Colorado 9, San Diego 1

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Saturday, September 1, 2012 8:10 PM
Location - Coors Field
Temperature - 81°
Umpires - Home Plate - Dana DeMuth, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Kerwin Danley, Third Base - Paul Nauert,
Attendance - 30152

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 1
Colorado 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 9 13 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 62-72 33-33 29-39 L1
Colorado 54-77 29-41 25-36 W1


Rockies 9, Padres 1: Tyler Colvin homered and drove in three runs while Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam in his return to the lineup as host Colorado handed San Diego just its second loss in 12 games.

Wilin Rosario opened the scoring with an RBI single in the first inning and Colvin led off the second with his 16th blast, a line drive over the wall in right field. Colvin gave Colorado a 4-0 lead in the fifth with a two-run double down the left-field line and scored two batters later on Chris Nelson's single.

Fowler, who was kept out of the starting lineup for five games due to a sore right ankle, went 0-for-4 in his return before belting his first career grand slam in the eighth off Miles Mikolas to put away the game.

Josh Rutledge collected three hits for the Rockies, who have won 13 of 19.

Jhoulys Chacin (2-4) continued his solid pitching since returning from a chest injury, allowing one run and five hits over seven innings. The right-hander, who walked two and struck out four, yielded a total of two runs in 11 frames over his previous two starts.

Edinson Volquez (9-10) lasted only 4 2/3 innings as he surrendered five runs and nine hits. The 29-year-old gave up just three earned runs over 11 1/3 frames in two wins over Colorado earlier this year.

Will Venable hit his ninth homer for the Padres, who have not won four in a row at Coors Field since 2001.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Colorado 1B Jason Giambi was activated from the disabled list after missing 35 games with viral syndrome. The 41-year-old went 5-for-13 in five games during his minor-league rehab assignment. ... RHP Guillermo Moscoso was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs, the only player other than Giambi the Rockies added as rosters expanded to 40. ... San Diego activated RHP Andrew Cashner and LHP Joe Thatcher from the DL. Cashner had been sidelined since July 4 with a strained right lat muscle, while Thatcher was shelved on July 26 with tendinitis in his right knee. Thatcher struck out the only batter he faced Saturday.


Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   Colorado
Edinson Volquez Player Jhoulys Chacin
Loss W/L Win
4.2 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 4
9 Hits 5
9.64 ERA 1.29
San Diego   Colorado
Cameron Maybin Player Joshua Rutledge
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 6 1 9 .194 11 6 1 3 0 1
Colorado 13 2 22 .361 11 8 9 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play their next game at home against San Diego. The Rockies have a W/L % of .396 after a win and .423 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Padres have a W/L % of .516 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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