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Rockies can't cash in RISP; 1 1/2 up in WC
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With his career-high four RBIs in a 5-4 victory over the Rockies on Monday night, Miguel Rojas made sure the Marlins didn’t have to watch another club celebrate earning a playoff berth.

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Rox balance may serve them well in final week
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At this point for the last couple of years, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado found himself discussing the chase for the National League RBI and home run titles. Now neither matter, and he’s fine with that.

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Rockies beat Padres, pad lead for 2nd WC
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Pat Valaika delivered a pinch-hit RBI double in the sixth inning, then blasted a solo homer to improve the Rockies’ playoff hopes with an 8-4 victory over the Padres at Petco Park on Sunday.

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Rockies continue WC push vs. Stanton, Marlins
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The Rockies are pushing toward a National League Wild Card spot, and Giancarlo Stanton is tracking toward 60 home runs. Those will be two of the most watched storylines when the Marlins open a three-game series at Coors Field on Monday. The Rockies will send Tyler Chatwood to the mound, with Miami going with Odrisamer […]

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Arenado day to day with right hand injury
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Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado suffered an injury at the base of his right hand, beneath the thumb, and left Sunday’s 8-4 win over the Padres after five innings.

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CarGo dealing with sore shoulder
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Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez did not start Sunday afternoon’s game against the Padres because of a left shoulder injury he suffered while making an unsuccessful diving catch attempt in Saturday night’s 5-0 loss at Petco Park, manager Bud Black said.

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With slim WC lead, Rox call on Marquez in SD
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Petco Park will host its last game of 2017 on Sunday, as the Padres and Rockies conclude their four-game series in San Diego’s home finale. Padres right-hander Luis Perdomo and German Marquez will oppose each other.

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Bettis' improvement a bright spot for Rox
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Saturday night’s 5-0 loss to the Padres didn’t help the Rockies realize their postseason hopes. But at least right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis kept his own playoff dream alive, if the team holds onto a Wild Card berth.

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Rockies' WC lead down to 1 after SD shutout
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Jhoulys Chacin showed his old Rockies teammates Saturday night just how much he’s enjoying his home. Chacin didn’t give up a hit until the sixth — his final inning — as the Padres took their second shutout in three games, and sent the Rockies to their third shutout in the last four with a 4-0 […]

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Senzatela returning to his first-half form
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Should the Rockies claim the second National League Wild Card spot, rookie right-hander Antonio Senzatela wants to make sure he’s a part of the bullpen. Going into Friday’s game against the Padres, he hadn’t been scored upon in his last four outings.

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Freeland ready for any role to help Rockies
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Rockies rookie lefty and Denver native Kyle Freeland was 13 during the club’s 2007 World Series run and 15 during the next — and last — time the club made the postseason. He lets himself dream.

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Bettis aims to boost Rockies in NL WC chase
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The Rockies look to move up in the National League Wild Card chase on Saturday when they turn to Chad Bettis to face the Padres at Petco Park. The Padres will turn to Jhoulys Chacin, who has a 1.91 ERA in 15 home starts this season.

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