WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester started the afternoon at the bottom of the Premier League and ended it four places higher in 16th after a 4-0 win against Wolverhampton on Sunday gave a big boost to Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Harvey Barnes scored his sixth goal in as many games against Leeds to secure a 2-0 win for Leicester in the Premier League on Thursday.
Victory eased growing pressure on manager Brendan Rodgers and extended Leeds’ winless run to seven, leaving it above the drop zone on goal difference only.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:
Last-place Leicester hosts Leeds with both teams desperate for points. Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers is under mounting pressure after his team won only one of its first 10 league games.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester missed the chance to climb out of the Premier League's bottom three with a 0-0 draw at home against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
But a point was enough to move it off the bottom ahead of Nottingham Forest on goal difference — even if only temporarily.
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Bournemouth’s prospective new owner Bill Foley watched from the stands as the club mounted a second-half comeback to beat struggling Leicester 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Getting 22 new signings to gel is proving to be a mightily difficult task for Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper.
A 4-0 loss at previously winless Leicester dropped Forest into last place in the English Premier League on Monday, leaving Cooper at risk of becoming the latest top-flight manager to lose his job.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Germán Márquez gave up one hit over six innings to help the Colorado Rockies end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Brendan Rodgers hit a home run for the Rockies, who were victorious for just the second time since Sept.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers knows the “heat is on” ahead of the visit of 19th-place Nottingham Forest in the Premier League.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies infielder Brendan Rodgers was placed on the 10-day injured list on Thursday with a left hamstring strain, and the team called up infielder Ezequiel Tovar from Triple-A Albuquerque.
San Francisco Giants (72-77, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (64-85, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Thursday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: TBD; Rockies: Jose Urena (3-6, 5.49 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, 47 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Randal Grichuk had two hits and two RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday for a rare second straight win on the road.
Connor Joe hit a solo homer for last-place Colorado, and Brendan Rodgers had a run-scoring groundout.
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min ended his goal drought this season by scoring a hat trick after coming off the bench in Tottenham's 6-2 win over last-placed Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Jack Grealish and Son Heung-min, two of the English Premier League's most high-profile players, have been facing growing criticism for their failure to score this season.
A look at what's happening in European soccer on Saturday:
It's Wolverhampton's turn to figure out how to stop Erling Haaland. Manchester City and its prolific new striker visit Molineux in one of just three Premier League games.
This season is already proving to be a big reality check for Leicester.
Six years ago, the club from the east Midlands was delivering soccer’s greatest fairytale, winning the English Premier League at preseason odds of 5,000-1.
Arizona Diamondbacks (65-71, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (59-79, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Friday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-4, 3.74 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 85 strikeouts); Rockies: German Marquez (8-10, 4.86 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 124 strikeouts)
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Leicester plunged into more turmoil in the Premier League by losing 5-2 at Brighton on Sunday to remain in last place and without a win after six matches.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers was already under pressure before his team’s fifth league loss of the season, with its defending particularly poor at Amex Stadium.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester defender Wesley Fofana did not turn up for training one day last week and has been working with the club's under-23s amid interest from Chelsea in the French center back, manager Brendan Rodgers said.
San Francisco Giants (59-61, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (53-69, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Jakob Junis (4-3, 3.53 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 63 strikeouts); Rockies: Kyle Freeland (7-8, 4.82 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers drove in Wynton Bernard with his fourth hit of the game, and the Colorado Rockies beat the scuffling San Francisco Giants 4-3 in 10 innings on Saturday night.
Ryan McMahon had three hits and Lucas Gilbreath (2-0) pitched the 10th inning for the win.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Without the dropped Wesley Fofana, Leicester threw away the lead to lose 2-1 at home to Southampton in the Premier League as its tough start to the season continued on Saturday.
San Francisco Giants (59-60, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (52-69, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Cobb (4-6, 3.99 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 105 strikeouts); Rockies: Ryan Feltner (2-4, 6.39 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)
Arizona Diamondbacks (52-61, fourth in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (51-65, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Tommy Henry (1-1, 3.75 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, six strikeouts); Rockies: Ryan Feltner (2-3, 6.02 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 41 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers and Ryan McMahon hit back-to-back home runs in a six-run seventh inning, and the Colorado Rockies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6 on Thursday to secure their first series win since the All-Star break.
St. Louis Cardinals (60-48, first in the NL Central) vs. Colorado Rockies (48-63, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Tuesday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (8-8, 2.92 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 106 strikeouts); Rockies: Ryan Feltner (1-3, 5.75 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland outpitched Clayton Kershaw, and Brendan Rodgers had three hits as the Colorado Rockies snapped a six-game skid against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 5-3 victory Saturday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers (66-32, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (45-55, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Friday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Julio Urias (9-6, 2.72 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 99 strikeouts); Rockies: Chad Kuhl (6-5, 4.48 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 69 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Elias Díaz hit a two-run single off Kendall Graveman in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies overcame the loss of starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — Kyle Newman and Michael Chavis had three hits apiece, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended their 12-game road trip with a 8-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Jason Delay and Jason Marisnick also had two hits and Tyler Beede (1-1) pitched two innings of relief for the Pirates.
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered and drove in four runs, C.J. Cron hit his 21st home run and German Marquez became the second Colorado pitcher to reach 900 career strikeouts as the Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-2 on Friday night.
San Diego Padres (50-38, second in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (38-49, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Tuesday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Mike Clevinger (2-1, 3.34 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 36 strikeouts); Rockies: Austin Gomber (4-7, 6.46 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 59 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger scored the winning run on Mookie Betts’ infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered, Connor Joe had a three-run triple and the Colorado Rockies overcame a two-homer game by Arizona's Christian Walker and beat the Diamondbacks 11-7 on Saturday night.
Colorado Rockies (30-40, fifth in the NL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (39-32, second in the AL Central)
MIAMI (AP) — Avisaíl García drove in the go-ahead run on a fielder’s-choice grounder in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.
MIAMI (AP) — Garrett Cooper lined a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Tuesday night for just their third win in nine games.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yonathan Daza looped a tiebreaking single into right field, capping a three-run fourth inning fueled by three errors, and the Colorado Rockies rallied past San Francisco 4-2 Thursday to take two of three from the Giants.
DENVER (AP) — Matt Olson hit a three-run homer, Ronald Acuña Jr. had a solo shot among his four hits and the Atlanta Braves moved above .500 for the first time since the season's opening week by holding off the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Sunday.
Atlanta Braves (24-27, second in the NL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (23-27, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Thursday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Ian Anderson (3-3, 4.34 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 36 strikeouts); Rockies: Austin Gomber (2-5, 5.51 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 35 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers hit three home runs, including a two-run walkoff drive in the 10th inning, to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 13-12 on Wednesday night for a doubleheader split.
DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Yonathan Daza doubled to drive in three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, helping the Colorado Rockies rally past the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday and give starter Ryan Feltner his first big-league win.
WASHINGTON (AP) — José Iglesias had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh, Chad Kuhl pitched 6 1/3 innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 to split a doubleheader on Saturday.
Colorado Rockies (19-22, fifth in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (17-24, fourth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (1-4, 4.85 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Pirates: Roansy Contreras (0-0)
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies catcher Brian Serven fouled off the first pitch in his very first major league at-bat Wednesday, right in the direction of his family sitting behind home plate at Coors Field.
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in a three-run eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stopped their 12-game losing streak against San Francisco by rallying past the Giants 5-3 on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — Tommy La Stella homered on the second pitch of the game and doubled twice as the San Francisco Giants extended their dominance against Colorado with a 10-7 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon, Sam Hilliard and Ryan McMahon hit home runs, Germán Márquez overcame one rough inning for his first victory this season and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game skid by beating the Kansas City Royals 10-4 on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run homer and an RBI triple, Hunter Dozier had his first career five-hit game and the Kansas City Royals broke out of their offensive funk in a 14-10 victory over the bumbling Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Garrett Hampson and Brendan Rodgers each hit their first home runs of the season — both three-run shots — for the Colorado Rockies in a 9-7 win over the Washington Nationals on Thursday.
DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland tossed seven strong innings for his first win of the season, and the Colorado Rockies completed a series sweep of the struggling Cincinnati Reds 10-1 on Sunday.
Brendan Rodgers broke out of a season-long slump with two hits and four RBIs and C.J.