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Tyler Matzek shines as Colorado Rockies pick up rare win in pitching duel

Tyler Matzek was great on Saturday.A silver lining in the black, dark sky that is the Colorado Rockies season, Tyler Matzek took another step forward on Saturday night in Arizona.The rookie went seven strong innings, giving up just three hits and three walks. He struck out four, but most importantly, he didn't allow a run. With 103 pitches in, manager Walt Weiss elected to go...
Via Rockies Review
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue to lose games because of stubbornness

It's been a while since Rex Brothers has slapped high fives.Don't blame Rex Brothers.It isn't Brother's fault that the Colorado Rockies continue to use him in high leverage situations. It isn't his fault that the Rockies haven't told him to take a seat until he figures things out. It isn't his fault that the Rockies haven't changed his role in the...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It’s still too early to give up on Rosario

The expected became official Thursday when the Colorado Rockies were forced to place catcher Wilin Rosario on the disabled list because of left wrist inflammation. Rosario hasn’t played since August 22 because of the lingering problem. This DL-stint will be the second long stretch of games the 25-year-old catcher has missed this season (he missed 13 games in early May), and the...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

If you’re the Colorado Rockies, is it too soon to look to 2015?

The Colorado Rockies are 53-80. There’s a chance, more legitimate than you might think, that they don’t get above 60 wins this season. With Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez out, a recent series against the Giants that all but sums up the Rockies’ 2014 season, and autumn quickly approaching, it wouldn’t hurt Rockies fans to peek around the corner at what 2015 has in store...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario to DL

The Colorado Rockies dropped to 53-80 on the season following a 4-1 loss to the Giants on Thursday. The Rockies are having a dreadful season, despite being fourth in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Numerous injuries and poor pitching have contributed heavily to the bad season. The Rockies disabled list got more crowded, as Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario were both placed on the...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies need to make tough decisions this offseason

Michael Cuddyer needs to be allowed to test the market.If nothing else, the Colorado Rockies are a loyal bunch.However, if Dick Monfort and his brother Charlie decide that Dan O'Dowd and company are still the best men for the job in Colorado, then they must be prepared to make some major changes on the field.If you've followed the Rockies for any amount of time, it would...
Via Rockies Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Colorado Rockies still make the playoffs?

Jason Whitney In 2007, in one of the most improbable series of circumstances conceivable, the Colorado Rockies Baseball Team came out of virtually nowhere to earn a spot as a wild card in the annual Major League Baseball playoffs, qualifying for only their second playoff appearance in team history. Even more improbable, they swept the Philadelphia Phillies […] Sports-Kings - The...
Via Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Prospects: Colorado Rockies

The Rockies have a solid system with some depth and some high-end talent spread across different levels.  There’s been some chatter there may be a regime change in Denver and while altitude creates some unique problems for executives, the farm is in a good position to produce some talent in the coming years. Here’s the primer for […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Jorge De La Rosa, Wilin Rosario

The Colorado Rockies continue to struggle with injuries and it appears that two more players will join the growing list of teammates on the disabled list.  Pitcher Jorge De La Rosaleft Tuesday’s start in the sixth with a thumb injury.  Catcher Wilin Rosario’s left wrist is not healing as expected.Jorge De La Rosa left Tuesday’s start against the San Francisco Giants...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado named player of the week

For a season that’s gone so poorly, the Colorado Rockies sure are racking up the individual honors. For the second straight week, a Rockie was named the National League player of the week. This time it was third baseman Nolan Arenado, who garnered the honor after batting .545 with a major league-leading 1.045 slugging percentage over the past week. Teammates @DannySantana39 and...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Michael Cuddyer. Christian Bergman, Wilin Rosario

The Colorado Rockies made roster moves over the weekend concerning outfielder Michael Cuddyer and pitcher Christian Bergman.  Catcher Wilin Rosario was unable to play this weekend but he has not been placed on the disabled list.  Rosario hopes to avoid the disabled list.The @Rockies place OF Michael Cuddyer on 15-day DL with a left hamstring strain; activate RHP Christian ...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies “what if”: Todd Helton

If you haven’t had a chance to read ESPN’s Baseball Tonight “What If” series, I highly recommend it; especially the Ken Griffey, Jr. special. Big names like Jayson Stark evaluate some pretty interesting things from baseball’s more recent history. Their work combined with the Colorado Rockies retiring Todd Helton’s number this week got me thinking about a different what...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman at Rockies game annoyed by portly Royals fan sitting in front of her (GIF)

The Kansas City Royals were in Denver this week for a quick two-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. A woman who had procured some pretty prime seats in what appears to be along the third base line could not hide her displeasure at the prospect of watching the entire game with her […] The post Woman at Rockies game annoyed by portly Royals fan sitting in front...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Cuddyer hits for the cycle for second time

When Sunday afternoon’s slate of MLB games began, no one had hit for the cycle during the 2014 season. But during the second game of the Reds-Rockies doubleheader, OF Michael Cuddyer abruptly put an end to that streak. In the eighth inning of the game, Cuddyer came to the plate needing just a double to hit for the cycle. And he delivered—ripping a...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki: ‘I’m sick and tired of losing’

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki told The Denver Post Wednesday that he is “sick and tired of losing.” “I think that’s why I came out numerous times and said I want to win,” Tulowitzki said. “It doesn’t mean I want out of here. It means I’m sick and tired of losing. “Something needs to change. Hopefully that comes fairly quickly. You can’t force it....
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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