SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants catches this ball over his head off the bat of Tommy Field #6 of the Colorado Rockies in the second inning during an MLB baseball game at AT&T Park on September 26, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Vogelsong, who allowed just four hits and didn't walk anyone while racking up four strikeouts, contributed on offense as well as he scored on a two-run triple off the bat of the mighty Mike Fontenot. It was the only run-scoring hit against Chacin, as he went seven innings as well, but allowed eight hits and a walk along with the two runs. He struck out three.
The Rockies picked up a run against Sergio Romo in the eighth when Wilin Rosario, who led off the inning with a line single to left, scored on a base hit by Mark Ellis. That cut the lead to 2-1. With a chance to give his club the lead, Dexter Fowler struck out to end the inning. The Giants tacked on a run in the bottom of the inning on a sacrifice fly, and kept the Rockies off the board in the ninth.
This game, while not the most Rockies-Giants game of 2011, was still pretty Rockies-Giants. In seven games at AT&T Park in 2011, the Rockies have scored a grand total of ten runs. That is one of the most 2011 stats of the season. That, and the one where, in bases-loaded situations, Ty Wigginton has produced more outs than plate appearances (not sure if that's made up or not, but I'm banking on no so h/t to everever).
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The Rox need a win tomorrow or Wednesday to avoid their first 90-loss season since 2005, and only the fifth in franchise history.
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Tomorrow, Alex White will try to end his somewhat disastrous season on a good note as he'll take the mound opposite Madison Bumgarner. The Rockies really need a win, and White really needs some confidence heading into the offseason. Let it happen, baseball gods.