Tyler Matzek pitched well and kept the Colorado Rockies in the game. The Rockies scored three runs in the second inning on a Tulo single, Corey Dickerson single, and a three run shot by Mike McKenry. Tyler Matzek pitched into the seventh inning giving way to Matt Belisle with one out in the seventh inning. Belisle promptly served another ball down broadway to Ian Desmond for the go-ahead home run which stood as a 4-3 final. Matzek gave up all three runs in the fourth inning on a two-run homer by Jason Werth and a couple of fluke hits. Matzek issue just one free pass in his 6.1 inning stint.
The front office made a trade with the Cincinnati Reds obtaining Jair Jurrjens who is all banged up trying to revive his career. AA first baseman Harold Riggins from Tulsa was sent to the Reds.