DENVER -- Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado went back-to-back in the first, and Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa tossed seven strong innings, propelling Colorado to a 2-1 win over the Giants on Friday at Coors Field.
With the loss, their seventh straight, the Giants fell 8 games behind the Cubs -- who won earlier Friday -- for the second National League Wild Card spot. San Francisco also falls 7 1/2 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West.
Owen Perkins is a contributor to MLB.com.
Dargan Southard is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.