Nicasio hit hard early, Rockies lose to Reds 8-3 - Article Photos 6/7

Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton swings at a pitch on the way to striking out against the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of the Reds' 8-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. Helton was hitless in four at-bats in the game as he pursues the 2,500th hit in his career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)