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74-84, 3rd in NL West
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Chad Bettis surpassed expectations

Keith Law believed Bettis' future was in the bullpen, but the fact that he has held up for 51 starts over the last two seasons and produced league-average results (which look even better in Colorado) proves he can stick in the rotation. Law: Players I was wrong about (Insider)

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Rockies' Chatwood strikes out nine in eight scoreless innings (0:25)

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Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado became the 3rd player to record back-to-back 40-homer, 130-RBI seasons before turning 26. The other 2, per the Elias Sports Bureau, are Chuck Klein and Jimmie Foxx.

Lineup: Rockies (73-84) at Giants (83-74)

  • 1. Charlie Blackmon, CF (L)
  • 2. Daniel Descalso, 2B (L)
  • 3. Carlos Gonzalez, RF (L)
  • 4. Nolan Arenado, 3B (R)
  • 5. David Dahl, LF (L)
  • 6. Gerardo Parra, 1B (L)
  • 7. Cristhian Adames, SS (S)
  • 8. Tony Wolters, C (L)
  • 9. Tyler Chatwood, RHP
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Arenado: 'This season sure hurts more'

The fact that the Rockies flirted with contending earlier this summer before fading down the stretch was a big disappointment to Nolan Areando. "Mentally, I've struggled more this year than last year," he said. "There were more sleepless nights. This year, I made the mistake of having big expectations [for the team]." Denver Post

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Weiss to sit LeMahieu for batting tittle?

If it comes down to it, Rockies manager Walt Weiss said he would hold DJ LeMahieu out if it means the second baseman finishing with the highest average. "When it comes down to sitting out an at-bat or two, whatever it looks like, I'm willing to do that to get him the batting title," he said. Denver Post

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Giants cruise past Rockies (0:48)
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Posey, Pence hit back-to-back homers (1:01)
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Rockies hold steady in Power Rankings

Losses to Los Angeles over the weekend guaranteed yet another season under .500 for Colorado. However, the future looks bright, as the offense is loaded and the pitching staff is showing promise for once. Week 25 Power Rankings

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Dodgers clinch West on Culberson's walk-off HR

The Dodgers clinched their fourth straight NL West title, winning the crown in Vin Scully's final home game when Charlie Culberson homered in the 10th inning to beat the Rockies 4-3 Sunday.

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Qualls emotional remembering Fernandez's rookie year (1:26)
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Arenado shares what Fernandez meant to Cuban community (0:54)
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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Rockies All-Star 3B Nolan Arenado, who is a native of Southern California and grew up a Dodgers fan, sent the bat with which he hit his 40th HR of the season to Vin Scully hoping he will sign it.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Not only are all the Dodgers out for the Vin Scully ceremony, the Rockies are all on the top step paying their respects too.

Rockies, Weiss honor Vin Scully

Colorado manager Walt Weiss led a group of players and coaches up to Scully's booth on Thursday and presented him the team-signed letters "LAD" from the Coors Field visitors' scoreboard. Weiss and Scully also joked about the 1988 World Series, where Kirk Gibson's legendary homer came against Weiss' A's. Denver Post

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Arenado accomplishes rare RBI feat

Nolan Arenado, who drove in 130 runs last year, boosted his 2016 RBI total to 128 with a grand slam on Wednesday. He's the second player in the last 75 years to produce 125 or more RBIs in consecutive seasons at age 25 or younger, joining Albert Pujols (2001-02), per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Wednesday's longest home runs

Career home run No. 100 was an absolute blast for Evan Gattis, leading the way in the majors on Wednesday at 441 feet. Corey Dickerson hit the longest of the Rays' four third-inning homers off AL Cy Young candidate Masahiro Tanaka.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8322nd
Batting Average.2742nd
On Base Percentage.3363rd
Slugging Percentage.4582nd
Earned Run Average4.9328th
Quality Starts76Tied-12th
WHIP1.4628th
BAA.27528th

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