Rockies find their offense in Chicago

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Rockies find their offense in Chicago

Gonzalez goes 5-for-5, one hit shy of the cycle, with 2 homers
Eric Young Jr. and the Colorado Rockies’ bats swung into action Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. Young homered, and Carlos Gonzalez had five hits and a two-home run game to lead the Rockies to a 9-4 victory in Chicago.

Rockies find their offense in Chicago

Eric Young Jr. and the Colorado Rockies’ bats swung into action Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. Young homered, and Carlos Gonzalez had five hits and a two-home run game to lead the Rockies to a 9-4 victory in Chicago.
Rockies rumpus

Roy Oswalt threw 64 pitches in an extended spring training start for the Rockies. He is scheduled to pitch again Saturday, and if that start goes well he is expected to join Double-A Tulsa. ... Rockies manager Walt Weiss said there hasn’t been a decision made on whether Juan Nicasio will take his next start in the rotation. ... Cubs 3B Luis Valbuena was out of the lineup for the third consecutive day after suffering a jammed right pinky finger Saturday in Washington. Sveum said Valbuena will be in the lineup today in the finale of the three-game series. ... Today’s pitching matchup is Colorado’s Jon Garland (3-3, 4.83) against the Cubs’ Jeff Samardzija (1-5, 3.70).

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