Rox back in win column, go for .500 today…
Aaron Cook is now 6-3 on the season after fighting through a 2 run fifth inning on solo homeruns by Carl Crawford and Evan Longoria. The Rockies Troy Tulowitzki put up a 3 run shot in the 2nd and Chris Iannetta added a solo homer in the 4th inning. Huston Street gets his 14th save of the season and Manny Corpas in the set up role struck out 2 in the 8th. Ubaldo Jimenez starts this afternoon to try and even his record on the season to 6-6, going against Matt Garza (4-4) for the Rays in the rubber match.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that former Rockies pitcher Shawn Chacon has signed a minor league contract with the Athletics.
Patrick Saunders writes on Yorvit Torrealba who is due to start his minor league rehab assignment after the homestand this Sunday to get back into playing shape.