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Tyler Colvin hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on Wednesday.
Wilin Rosario started the rally with a one-out pinch-hit single to center off reliever Jim Henderson (0-2).
Eric Young Jr., who homered earlier in the game, also singled to put runners at the corners.
Colvin followed with a double down the first base line, scoring the speedy Young from first and giving the Rockies their first home sweep since May 28-31.
Will Harris (1-0) pitched two scoreless innings to pick up his first major league win. Chris Nelson had two hits and drove in three runs and Carlos Gonzalez had two hits for the Rockies.
Rickie Weeks had three hits and Nyjer Morgan had two hits and three RBIs for the Brewers, who have lost five of six.
The Brewers used a five-run fifth inning to overcome an early 4-0 deficit and chase starter Guillermo Moscoso. Weeks and Corey Hart had RBI doubles, Morgan had a two-run single off reliever Carlos...
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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...
Two days removed from the birth of his first child, Mark Rogers wasactivated from the paternity listto start Wednesdays game against the Rockies.
To make room for him on the active roster, the Brewers sent shortstop Jeff Bianchi to Triple-A Nashville.
Occupying the fifth spot in the rotation while Shaun Marcum recovers from elbow tightness that has sidelined him for two months...
DENVER Mired in one of the worst stretches at the plate of his career, Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Ryan Braun will get the day offWednesday, as his Brewers try to salvage at least one win out of their trip to Colorado.
The day off has nothing to do with any lingering injuries, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. But with little options left to spark Braun at the plate, Roenicke...
The Colorado Rockies managed to earn a rare home win in their series opener against Milwaukee by adding to the Brewers' road woes.
Colorado will try to send Milwaukee to another loss and post consecutive victories at Coors Field for the first time in more than six weeks Tuesday night.
Colorado (42-71) had lost 10 of 11 at home before jumping on Milwaukee early Monday en route...
Milwaukee's Mark Rogers welcomed his first child to the world Monday.
He's hoping he doesn't have to wait much longer for his first major league win.
Rogers takes the ball Wednesday for the sputtering Brewers in a matchup with a Colorado Rockies team seeking its first home sweep in 2 12 months.
After dropping Monday's opener 9-6, Milwaukee (52-63) fell to 1-13...
DENVER Two hours before the Milwaukee Brewers are set to take on the Colorado Rockies in their last game at Coors Field this season, the reliever who was never supposed to be here smiles wide, holding a hand of playing cards close to his chest.
Jim Henderson never could have imagined this card game three weeks ago, when he was still just a 10-year veteran of the minor leagues,...
How long had it been since Ryan Braun took early batting practice? "It's been a long time," Braun told reporters Thursday after doing exactly that with a group of Milwaukee Brewers teammates before the series opener against Philadelphia at Miller Park. "I think it's the second time ever in my career." Braun figured it was time to try something different...
MILWAUKEE With just 40 games left in the 2012 season, we're about at the time where fingers are pointed, scapegoats are made, and blame is passed as fans question what could have been.
What if the bullpen hadn't struggled so much? What if the Brewers had uncovered Mike Fiers earlier? What if injuries hadn't ravaged the clubhouse in May?
Then there's an even bigger...
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In the biggest game of the summer season, the Victoria Generals sent their ace, Jordan Pacheco, to the mound to face the East Texas Pump Jacks in the opening game of the TCL Championship Series. As he has done time and time again this season, Pacheco stepped up and delivered a great performance, arguably his best of the season, to lead the Generals...
By ANDREW GRUMAN
MILWAUKEE At 3:30 in the afternoon when the Milwaukee Brewers have an evening game, Ryan Braun usually starts his pregame routine of stretching and working out before taking the a roundof batting practice later in the evening.But at that same time Thursday, Braun broke his routine and took early batting practice for only the second time...
The Brewers joined in with the Cards a few weeks ago to roll back their uniforms as well. I’m a big fan of the No Name On Back here:
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Corey Hart hit a two-out grand slam in the eighth inning to lead the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in Milwaukee on Thursday. Hart's blast was Milwaukee's fourth home run of the game and spoiled Philadelphia starter Cliff Lee's bid for his third victory of the season. The left-hander worked 7 2/3 innings, holding the Brewers...
Photo: Tony Farlow/MiLB.com I’m going to be blunt here: The Brewers’ bullpen has had a really terrible season. So many things have gone wrong, both for each individual pitcher and the unit as a whole, that you feel like you’re witnessing something historic each time the staff surrenders a hard-earned lead – all 23 times, if you want to go by blown saves. The sheer combined...