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Grichuk takes away a home run (0:15)
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Arenado, Paulsen carry Rockies past Cardinals (0:36)
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Final: Rockies 6, Cardinals 2

Ben Paulsen homered and had 3 RBIs, while Nolan Arenado added a 2-run shot, as Colorado ended a 3-game losing streak. Box score

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Paulsen powering Rockies in St. Louis

Ben Paulsen has a solo HR and a 2-run double as Colorado leads the Cardinals 6-2 in the 8th inning. Nolan Arenado also has a 2-run HR for the Rockies. Follow live

Arenado extends Rockies' lead

Nolan Arenado's 2-run HR off Lance Lynn in the 4th gave Colorado a 3-0 edge over the Cardinals. St. Louis got one back, but Lynn was lucky to have allowed just 2 runs in the inning as he struck out Charlie Blackmon with the bases loaded to end the inning. Follow live

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Did Bridich get enough for Tulowitzki?

The return Jeff Bridich got for Troy Tulowitzki may not have been big enough for one of baseball's best players. Michael Baumann expects the deal to continue Colorado's losing tradition. Grantland: Deadline winners, losers

Colorado doesn’t really improve

The Rockies traded Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes, who can easily be flipped in the offseason. ESPN Insider Dan Szymborski ranks the team no. 25 on his list because the team is built to win 75 games a year for the foreseeable future. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Cardinals blank Rockies (0:38)
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Carpenter, Cardinals create runs

Matt Carpenter started the game off with a solo shot but the rest of the team soon followed suit for 14 hits and 7 runs. The St. Louis pitching also dominated the Rockies to get a shutout win.

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Rockies OF Dickerson to DL with 2 broken ribs

Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson will be placed on the DL with two broken ribs after diving for a ball in the fifth inning of Thursday's loss to the Cardinals, manager Walt Weiss confirmed.

Rockies manager: Axford out as closer

Walt Weiss said before Colorado's game against St. Louis that John Axford will not be closing. In his last five appearances he has blown four saves, giving up 8 runs, 8 hits and 8 walks in 3 innings.

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Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

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Bowden: Best remaining options

Carlos Gonzalez was thought to be the next Rockies player to go after Troy Tulowitzki, but after three days there's been no bite. In the waning hours before the deadline, where could Gonzalez land? Potential fits (Insider)

Final: Cardinals 9, Rockies 8

St. Louis entered the bottom of the 9th down 2 runs, but Jhonny Peralta tied it up with a 2-run single and Greg Garcia walked to score the winning run and help St. Louis avoid a third straight loss. Box score

Rockies' rally leads to lead

An early 4-1 Cardinals lead is no more thanks to an RBI single by Corey Dickerson. St. Louis SP Carlos Martinez, who entered tonight with a 0.69 July ERA, has surrendered 5 earned runs on 10 hits through 5 innings. Follow live

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Nothing like helping your own cause

Rockies SP Chris Rusin's first career HR, a 2-run shot, came at a perfect time -- with his team down 4-2 to the Cardinals. And now things are all knotted up in the 4th in St. Louis. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4674th
Batting Average.2742nd
On Base Percentage.3256th
Slugging Percentage.4422nd
Earned Run Average4.9430th
Quality Starts3630th
WHIP1.4930th
BAA.28130th

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