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Colorado Rockies: The Report at the 50-Game Mark

As the Colorado Rockies approach their 50th game of the season on Memorial Day against the Cincinnati Reds, it’s certainly not a stretch to say that the campaign thus far has been a surprise. Sitting at 23-26 after Sunday’s 8-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Rockies are still within striking distance in the National League […] Colorado Rockies: The Report at the 50...
Via Roxpile
2 hours ago

Gloomy day at Coors field reuslts in poor play from the Rockies

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit LoDo was ecstatic. The sun was out, the long awaited holiday weekend was here, and the Colorado Rockies were in town. What started off as such...
Via Mile High Sports
11 hours ago

Dahl among top prospect performers Sunday

Reynaldo Lopez and David Dahl are among the top prospect performers Sunday.
Via mlb.com
13 hours ago

Parra won't back down from pushing for more

The Rockies signed outfielder Gerardo Parra because of an aggressive style that could steal a run or two. But it backfired during the second inning of Sunday afternoon's 8-3 loss to the Giants.
Via mlb.com
13 hours ago

Rockies betting on Bettis for opener vs. Reds

In a rare series-opening matinee game on Monday, the Rockies and Reds will meet on Memorial Day at Coors Field. The Reds won two of three when the teams last met from April 18-20 at Great American Ball Park.
Via mlb.com
14 hours ago

Cueto, Giants dominate Rockies 8-3

  Denver — The Colorado Rockies were dismantled by the San Francisco Giants, breezing to an 8-3 win at Coors Field on a gray Sunday afternoon. Starting pitcher Chris Rusin was knocked around early and often but had to stick through it with no long-man available in the ‘pen. He labored through five innings, giving up six runs on 11 hits, including the first home run he has surrendered...
Via BSN Denver
15 hours ago

Jorge De La Rosa’s demotion is a promotion for the Rockies

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies made the decision to move the franchise’s winningest pitcher to the bullpen, following a medley of poor starts. In the...
Via Mile High Sports
16 hours ago

Mark Reynolds Brings Solid Defensive Presence to Rockies

When Mark Reynolds was signed in the offseason by the Colorado Rockies, most expected the veteran infielder to be an asset at the plate. Few, however, realized the defensive stability he would bring to the Colorado infield at first base. “We’ve seen the defense. He’s been a plus defender for us,” said Colorado manager Walt […] Mark Reynolds Brings Solid Defensive Presence...
Via Roxpile
19 hours ago

Back to riding the bus in Modesto, Tyler Matzek puts aside his pride to save his career

The Rockies' lefty is in the middle of a long road back to Denver, but at least one thing is certain: he's saying all the right things. Modesto, Calif. -- It's not a stretch to say the last 18 months have been among the most difficult in Tyler Matzek's life. The lefty is just 25 years old, still young enough to impact the Colorado Rockies again one day, and yet a maddening inability...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino one step closer to returning after facing live hitters

News and links around the Colorado Rockies for Sunday, May 29, 2016. It's nearly June, Adam Ottavino is nearly back with the Rockies (well, OK, another few weeks), and we're nearly ready to do our next PuRPs voting list (well, OK, another few weeks again). Point is, time is flying, the season is flying by, and we're already nearly a third of the way through the damn thing when it...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Sunday Notes: Rockies’ Bettis, Padres, Adonis, IBBs, more

Chad Bettis throws both a cutter and a slider. Or maybe he throws cutters but not sliders? That determination largely depends on how you parse pitches. Whatever your opinion, you probably won’t get much of an argument from him. The Rockies right-hander isn’t 100% sure himself. “Both,” was Bettis’s initial answer to my ‘Cutter or slider?’ question. That was followed...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adam Ottavino feeling good on the road to recovery

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino threw live batting practice for the first time on his road to recovery from Tommy John surgery, and...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Chatwood leads Rockies to 5-2 win over sizzling Giants

DENVER (AP) Tyler Chatwood threw seven masterful innings, Charlie Blackmon had one of Colorado's three run-scoring doubles and the Rockies beat San Francisco 5-2 on Friday night to end the Giants' 10-game winning streak against NL West teams. It was San Francisco's longest streak versus the division since capturing 10 straight in August 1982. Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story had...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

BSN Rockies Podcast: De La struggles and new MLB rules

The Colorado Rockies come off a rough road trip, that could’ve been worse and start a home-stand. Jake Shapiro and Drew Creasman discuss the recent resurgance seen in the young pitching staff and the unusual consistency the Rockies have been getting on offense. The guys talk about the struggles of Jordan Lyles and Jorge De La Rosa as the story of this team continues to be the...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

WATCH: Ryan Vogelsong hit in face with pitch, carted off

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning after being hit in the face by a pitch. Vogelsong was batting with the bases loaded and one out in the second inning when Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles appeared to strike him in the face with a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong fell immediately in the batter’s box, where...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bergman goes on DL as Rockies shake up bullpen

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed reliever Christian Bergman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and moved around pitchers to shake up their bullpen. Bergman was injured Thursday night in the Rockies' 13-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He is 1-3 with 5.89 in nine games, including one start. Before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright looks to bounce back against Rockies

No matter what others may think of Adam Wainwright's rough start, no one is taking it harder than he is. His disappointment is understandable following an offseason of getting his stamina back after having most of his 2015 season wiped out because of injury.Now he's trying to wipe the slate clean.The right-hander's success against the Colorado Rockies isn't something he'll want to...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Jose Reyes edition

16 more days until the Colorado Rockies’ 2015 acquisition Jose Reyes is available to play after serving his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. The problem is the Rockies already have a shortstop who has been producing a lot of offense and is slightly-above-average defense. Trevor Story had a record setting April and continues his offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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