charlie Blackmon from Class AAA Colorado Springs to take Gonzalez's roster spot. Gonzalez is hitting .320 with 25 doubles, 20 home runs, 79 RBI and 78 runs scored. Blackmon has hit .289 with 23 doubles...
Colorado Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer headed back to the disabled Sunday after re-injuring his right oblique muscle during an at-bat Saturday night. "It's beyond frustrating," Cuddyer said told the Denver Post on Saturday night. "I felt so good. Felt good on the rehab. Felt good the past two days. Felt good my first two at-bats. Then one swing…"...
Denver, CO. The end of this season will mark the 20th in Colorado Rockies franchise history, and unfortunately will go down as one of their worst ever. After preseason aspirations of playing meaningful baseball well into August and September, this season has been full of awful pitching, poor defense, and a few injuries here and there. One of those injuries belongs to Todd Helton...
Rosario is part of a group of Rockies that are fun to watch.It was the "other" game in Denver on Saturday night.It is sad when the Colorado Rockies, two years removed from a chance to steal the show in Colorado, are an afterthought compared to a Broncos preseason game, one in which the starters were done by half time.This is the time of year when fans should be paying attention...
Friday night in Colorado, Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run. It was a long home run; it was the longest home run, of this season. This is what it looked like, and ESPN’s Home Run Tracker gave it a distance of 494 feet. The game was played at altitude, sure, but the wind was blowing in. Then Saturday in Colorado, Stanton hit another long home run. That one had a distance of 465 feet...
As Todd Helton turns 39 today, we post video by YouTube user x3000gtx of a front row view of Todd Helton hitting a walk-off home run on April 14th.
Play Our Fantasy Game Today and Try Your Hand at Winning $250 for FREE
NEW YORK -- With many of their everyday players learning on the job as major leaguers and a four-man rotation that necessitates a "piggyback" reliever for each starter, a lot has to go right for the Colorado Rockies to win a game. But each Rockies win provides a hint at the long-term promise of a team enduring a rough season. Jonathan Herrera raced home on a passed ball...
DENVER (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton homered for the sixth straight game at Coors Field and the Miami Marlins held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 Saturday night.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Bryan Petersen had three hits for the Marlins. Jose Reyes and Gorkys Hernandez added two hits each.
Tyler Colvin had three hits and three RBIs while Josh...
The above is an actual fortune that I got in my cookie during Monday's Mets game. I couldn't think of a more fitting message in my wrapped in plastic dessert. The Mets had a Cy Young candidate on the mound. The Rockies had Charlie Blackmon, Jordan Pacheco, Andrew Brown, Wilin Rosario, Tyler Colvin, DJ LeMahieu, and Jonathan Herrera in their starting lineup. This team'...