On a day that featured a pitching matchup of two of the most promising young arms in the NL, it was rookie shortstop Pat Valaika who played the hero.
Carlos Gonzalez has seen some tough times in a Colorado Rockies uniform. He deserves to be here when the playoffs are on the line.
The Colorado Rockies hosted three series over a 10-day stretch winning two and splitting four games with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
With the record, Holland helped the Rockies hold their spot in first place in the division with a 24-15 record, 1.5 games ahead of the Dodgers.
With 10 seasons already under his belt, Hanigan's maturity behind the plate brings an added finesse to the game - something Bud Black has noticed.
Alex Wood struck out 10 Rockies over six innings, allowing five hits and a walk to earn his fourth victory on the season.
Prior to Saturday's game against the Rockies, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts praised their improved pitching and "elite" offense.
Walks have played a part in several of Chatwood's worst outings each season. His results in the games that followed have been mixed.
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw (6-2, 2.43) earned his NL-leading sixth win on Friday, now one ahead of Rockies rookie Antonio Senzatela.
The Colorado Rockies have recalled prized prospect Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned pitcher Jeff Hoffman, the club announced Friday.