Pitcher Jamie Moyer, 49, makes history; Rockies beat Padres 5-3

Posted on: 9:41 pm, April 17, 2012, by

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP

DENVER — It seemed like old times for Jamie Moyer, who won a game for the first time since he was a Phillie two years ago and eclipsed an 80-year-old baseball record by becoming the oldest pitcher to win a Major League baseball game, beating the Padres, 5-3, at the age of 49.

A day after setting a season high with 14 hits, the Padres were stymied by Moyer, scraping together six hits against the veteran left-hander. MORE>>>