The Colorado Rockies opened the 2012 season with a 5-3 win at Minute Maid Park in Houston over the Astros. Houston took an early 1-0 lead, before the Rockies scored three in the third. The Astros tied it up in the fourth, but Colorado added one in the eighth to take the lead for good. Guthrie recorded the win. Betancourt chalked up a save. Game two of the new season is Saturday at 5pm MT (TV: Root Sports).

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Single-game tickets are no longer available for the home opener on Monday, but can be purchased for the final two games of the opening series against the Giants on Wednesday (4/11) and Thursday (4/12). For Rockies ticket info call (800) 388-ROCK, or click here.

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