Tag: German Marquez
All in all, although the Rockies lost Saturday night, the results of the day were wholly positive for Colorado, who will face the Arizona Diamondbacks in the National League Wild Card game at Chase Field on Wednesday.
The Rockies, losers of four out of their last six games, watched their wild-card lead over the Brewers dwindle to a single game.
Marquez's brief outing against the Diamondbacks marked his worst performance of the season.
Greg Holland took the mound on Thursday for the second time in less than 24 hours with a one-run lead and a chance to beat his old team.
By not trading for a starting pitcher at the deadline, the Rockies are counting on Lucroy to strengthen the rotation down the stretch from behind the plate.
The Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets Thursday afternoon by a final score of 5-4 in bizarre fashion.
Marquez retired 16 consecutive batters to open the game before Matt Wieters lined an opposite-field single to left to break up the perfect game.
Charlie Blackmon set the tone early for the Colorado Rockies then added a high note late in a 9-6 victory over the San Diego Padres at Coors Field.