Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
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
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
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)
Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.
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.
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.
Eric Karabell examines the trades that helped fantasy owners this week, and those that did not.
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)
Matt Carpenter hit a pair of home runs and Greg Garcia's bases-loaded walk capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Thursday night.
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
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
Check out how Jon Lester did something no Cubs left-hander had done in 100 years.
Trade deadline discussions dominated the coverage from the writers of the ESPN SweetSpot Network
Jon Lester struck out 14, one shy of his career high and the most for a Cubs pitcher in more than a decade, leading Chicago over the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Wednesday.
Rockies @ Cardinals
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