Franklin Morales states his case for staying in the rotation for Colorado Rockies

Franklin Morales was great on Thursday.It wasn't the typical gem, but it still qualifies as one.With the eyes of the Denver sports world waiting for the Avalanche's incredible come from behind win, Franklin Morales was quietly stating his case for a permanent spot in the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.For some reason, when Morales pitches, the sense of confidence and...
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Not time to hit the panic button on De La Rosa

It is not that pitching has always been the Colorado Rockies Achilles’ heel. As an organization the Rockies have just simply always had to work differently with pitchers than other franchises. Pitching at altitude has mentally derailed many young Rockies prospects. Young, promising, pitchers have often been know to wilt under the unique circumstances of pitching at Coors Field...
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Prospect Watch: Ryan McMahon- Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have two pitching prospects who get all the publicity. Jon Gray and Eddie Butler will soon headline the Colorado rotation, but pitching isn’t the only thing they have stockpiled in their system.The Rockies are known for drafting/signing quarterbacks; Seth Smith, Todd Helton and Russell Wilson are just a few names that come to mind. Now you can add Ryan McMahon...
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Juan Nicasio's education continued in Rockies' win over Padres

The education of Juan Nicasio continued Tuesday night in the Rockies' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. A quartet of relievers finished the job, with closer LaTroy Hawkins notching his third save with a crisp ninth inning that ended with a 5-4-3 double play. Always blessed with a thunderbolt four-seam fastball, Nicasio is learning how to master his slider and split-finger...
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Juan Nicasio shows that he has taken huge steps forward for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio showed his huge steps on Tuesday night.One pitch Juan.That is what would have been an appropriate nickname for Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio in 2013. The right-hander threw his four seemed fastball literally 95 percent of the time. After being rushed to the big leagues, it was the only pitch that was good enough to use at the big league level.On Tuesday night...
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PHOTO: Rockies' Anderson posts broken finger on Instagram

Rockies pitcher Brett Anderson is going to be out for 4-6 weeks after breaking a finger. It wasn't while pitching, but during one of the many really productive at-bats pitchers tend to have. How broke was it?Take a look at his X-ray.Now go ahead and say "Ouch!" while looking at your finger and be glad that isn't your hand. Loading...
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Rockies' Brett Anderson (finger) to have surgery

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson will undergo surgery Thursday to repair the left finger he broke on Saturday, reports Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Small pins will be inserted to align the bones, allowing Anderson some movement and avoiding a splint. The pins will be removed in a couple of weeks. The Rockies called up outfielder Corey Dickerson from Triple-A Colorado...
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Another heartbreaking loss for the Colorado Rockies in first game of set at Petco Park

Jordan Lyles struggled the second time through.A fan of the Colorado Rockies without chunks of hair missing might not be a real fan.Year-in and year-out, the Rockies head west on their charter plane only to watch their record and spot in the standings plummet. It is inexpiable. On Monday night in San Diego, one of the few visiting parks where the Rockies play well, Colorado blew...
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Rockies' Michael Cuddyer injured after collding with outfield wall

Colorado Rockies All-Star right-fielder Michael Cuddyer left under his own power after colliding with the outfield wall in tonight's game against the San Diego Padres. Cuddyer, who won the NL batting title in 2013, apparently injured his right arm or elbow as he was chasing down a triple hit by the Padres' Alexi Amarista.Sports Injury Alert will provide more information as...
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Brett Anderson lands on DL, water is wet

It isn’t baseball season until Brett Anderson lands on the disabled list. Sure enough, the Rockies placed him there yesterday due to a broken finger. Anderson out likely 4-6 weeks. Morales expected to replace him. Awful luck for anderson — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 13, 2014 Anderson suffered the injury while hitting, which just goes to show what a great idea it was for Colorado...
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Rockies' Brett Anderson (finger) out 4-6 weeks

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson was listed as "questionable" for his next start on Thursday after leaving yesterday's game in the 4th inning with an apparent left finger contusion. However, X-rays revealed the finger is broken, meaning Anderson will be out 4-6 weeks, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post. LHP Franklin Morales will come out of the bullpen...
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Colorado Rockies keys to October baseball

For any franchise and fan base not making the playoffs is tough. Not making the playoffs and failing to win 82 games in three out of the last four season is grueling. However, if April symbolizes anything to staunch baseball fans, it symbolizes hope. With a record hovering around five hundred, the Colorado Rockies are off to a fair start. A disappointing opening series loss to the...
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The Colorado Rockies make the postseason if…

Every fan begins the season with the highest of hopes. How high were mine? If you missed my case for the Rockies winning the NL West this year, you can get caught up here. Now that the Opening Day glamour has rubbed off, it’s time to face reality. For the Colorado Rockies, an NL West crown is not happening this year. For starters they could be the worst team in their division and...
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Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon makes MLB history with 6-for-6 game

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon went a career-best 6-for-6, including three doubles, a two-run homer and five RBIs to lead the Rockies to a 12-2 victory in their Coors Field opener. Blackmon, 27, became the first player in MLB history to homer and have three doubles as part of a 6-for-6 game.  He is also the first player in Rockies’ history to have five or more hits...
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