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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 Rutledge and Dexter Fowler added two hits apiece for the Rockies.
The Marlins said Stanton became the first player in major league history to homer in his first six games in a visiting park, according to information provided to the team by the Elias Sports Bureau. His drive Saturday traveled an estimated 448 feet, and combined with Friday's shot to center he has covered approximately 920 feet on his last two homers at Coors Field.
He tied the game Friday with his 474-foot homer. He capped a four-run first inning Saturday with a three-run shot onto the concourse in left field. Stanton's 24th of the ...
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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...
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...
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is only 22-years old but he already has a pretty impressive resume of prodigious home run blasts to his credit. Of the 23 he has hit this season 6 have topped the 450 ft mark according to ESPN Stats & Info. Back in May Stanton launched a shot [...]
Jhoulys Chacin will rejoin the Colorado Rockies rotation and start Tuesday against the Mets in New York. He last pitched for the Rockies on May 1 and has been sidelined with an irritated nerve in his right pectoral muscle. Manager Jim Tracy made the announcement about Chacin before the Rockies lost 6-5 to the Marlins in a game where the Rockies led 2-1 and 5-5. Giancarlo Stanton...
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The Miami Marlins made a run for the playoffs this year financially and that run ended up badly for them. Fortunately, they were able to unload some of their more expensive pieces and acquire some really good prospects along the way. Their farm system was middle of the road before and might still be considered that in some circles, but there are are some usable pieces...
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.
Sitting 20 12 games out of first...
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...
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...