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Inside Pitch: Tigers, Twins lose to keep Tigers' lead at 2: Second baseman Clint Barmes made a diving catch to start a game-ending double play, preserving the Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday in Denver.
Edgar leaves with injury in Padres' loss: San Diego right fielder Edgar Gonzalez left Tuesday's game in the seventh inning with a partial dislocation of his left shoulder after attempting to catch Clint Barmes' fly ball.
Top of order leads Rockies in slugfest: Dexter Fowler was 4-for-5 with three doubles on his return to the lineup, Clint Barmes homered and drove in three and Troy Tulowitzki went deep as the Rockies rolled over the Pirates, 10-1, on Thursday to give Jason Marquis win No. 13.
Cook leads Rockies to 10-1 win over Padres: SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Aaron Cook pitched six solid innings, Clint Barmes hit a three-run homer and Seth Smith added a two-run shot to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 10-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night....
Jimenez wins 3rd straight, Rockies beat Rays: Clint Barmes hit a two-run homer to help Ubaldo Jimenez win his third straight start in the Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
Jimenez solid in defeating Rays: Ubaldo Jimenez gave the Rockies 6 2/3 innings and held the Rays to one run Thursday, and Clint Barmes and Todd Helton hit back-to-back homers in Colorado's 4-3 victory in the finale.
Jimenez wins 3rd straight, Rockies beat Rays 4-3: DENVER, (AP) -- Clint Barmes hit a two-run homer to help Ubaldo Jimenez win his third straight start in the Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday....
Barmes leads Rockies past Giants: Clint Barmes went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and Franklin Morales pitched four scoreless innings as the Rockies beat the Giants, 9-7, on Saturday.
Barmes attacking offseason with vigor: Rockies second baseman Clint Barmes' trick this offseason is to treat it the same as last offseason.
Rockies 3, Giants 1: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Clint Barmes homered for the second straight game, pitcher Jorge De La Rosa hit an RBI single and the Colorado Rockies completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
Rockies' offense erupts against Giants: Clint Barmes had hits in his first four at-bats, including a home run, a two-run double and an RBI single, as the Rockies beat the Giants, 15-6, at AT&T Park on Wednesday night.
Rockies 15, Giants 6: Clint Barmes homered, doubled in two runs and singled twice, Garrett Atkins hit a three-run homer and the Colorado Rockies routed the San Francisco Giants 15-6 on Wednesday night.
Rockies win, all but officially eliminated: Ubaldo Jimenez allowed two runs in the first, but that was all in seven strong innings, as the Rockies defeated the Padres, 10-3, on Tuesday night. Clint Barmes hit a two-run double, Jeff Baker smacked a three-run homer and Chris Iannetta added a grand slam.
Rockies 5, Astros 2: DENVER (AP) -- Clint Barmes homered, Ubaldo Jimenez won for just the second time in a month and the Colorado Rockies ended the Astros' eight-game winning streak, beating Houston 5-2 on Friday night.
Rockies end Astros' 8-game win streak (AP):
Houston Astros starting pitcher Brian Moehler, left, heads for the dugout as he is pulled from the game by manager Cecil Cooper, right, as catcher Humberto Quintero looks on after Moehler walked Colorado Rockies' Ian Stewart to load the bases in the fifth inning of the Rockies' 5-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Friday, Sept. 5, 2008. " align="left" border="0">
Ubaldo Jimenez's poor start last week evoked an angry reaction from Chris Iannetta. The catcher's stern words paid off Friday night. Clint Barmes homered, Jimenez won for just the second time in a month and the Colorado Rockies ended the Astros' eight-game winning streak, beating Houston 5-3. Jimenez (10-12) allowed three runs and five hits, struck out six, hit two batters and walked one in six-plus...
Smith, Stewart get chance to show skills: When Clint Barmes and Brad Hawpe were placed on the disabled list Saturday, the Rockies quickly summoned Seth Smith and Ian Stewart from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Barmes, Hawpe placed on DL: The Rockies placed shortstop Clint Barmes and right fielder Brad Hawpe on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday morning before a nationally televised afternoon game with the Mets.
NL NOTES: Rockies' Barmes, Hawpe land on DL: SS Clint Barmes and RF Brad Hawpe were placed on the 15-day disabled list, and the club recalled OF Seth Smith and INF Ian Stewart from Class AAA Colorado Springs.
Rockies 4, Giants 3: Clint Barmes homered and Yorvit Torrealba added a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-3 win over slumping San Francisco on Monday night.
Barmes bats Rockies past D-backs: Clint Barmes knocked a homer and drove in four runs as the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks, 13-5, at Chase Field on Sunday afternoon in front of 31,321 to avoid being swept by their National League West rivals for the second time this season.
Rockies 13, Diamondbacks 5: PHOENIX (AP) -- Clint Barmes, Matt Holliday and Garrett Atkins homered, and the Colorado Rockies routed Arizona 13-5 on Sunday, snapping the Diamondbacks' eight-game win streak.
Podsednik, Barmes make first starts: Scott Podsednik and Clint Barmes have functioned well in the few opportunities they've had this season. Now, the Rockies hope they can spark the club on Sunday afternoon as they make their first starts of the season.
Rockies option Barmes to Triple-A, call up Quintanilla: Infielder Clint Barmes was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Tuesday by the Colorado Rockies, who recalled infielder Omar Quintanilla from the minor league team.
Hirsh outduels Maddux again, Rockies win (AP):
Colorado Rockies' Garrett Atkins, Todd Helton, Clint Barmes, Jamey Carroll, back left, Brad Hawpe, back center and Matt Holliday (5) celebrate a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres during a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, April 22, 2007. " align="left" border="0">
Greg Maddux was beaten at his own game. Jason Hirsh mixed up his pitches -- sprinkling in his changeup and curve to set up his fastball -- and bore down when things got tough in Colorado's 4-2 win over San Diego on Sunday. "He's not afraid to throw his slow pitches and changeups when he's behind in the count," Maddux said.
Opening act needs some work: Two years ago, it was Clint Barmes' game-ending home run off San Diego closer Trevor Hoffman that had the sellout crowd at Coors Field euphoric. A year ago, it was Brad Hawpe's fielder's choice in the bottom of the 11th against Arizona right-hander Jason Grimsley that gave the Coors Field crowd cause for celebration.
Barmes takes on minor role: The last two years, Clint Barmes has been the Opening Day shortstop for the Rockies, hitting second both times. He added a bit of drama to the franchise's history in 2005 when he became the first rookie in major league history to hit a game-ending home run on Opening Day.
MLB: Angels' Figgins will miss five to six weeks: Colorado RockiesTroy Tulowitzki won the starting shortstop job with the announcement that the player competing with him, Clint Barmes, was being sent to Class AAA Colorado Springs. Tulowitzki, 22, is batting .342 this spring with five doubles and six RBIs.
Rox' shortstop battle not yet decided: It appears as if Troy Tulowitzki's .361 spring average has him primed to earn the starting shortstop job, but the Rockies' brass hasn't said one way or another. Clint Barmes, who's hitting .258, is a respected incumbent and not out of the running yet.
Short stop in job quest: Rockies rookie shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's smile said plenty. His right forearm might be a bit battered and it is definitely bruised. But it is in one piece, and his battle with incumbent Clint Barmes for the starting shortstop job was only put on hold during the weekend.
Colorado shortstop battle to heat up: The competition between Clint Barmes and Troy Tulowitzki for the Colorado shortstop job is about to heat up as the Rockies begin Cactus League play on Wednesday. Barmes is the incumbent, while Tulowiztki is the exciting newcomer out to take the position.
No shirt off his back - yet: Rockies shortstop Clint Barmes was ready to defer to experience.
Barmes intent on seizing opportunity: The groundwork is firmly in place, vitally important hitting changes that Clint Barmes had to make after last season.
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