The Rockies fell in their series finale with the D-backs, 6-2, on Sunday at Chase Field, losing their third straight series against Arizona.
John Lackey understands Spanish well enough to know what Starlin Castro was saying, but didn't grasp that the Cubs' shortstop was mad at himself, not at the Cardinals pitcher. Castro was upset after he flew out to center to end the fourth inning Sunday, and he yelled something in Spanish. Lackey took exception to what was said, and Cubs first-base coach Eric Hinske and Cardinals catcher Yadier Mol
Chase Anderson has been remarkably consistent against the Rockies this year, and on Sunday afternoon, he helped lead the D-backs past the Rockies, 6-2, at Chase Field.
The Dodgers and Nationals, a pair of National League division leaders, will open September on Monday with the first of three games at Dodger Stadium.
After the Giants' 15-5 victory against the Brewers on Sunday, San Francisco took advantage of the opportunity to expand its roster with the arrival of September by calling up five players.