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MLB: Colorado 8, San Francisco 2

DENVER, July 25 (UPI) -- Jorge De La Rosa went a strong 7 1/3 innings Saturday and Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer in the Colorado Rockies' 8-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Colorado 9, Pittsburgh 7

DENVER, June 21 (UPI) -- Todd Helton's second hit Saturday, a two-run ninth-inning homer, rallied the Colorado Rockies to a 9-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB: Colorado 7, Seattle 1

MLB: Colorado 7, Seattle 1

DENVER, June 14 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta drove in three runs in a five-run Colorado fifth Sunday and the Rockies went on to beat Seattle 7-1 for their 11th straight win.

MLB: Colorado 4, Detroit 3

DETROIT, May 23 (UPI) -- Todd Helton's solo sixth-inning home run Saturday was the difference in Colorado's 4-3 inter-league victory against the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Colorado 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis pitched eight innings and Chris Iannetta had two hits and an RBI Monday to help Colorado post a 5-1 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: Colorado 9, San Diego 6

SAN DIEGO, May 5 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta had a grand slam and Troy Tulowitzki had two RBI and two runs scored Monday in helping the Colorado Rockies past San Diego 9-6.

MLB: Colorado 7, San Diego 5

DENVER, April 29 (UPI) -- Second-inning home runs by Chris Iannetta and Todd Helton Wednesday propelled the Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres.

MLB: Arizona 9, Colorado 8

PHOENIX, April 6 (UPI) -- Felipe Lopez and Tony Clark each hit two homers and Chad Tracy hit the winning homer in the seventh Monday to give Arizona a 9-8 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Colorado 9, San Francisco 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Seth Smith, Chris Iannetta and Joe Koshanksy each drove in a pair of runs Tuesday in Colorado's 9-4 victory over San Francisco.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Colorado 4 (10 innings)

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson scored in the 10th inning Tuesday when Colorado reliever Taylor Buchholz balked, letting the Atlanta Braves slip by the Rockies 5-4.

MLB: Colorado 7, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe scored three times Tuesday, helping the Colorado Rockies knock off the San Francisco Giants 7-2.

MLB: Colorado 5, Florida 2

MIAMI, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Ubaldo Jimenez struck out 11 over seven innings Friday and the Colorado Rockies took a shutout into the ninth before defeating Florida 5-2.

MLB: Colorado 11, Cincinnati 0

CINCINNATI, July 27 (UPI) -- Ubaldo Jimenez hurled six shutout innings Sunday and three relievers finished up Colorado's 11-0 rout of the Reds in Cincinnati.

MLB: Colorado 5, Pittsburgh 3

DENVER, July 17 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta put Colorado in front with a two-run homer in the sixth inning Thursday and the Rockies held on to defeat Pittsburgh 5-3.

MLB: Colorado 18, Florida 17

DENVER, July 5 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta finished off the biggest comeback in Rockies' history Friday with a ninth-inning, RBI single that gave Colorado a bizarre 18-17 win over Florida.
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Chris Iannetta
Colorado Rockies Chris Iannetta gets hit by a pitch thrown by New York Mets starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey in the sixth inning at Citi Field in New York City on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Christopher Domenic Iannetta (born April 8, 1983, in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American-born Major League Baseball catcher for the Colorado Rockies.

He went to St. Ann School in Providence, Rhode Island, and attended St. Raphael Academy, a Roman Catholic high school in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. His jersey was retired there, and is hung there for all to see. He was awarded All-State honors on three consecutive occasions. He was awarded the C. Dona Manyard Award which is given to a male athlete who excels in the classroom and on the field.

Iannetta attended the University of North Carolina and played catcher and first base.He played on the 2002 Chatham A's of the Cape Cod League, and is featured in the book The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream by Jim Collins. As a sophomore in 2003, he finished fourth on the squad with a .319 batting average and ranked third with 55 RBI. Ianetta was named to the NCAA Starkville Regional All-Tournament Team and tallied five hits and four RBI in the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament run.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Chris Iannetta."
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