Colorado Rockies (70-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (60-88, fifth in the NL East)
Washington; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Jon Gray (8-10, 4.23 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 140 strikeouts) Nationals: Paolo Espino (4-5, 4.18 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Freeland struck out seven over six innings, Trevor Story hit a three-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Saturday.
Brendan Rodgers had three hits, including his 14th homer three pitches into the game for a 2-0 Colorado lead.
Colorado Rockies (69-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (60-87, fifth in the NL East)
Washington; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (5-8, 4.77 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Nationals: Patrick Corbin (8-14, 5.98 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 122 strikeouts)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elías Díaz hit a tying homer and Brendan Rodgers had an RBI single as the Colorado Rockies rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 9-8 Friday night.
In the series opener between two teams out of the playoff race, the Rockies improved to 6-1 on their road trip.
Colorado Rockies (67-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (76-67, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-9, 4.11 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 93 strikeouts) Braves: Huascar Ynoa (4-5, 3.22 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)
ATLANTA (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are playing the role of spoilers as they face NL East contenders on the road. Brendan Rodgers likes the vibe.
“These are big games for us," Rodgers said. “We’re playing good ball right now after taking three of four from Philly.
DENVER (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered on the first pitch of Ryan Feltner's major league debut, and the Atlanta Braves added three more home runs in a 9-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Austin Riley, Adam Duvall and Travis d’Arnaud also went deep for the Braves.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brendan Rodgers’ go-ahead two-run double was Colorado’s only hit in a five-run ninth inning as the Rockies rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 9-5 on Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan McMahon lofted a two-run homer in the 10th inning, Brendan Rodgers followed with a two-run double that gave him five RBIs for the game and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 13-10 on Wednesday night and split a doubleheader that featured almost as many innings as a pre-pandemic twinbill.
DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Sam Hilliard hit a go-ahead RBI triple in the sixth inning, Garrett Hampson homered and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-4 Friday night.
C.J. Cron had three hits and two RBIs, and Connor Joe added two hits and two RBIs for the Rockies, who won their eighth in a row at home.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings to win his third straight start, C.J. Cron hit his 19th home run and the Colorado Rockies got a rare road win, beating San Francisco 4-1 on Saturday night to end the Giants’ six-game winning streak.
DENVER (AP) — Austin Gomber rebounded from his shortest start of the season to strike out a career-high nine, pitching the Colorado Rockies to a 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
The Rockies used five home runs to win 14-2 Friday night but didn’t leave the yard Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit two home runs, including a three-run drive in Colorado’s nine-run fourth inning, and the Rockies routed the Miami Marlins 14-2 on Friday night.
Ryan McMahon, Charlie Blackmon and Elias Diaz also homered and the Rockies got another strong outing from Germán Márquez (10-8).
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit two home runs, including a go-ahead two-run drive in the fifth inning, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Thursday.
Sam Hilliard and Connor Joe also homered and Brendan Rodgers extended his hitting streak to 12 games with two singles for the Rockies, who took two of three from the Cubs.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester center-back Wesley Fofana sustained a fractured left fibula after a late tackle during a friendly against Villarreal, the club confirmed Thursday, with manager Brendan Rodgers calling the challenge “horrendous."
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester defender Wesley Fofana was carried off on a stretcher with a leg injury during the club's preseason friendly against Spanish team Villarreal on Wednesday.
The 20-year-old French defender was tackled from behind by Villarreal forward Nino and received lengthy treatment at the King Power Stadium before being carried off.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Germán Márquez got the best of Yu Darvish on the mound and at the plate.
Márquez outpitched Darvish and hit a 418-foot home run off his fellow All-Star to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 victory Saturday night against the San Diego Padres.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres appeared to injure his left shoulder sliding awkwardly into third base in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night and left the game.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove struck out 11 in seven scoreless innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night.
Musgrove (7-7), who threw a no-hitter earlier in the season, was dominant throughout.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani continued his power display Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run, and Phil Gosselin had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 36th home run, one of the few highlights for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Brendan Rodgers and pinch-hitter Sam Hilliard homered to back six effective innings from Austin Gomber as Colorado improved to 11-37 on the road.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester signed 22-year-old striker Patson Daka from Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday after the Zambia international led the Austrian league in goals last season.
The Premier League club said Daka will join on a five-year contract starting July 1, subject to league and international clearances.
SEATTLE (AP) — With how easy German Márquez was cruising through the Seattle Mariners lineup, perfection seemed entirely possible.
Márquez missed out on his bid to be perfect, settling instead for arguably his most dominant start of the season.
DENVER (AP) — Sometimes, Germán Márquez tends to work too fast. Other times, too slow.
In this game, his tempo was just right.
A more measured Márquez pitched six effective innings to help the Colorado Rockies avoid a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win over the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Cole Irvin pitched six strong innings, Matt Olson and Chad Pinder backed him with home runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night.
Mark Canha added three hits, including an RBI single for the Athletics, who won for the fifth time in seven interleague games this season.
DENVER (AP) — Please disregard BBO--Rangers-Rockies, published on June 5, 2021, and datelined in DENVER. The story was from a game last Tuesday and was inadvertently retransmitted.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — It happened again to Leicester.
For the second straight season, Leicester missed out on a top-four finish and qualification for the Champions League after a loss on the final day of the Premier League season.
Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew.
Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of him.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester’s bid for Champions League soccer suffered a minor setback when it had to settle for a 1-1 draw with 10-man Southampton in the English Premier League on Friday...
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LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester midfielder James Maddison will miss the Europa League match against Slavia Prague because of a hip injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said Wednesday...
So much for Liverpool struggling under the weight of its growing injury list.
Deprived of top scorer Mohamed Salah, captain Jordan Henderson and three-quarters of their first-choice defense, the champions still easily dealt with Leicester -- the team that came into the weekend in first place in the Premier League -- in an impressive 3-0 win at Anfield on Sunday.