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Michael Cuddyer had a tough night at the ballpark on Saturday.Old habits die hard.The Colorado Rockies looked more like the team that took the field in 2012 than the team that has started off April with a sense of urgency.On Saturday night, in an extra innings loss to the Diamondbacks, the Rockies failed to hit with runners on base, played sloppy defense, and ran themselves off of the bases on several occasions. The poor baseball spoiled a good outing from Jeff Francis, and another solid performance from the bullpen.The Rockies had four base runners in the first inning. None of them scored. The Rockies had two runners on base in the third inning, neither of them scored. The Rockies started the 5th inning with two base runners, including Dexter Fowler at third base with no one out. Carlos Gonzalez popped out, Troy Tulowitzki walked to load the bases, then Michael Cuddyer hit an 0-1 sinker to Diamondbacks shortstop Cliff Pennington who started the 6-4-3 double play to end the threat.G...
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Nolan Arenado made his much anticipated debut on Sunday.The Colorado Rockies lost another sloppy game on Sunday to the Arizona Diamondbacks, dropping three of four in the desert.However, Rockies fans everywhere should be smiling.Early on Sunday morning, it was announced that the Rockies had made a move that had been anticipated by the fan base for the past two years. Nolan Arenado...
Matt Belisle was key to the Rockies victory on Friday night.The story for the 2013 Colorado Rockies was supposed to be their starting lineup.Most agreed coming into the season that the Rockies, if they were able to win many games, were going to win them by slugging their way to victory and overcoming mediocre pitching in doing so. On Friday night in Arizona, the Rockies showed that...
The Nolan Arenado era in Colorado begins today. After last night's loss to the Diamondbacks, the Rockies announced that third baseman Chris Nelson had been designated for assignment and that Arenado would be called up from AAA Colorado Springs. In 21 games this year, the 27 year old Nelson had a .242/.282/.312 line to go along with no home runs and poor defense at third base...
The Colorado Rockies have designated third baseman Chris Nelson for assignment which means that he has to clear waivers to be able to retain his rights. There should be at least minimal interest and probably a lot more in Nelson, so expect him to be with a different organization shortly. Taking his place on the active roster is Nolan Arenado.
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The Colorado Rockies' ability to sustain their hot start and contend for the playoffs may depend on whether star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki can stay healthy. Tulowitzki gave the Rockies and their fans a reminder that he has not been the most durable of players over his career when he left Sunday night's game with a strained left shoulder.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post...
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Sunday's game against Arizona with a strained left shoulder after an awkward slide home.
Tulowitzki will be re-evaluated on Monday. He was listed as day to day.
Tulowitzki tried to score in the first inning on a single by Michael Cuddyer. Tulowitzki slid into the plate and was easily tagged out by Miguel Montero.
Credit: AP/Al Behrman
The first place Colorado Rockies are holding their breath at the moment, as two-time All Star SS Troy Tulowitzki left Sunday’s game with a strained left (non-throwing) shoulder, according to Thomas Harding at MLB.com. The injury appeared to have occurred during a slide at home plate. The optimist would note that he played two more innings before being...
Troy Tulowitzki tends to thrive against the Diamondbacks, and he hopes facing left-handers for the rest of this series will keep it that way. The shortstop looks to continue his hot hitting as the Rockies go for their seventh win in the last 10 games against the D-backs on Saturday night.
Tulowitzki is hitting .383 with five homers, 17 RBIs and a .455 on-base percentage over his...
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Didi Gregorius was hit in the head by a pitch from Josh Outman during the seventh inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Outman had a 2-2 count on Gregorius and let a 93 mph fastball get away from him. The Rockies were up 6-3 at the time and the bases were empty, so with a 2-2 count there is...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Cody Ross' sacrifice fly to center field drove in A.J. Pollock with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday night, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Pollock led off the inning with a single off Edgmer Escalona (1-1). With one out, he stole second base and went to third on a throwing error by Rockies catcher...
A rough stretch may get even tougher for the Colorado Rockies, and a three-game series with the resurgent Los Angeles Dodgers isn't the only reason.
The Rockies may be without shortstop Troy Tulowitzki as they go for just their third win in nine games in Monday night's opener.
Colorado (15-10) opened the season by winning 13 of 17, batting .318 with runners in scoring position...
De La Rosa has been very good.It is a common theme. The Colorado Rockies get on an airplane and forget to bring their bats.On Thursday night in Arizona, the Rockies did it once again, dropping the first of a four game set with the Diamondbacks 3-2. The lack of offense, coupled with an early error and some weird baseball, spoiled an otherwise really good outing from Rockies starter...