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Tyler Chatwood made his case on Saturday.A win on Sunday, and no one will be talking about the Colorado Rockies lackluster offense over the prior two weeks. A win on Sunday, and the conversation will move back to the Rockies being a contender.On Saturday night, the Rockies rode the wave of momentum to a 10-2 victory over their achilles heel, the San Francisco Giants. The Rockies got a strong performance from Tyler Chatwood on the mound, the same Tyler Chatwood who was impressive against the Dodgers before being sent out for more seasoning.The small, flame-throwing right-hander did everything he needed to do to keep the pesky Giants at bay, and give his team a chance to score enough runs against Giants starter Tim Lincecum. Chatwood went 5-2/3 innings, giving up one run on seven hits. He walked four and struck out four. The Giants had plenty of base runners, but Chatwood was able to slam the door shut when he needed to.Maybe the most impressive part of the start for Chatwood was that...
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Friday night the Root Sports Rockies broadcast answered a fan question about home runs being hit into the fountains at Coors Field during the 6th Inning. Rockies play by play man Drew Goodman jokingly says, "Yea, Cargo's about to." On the next pitch, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez hits a home run to straightaway center that falls just short and wide of the mark...
Juan Nicasio was brilliant on Sunday.Elich Gardens has nothing on these Colorado Rockies.On Sunday, a day the Rockies generally forget they are playing, the club put together arguably their best game of the 2013 season. They defeated the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants in shutout fashion, 5-0 to complete a four-game series victory.With his job on the line, starter Juan...
Jordan Pacheco launched his first career grand slam Friday night.By Bryan HeadJordan Pacheco's first career grand slam propelled the Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on Friday night, ending a 10-game losing streak against their division rivals. The Rockies fell behind early when former Rockie Marco Scutaro singled off of Jorge De La Rosa, and later...
Roy Oswalt is getting himself Major League ready much like he did last season before joining the Texas Rangers. This year he is prepping to join the Colorado Rockies. And so far, he has looked sharp. He pitched an extended spring training game this weekend and looked good.
#Rockies RHP Roy Oswalt sparkled in extended spring start vs. Brewers Sat. 5 IP, 1H, 9 K. Leadoff...
After taking two of three from the Marlins over the weekend to grab sole possession of first place in the NL West, the Diamondbacks will try to win their third straight series as they visit the Rockies for a three-game set.
The Rockies have been one of baseball's surprises thus far, coming into the week at 23-20 and just two game back of the D-backs for the division lead. The...
Tyler Chatwood threw into the sixth inning and Wilin Rosario hit a two-run homer off Tim Lincecum in the Colorado Rockies' 10-2 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
Promoted from Triple-A Colorado Springs before the game for his second stint with the Rockies this season, Chatwood (2-0) had a shaky second inning but settled in after that and handcuffed the Giants...
The New York Yankees acquired utility infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash. originally drafted by Tampa Bay in the second round of the 2004 draft. Brignac was traded to Colorado in February. Brignac hit .250 with one home run and six RBI with the Rockies.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman feels the team is upgrading with Brignac. Brignac, “is a...
Juan Nicasio scattered three hits over six innings, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each drove in two runs and the Colorado Rockies won their first series over San Francisco in two years, beating the Giants 5-0 on Sunday.
Dexter Fowler tied a career high with four hits to help the Rockies take three of four from the reigning World Series champions. Jordan Pacheco also drove...
Jordan Pacheco had his first career grand slam baseball waiting for him on his chair after the game, sealed tightly in a plastic bag.
If only his tiebreaking homer would've sealed the win as tight.
No such luck. Not here at Coors Field, where big leads can shrink oh so rapidly.
Pacheco gave the team a seemingly safe cushion in the fifth, Carlos Gonzalez later added an insurance...
The Yankees have made another move to add some depth at the big league level, as they have acquired utility man Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash. Shortstop Alberto Gonzalez has been designated for assignment.
Brignac, 27, represents versatility and a slight upgrade offensively from Gonzalez. In his career, Brignac has played shortstop, second base and...
The Tracker has been away for a few days and we've got a lot of catching up to do. Let's get to the trots!
Home Run of the Day: Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies - 31.54 seconds [video]
We'll talk about Helton's home run separately. In the meantime, enjoy the Manny Ramirez home run above. With continued thanks to Manny Does Taiwan, this was Manny's sixth...
The Colorado Rockies were very busy Thursday. They had to place left-handed starting pitcher Jeff Francis on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained left groin. To fill the void on the active roster, the Rockies recalled reliever Rob Scahill and second baseman DJ LeMahieu from their Triple-A minor league affiliate. To also make room on the active roster, Colorado decided to designate...