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Eric Young Jr.
DENVER (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and the streaking Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Thursday night.
Eric Young Jr. and Josh Rutledge had a hit and an RBI apiece for the Rockies, who won their fourth straight game.
Rafael Betancourt tossed a perfect ninth for his 22nd save.
Ricky Nolasco pitched his first complete game of the season and seventh overall, and Carlos Lee and Giancarlo Stanton each homered for the Marlins, losers of six of eight.
Nolasco (9-12) lost for the sixth time in his last seven starts despite going the distance. He allowed five runs and nine hits, struck out seven and walked one in eight innings.
Trailing by two, the Rockies tied it in the sixth. Carlos Gonzalez reached on a bunt single and Cuddyer followed with a two-run homer, his 16th of the season.
Colorado then went ahead in the seventh.
LeMahieu led off with a single and scored on a triple to right by pinch-hitter Rutledge. Young put down a squeeze bunt u...
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DJ LeMahieu has been a big part of the Rockies great week.Four in a row. That's right, the Colorado Rockies have won four games in a row.The Rockies are surprisingly playing good baseball. They are actually exciting to watch. On Thursday night the Rockies continued their great homestand, defeating the Miami Marlins 5-3 at 20th & Blake. They didn't quit, despite being...
Michael Cuddyer was activated Thursday and hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning that wiped out the Miami Marlins' 3-1 lead. The Colorado Rockies went on to win 5-3 for their fourth straight victory. The homer was the 16th of the season for Cuddyer, who had been on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 1 with a strained right oblique. Cuddyer, a right fielder by trade...
DENVER -- Carlos Lee was supposed to be the final piece to get the Marlins into the playoffs.
It won't happen this season. But what about next year?
Lee sure wouldn't mind giving it a shot.
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A bullpen meltdown in the eighth inning ends the Phils chances to sweep the fish before they lose to the Marlins, 9-2.
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Buried at the bottom of their respective divisions, the Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies haven't had much to celebrate.
Despite the disappointment, slugger Giancarlo Stanton has given Marlins fans plenty to gush over.
After hitting another mammoth homer at Coors Field, Stanton hopes to continue his power surge in Denver on Saturday night.
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The Marlins ended up winning Wednesdays afternoon affair, 9-2, but this was a close game until the 8th inning.
Roy Halladay pitched deep into some counts, but pitched well enough to win, save a sixth inning home run to former Phillie Greg Dobbs.
Enter slop of a bullpen and the game.
First was B.J. Roseberg, Raul Valdes and Michael Schwimmer.
Giancarlo Stanton may want to consider signing with the Rockies if he fails to sign a long term deal with Miami, as the power hitting right fielder has a monster home run in each of his five appearances at Coors Field.
Stanton’s latest bomb came with bases empty in the top of the sixth inning. The Los Angeles, California native hit a the 1-2 pitch deep into the Denver night, high...
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