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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)

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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

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Jon Lester with historic Cubs outing

The LHP struck out 14 Rockies in 8 IP in the Cubs' 3-2 win, becoming the first Cub to strike out 14 in a game since Mark Prior's 16 in Sept. 2004 -- and the 1st Cubs lefty to K at least 13 in the last 100 seasons. Box score

Cubs catch Reyes stealing

Newly acquired Jose Reyes debuted for Colorado with a first-inning single. However, when he tried to take advantage of Jon Lester's highly publicized issue with holding runners on by stealing second base, catcher David Ross easily threw him out. Follow live

Jose Reyes @lamelaza_7

Today is the beginning of a new chapter let's make sure we write a good story || Hoy es el inicio de un nuevo capítulo vamos a asegurarnos de escribir una buena historia ?? @rockies

Edward Aschoff @ecaschoff

Saying goodbye is never easy ... Even if you're getting three young, solid pitching prospects. My captain, oh captain #Tulo #Rockies #eatthepainaway

Descalso's springing catch

Rockies SS Daniel Descalso robbed Kris Bryant of a base hit with an excellent jumping grab in the bottom of the seventh against the Cubs.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4614th
Batting Average.2732nd
On Base Percentage.3247th
Slugging Percentage.4412nd
Earned Run Average4.9730th
Quality Starts3530th
WHIP1.4930th
BAA.28130th

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