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Dodgers Stun Cardinals, Grab 2-0 Lead

Los Angeles scores twice with two out in ninth to beat St. Louis 3-2

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, trailing by one run and down to their final out, rallied tonight to stun the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2, and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five National League playoff series. After Ronnie Belliard tied it with an RBI single off Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin, pinch-hitter... More »

AL Wins 15-Inning Marathon

American League prevails 4-3

(Newser) - Michael Young's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 15th gave the American League a 4-3 victory in a marathon All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium. Justin Morneau slid under the tag with the winning run to end the game after 4 hours and 40 minutes. Neither team had any pitchers... More »

Rockies Blast Cardinals

(Newser) - Matt Holliday had four singles, Jorge De La Rosa scattered five hits over 5 2-3 innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 last night to salvage a split in their four-game series. Omar Quintanilla added a career-high three hits and Garrett Atkins finished 2-for-3 with a... More »

Rockies Rally Past Cardinals

(Newser) - The Rocktober magic returned to Coors Field at least for a night. Chris Iannetta tripled home two runs off Jason Isringhausen to cap a four-run eighth-inning rally and carry the slumping Colorado Rockies past the stunned St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Wednesday night. After managing just four hits off Adam... More »

Brad Hawpe, Aaron Cook Help Rockies Beat Astros 3-2

Hawpe singles in winning run as Colorado wins its fourth straight

(Newser) - Brad Hawpe singled in the go-ahead run in the fifth, Aaron Cook pitched seven strong innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 3-2 last night. The Rockies have won four straight and eight of 11. They climbed over the .500 mark for the first time this season. Cook... More »

Rockies End Diamondbacks' Streak, 13-5

Defending NL champ Colorado finally breaks through against Arizona

(Newser) - Clint Barmes, Matt Holliday and Garrett Atkins homered, and the Colorado Rockies routed Arizona 13-5 on Sunday, snapping the Diamondbacks' eight-game win streak. Barmes drove in four runs and Holliday and Atkins knocked in three apiece for the Rockies, who beat their NL West rivals for the first time in... More »

Rockies Break Out Bats, Rout Braves 12-6

Highest offensive output for Colorado this young season

(Newser) - Yorvit Torrealba hit a three-run home run to cap off a six-run third inning and the Colorado Rockies won their third straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 12-6 on Wednesday night. Matt Holliday had a triple and two RBIs and Ryan Spilborghs went 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBIs... More »

Holliday Helps Jiminez Get Past Braves

Rockies get win but offensive woes continue

(Newser) - Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez overcame a shaky start and Matt Holliday hit two run-scoring singles in the Colorado Rockies' 4-3 win over the hard-luck Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Each of the Braves' five losses so far have come by one run. The Rockies have won three games so far, each... More »

Holliday's HR Lifts Rockies Over Braves

Colorado snaps losing streak in quick, tightly-played game

(Newser) - Matt Holliday hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth, Aaron Cook pitched seven strong innings and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves. Matt Herges (1-0) got the victory in relief of Cook, and Manny Corpas got... More »

J-Roll Fields NL MVP

Diminutive shortstop backed up swagger with hot hitting, Gold Glove defense

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins, who helped fulfill his bold prediction of a playoff appearance for the long-suffering Phillies, squeaked by Colorado's Matt Holliday for the National League MVP award, reports MLB.com. At 353 voting points, his 17-point margin over the brawny Rockies slugger was the slimmest in 16 years. More »

Vlad Impales Rios in HR Derby Final

Angels' slugger topples Philly's Howard

(Newser) - Anaheim's Vladimir Guerrero dethroned 2006 champ Ryan Howard in last night's Home Run Derby at China Basin, after a final-round sprint past Blue Jay Alex Rios. The righty needed only 3 dingers to bury Rios, who Fox speculates blew himself out with an record 12-blast second round. More »

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