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Eddie Butler shines in return to Colorado Rockies rotation

Much of the hope for the Colorado Rockies immediate future rests on Eddie Butler's right arm.On Saturday, Butler gave far more reason for excitement than he did in his lone big league start back in June. His six innings of one-run baseball was impressive, even if it came against the one team int he National League worse than the Rockies.Butler only struck out one, but he got...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Butler, Rockies top D-backs 5-1

DENVER (AP) Eddie Butler pitched six solid innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Saturday. Corey Dickerson and Josh Rutledge homered for the Rockies, who have won five straight for the first time since June 11-15. Butler (1-1) made his debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 6 and went on the disabled list with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cuddyer wows with his bat as Colorado Rockies avoid 100 losses

Michael Cuddyer is fun to watch, but should the Rox re-sign him?Crisis averted.The Colorado Rockies will not lose 100 games, as so many had predicted that they would. A 15-2 drubbing of the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field ensured that the most they can lose is 99 games. Two more wins in their final nine games will keep them from posting a franchise-worst record.The hero on Friday...
Via Rockies Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuddyer's career-high 7 RBI lead Rockies to rout of D-backs

DENVER -- Michael Cuddyer hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 15-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Jordan Lyles pitched six strong innings for his first win in six weeks. Rafael Ynoa added four hits and three RBI and Wilin Rosario had three hits and two RBI for the Rockies, who moved a game up on last-place...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Farm system didn’t need a change in scenery

The timing of the announcement could not have been better. Tucked in the middle of a series-clinching drubbing of the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and relegated to the back pages by the ongoing misadventures of the NFL, the word that the Colorado Rockies were officially ending their 22-year affiliation with the triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox barely caused a ripple in the...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado's season could be over

It is not often that players are sidelined due to pneumonia, but Rockies Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado is on the road to recovery after the illness and his season may be over according to Patrick Saunders.#Rockies Nolan Arenado better but days good chance he'll miss rest of season.— Patrick Saunders (@psaundersdp) September 18, 2014While the Rockies have a powerful...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the affiliate changes signs of even bigger changes for Colorado Rockies?

The Rockies said goodbye to the Sky Sox.Goodbye, Colorado Springs. Nice knowing you. Goodbye, Tulsa. It was fun while it lasted. See ya later, Pasco, good luck in the future.The Colorado Rockies announced big changes on Wednesday, moving their two top level minor league affiliates from Colorado Springs and Tulsa and signing on with Albuquerque and New Haven, Connecticut respectfully...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Rockies are moving their Triple-A team from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque

There is going to be a big shuffle in PCL Triple-A affiliations this year. We’ve already heard that the A’s and Sacramento are parting ways. Now comes a report from KUSA’s Andy McDonnell that the Rockies are going to end their 21-year affiliation with Colorado Springs in favor of pairing up with the Albuquerque Isotopes, which are currently a Dodgers affiliate. Where that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies are swapping Triple-A affiliates

While the Rockies snapped their seven-game losing streak Tuesday night with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, bigger news hit further away from Coors Field: according to reports from Yahoo! Sports and Albuquerque’s KRQE Sports, the Rockies are ending their 21-year partnership with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in favor of the Albuquerque Isotopes, starting next season. The Isotopes...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado has pneumonia

Colorado Rockies (59-91) third baseman Nolan Arenado is battling pneumonia and is at home resting while the rest of his team plays the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Rockies are unsure when Arenado will return.Nick Groke of the Denver Post tweeted this afternoon that Arenado was resting at home after his diagnosis of pneumonia.  On Sunday, Arenado also suffered a chest contusion in...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado sidelined with pneumonia, bruised chest

  Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia. The slick fielder was hurt diving for a ball during a game in New York against the Mets last week. An MRI and CAT scan Monday revealed not only a bruise but fluid in Arenado's lungs. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said it's "going to be a few days before...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the shine off Parker’s prospect status?

There’s not much left to look forward to this baseball season, and least in relation to the Colorado Rockies. Such is the fate of a team that, after an 0-6 road trip in which they scored just eight runs in six contests, is still threatening to lose 100 games for the first time in franchise history. About the only thing left to enjoy then, besides the last days of sunshine at Coors...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado exits with chest contusion

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado did not make it through Sunday's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, departing before the bottom of the fourth with what the team later described as a chest contusion:#Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado was removed from today's game with a chest contusion and is considered day-to-day.— Rockies PR (@RockiesPR) September 14, 2014Arenado told...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Colorado Rockies

For a minute there, the Rockies looked like they were going to be the Cinderella story of the season. After the first week of May, the Rockies were tied for first place in the NL West much to the surprise of everyone. But by the time the All-Star break hit, however, Colorado was tied for last place in the NL West, much to the surprise of no one. Despite an MVP caliber season...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why no one talks about Nolan Arenado even though they should

The Colorado Rockies best kept secret is only a secret if you don’t watch the Rockies play. There aren’t many infielders in the game of baseball today that bring the package that Nolan Arenado does. While he has quietly become one of the best third basemen in the league today, perhaps the scariest thing about Nolan Arenado is that he’s 23 years old. There are a lot of reasons...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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