Marquez sends Rockies to historic sweep

German Marquez held the Braves to two runs over seven strong innings while Trevor Story and DJ LeMahieu homered as the Rockies picked up their first four-game series sweep in Atlanta with a win over Anibal Sanchez. Colorado, which is just a half-game out of first place in the NL West, also completed a record-tying stretch of 46 games against plus-.500 teams, winning 30 of those matchups.… Read More
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Rox roll during record stretch vs. winning clubs

The Rockies tied a National League record Sunday by playing their 46th straight game against a team with a better-than-.500 record. But their performance over the stretch has been more about the quality of the Rockies than that of opponents.… Read More
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Rockies stun Braves with 3 in 9th, win in 10

After scoring three times with two outs in in the ninth to tie, the Rockies used DJ LeMahieu's solo homer to spearhead a 2-run 10th, leading them to a third straight win over the Braves on Saturday night at SunTrust Park. Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz shut out the Rockies over seven innings and struck out nine. But against Braves closer A.J. Minter, Ian Desmond delivered a two-run double and Gerardo Parra followed with a game-tying single.… Read More
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Desmond, Blackmon triple Rockies to victory

Ian Desmond and Charlie Blackmon had key triples to lead the Rockies to an 11-5 victory over the Braves on Friday night at SunTrust Park. Desmond and Blackmon were two of the four Rockies to finish with three-hit nights, as Kyle Freeland impressed on the mound, striking out nine in six innings of one-run ball. Braves utility man Charlie Culberson made his pitching debut in a losing effort, dialing it up as high as 94 mph in his inning of work.… Read More
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Dunn tosses simulated game on path to return

After dealing with injuries for much of the season, Rockies left-handed relief pitcher Mike Dunn threw a simulated game Friday and is scheduled begin a Minor League rehab assignment next week. The plan is to have the veteran Dunn back as a member of the bullpen in September.… Read More
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Dahl caps 9th-inning rally with go-ahead knock

David Dahl produced the go-ahead hit as the Rockies erased a one-run deficit to shock the Braves in the series opener. Ryan McMahon tied the game with an RBI single and Dahl, who homered earlier in the game, knocked a two-out, two-run single. Kurt Suzuki homered for the Braves, who got seven innings of two-run ball from Julio Teheran. Jon Gray struck out nine over seven frames.… Read More
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