Jake McGee got the out he wanted to the player he wanted, but Carlos Gonzalez's throw short-hopped Ryan Hanigan to allow the winning run to score.
The rookie came to the plate in the bottom of the ninth of a tie game having gone 0-for in his first three big-league at-bats.
As National League contenders continue to strengthen, Jeff Birdich and company may be forced to make a move just to stay afloat.
Knowing when to press and when to rest is just one of the tricks to maintaining a good pace as a starter for the Colorado Rockies.
In a game broadcast on ESPN, the Rockies put up one of their worst all-around performances of the season.
Nolan Arenado will not be confused for a thug by his teammates anytime soon.
The Colorado Rockies may be gearing up to make a trade ahead of this season's deadline.
The award was Arenado's fourth career Player of the Week honor, highlighted by a three-home-run game on July 19.
Colorado's pitching staff has mostly held down the fort this year, but any of these four arms could make a huge difference down the stretch.
As the Rockies head to the Gateway City to face the Redbirds, they can make some big gains in their pursuit of a playoff spot.