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Tyler Colvin stated his case on Tuesday night.Apparently Tyler Colvin knows how to make his case better than the guy he was traded for, Ian Stewart.The Colorado Rockies outfielder, called up over the weekend after being optioned to Triple-A after a poor spring training, showed that he believes he should be at the big league level. On a hot night at Coors Field on Tuesday, Colvin made the most of his first 2013 start, launching two home runs, to help the Rockies win 8-3 over the Nationals.Colvin's first home run came in the 5th inning, tying the game at two. It kicked off the scoring for the Rockies, who ended up putting five runs on the board in that inning, as Carlos Gonzalez added a three-run bomb to give the Rockies a lead.In the 8th inning, Colvin went deep again, another two run homer, that gave the Rockies some breathing room after Ian Desmond had plated a Nationals run in the top half of the inning to bring Washington within two runs. The two-run homer for Colvin made sur...
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The Colorado Rockies signed pitcher Jonathan Gray on Wednesday and then put up their top draft pick in a luxury suite to watch a game at Coors Field.
Gray, selected third overall last week out of Oklahoma, arrived in Denver on Tuesday and the sides completed the contract a day later. He attended a news conference at the ballpark before Colorado played the Washington Nationals, shook...
I’m going to come right out and say this is another FanGraphs article about batter pace. That is, the average amount of seconds between each pitch thrown to the batter, as determined by PITCHf/x time stamps. I haven’t gone to this well in a while, and I know it doesn’t appeal to everyone, since pace doesn’t mean much when it comes to determining future or present performance...
Jhoulys Chacin won for the first time since April, Tyler Colvin homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Carlos Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in Colorado's five-run fifth inning.
Chacin (4-3) allowed two runs on seven hits in five innings to end a string of four straight no decisions and...
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The Colorado Rockies recently released veteran starter Jon Garland, 33, after he had a bumpy start to the season, posting a 5.82 ERA and a 1.58 WHIP in 68 innings. MLB Trade Rumors suggests that Garland may have been unlucky in racking up some less-than-stellar numbers this year, and while I haven’t seen Garland pitch much...
Eric Young, Jr. isn't going to be easy to forget for many fans.If Jim Tracy was still around he would have spent his five minutes with the media after the game tipping his cap to Washington Nationals starter Ross Ohlendorf.The Colorado Rockies got owned by the Triple-A call-up on Wednesday night at Coors Field. The former Pittsburgh Pirate and former San Diego Padre gave up just...
The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed pitcher Edgmer Escalona on the 15-day disabled list yesterday due to inflammation in his throwing elbow. In addition, Colorado is hopeful right-hander Tyler Chatwood will be available to start on Friday, while Michael Cuddyer continues to deal with rib pain.
Chatwood exited his last start due to a triceps injury, and it ultimately caused...
Third-overall draft pick in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft, Jonathan Gray, agreed to terms with the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.Although complete details regarding terms and conditions of the signing are to be determined, Gray is reported to receive $4.8 million, well below the $5.6 million that Colorado was slotted to spend on its third-overall selection.Gray will make his professional...
The Washington Nationals (31-31) are heading west to face the Colorado Rockies (34-30) after just completing a doubleheader sweep in what was possibly one of the most encouraging displays of offense they have put together all season.
They will now have the opportunity to keep their bats hot and their winning streak rolling in the hitter-friendly home of the Rockies.
A late rally helped the Colorado Rockies split their last series.
A much-needed doubleheader sweep lifted the Washington Nationals back to .500.
Both clubs are coming off encouraging performances after having recent offensive issues, and they may need to continue that trend Tuesday night at Coors Field with struggling starters Dan Haren and Jhoulys Chacin set to take the mound...
In the off-season leading up to the 2012 season, the Chicago Cubs acquired Third Baseman Ian Stewart from the Colorado Rockies in return for Outfielder Tyler Colvin, who many Cubs fans (including yours truly) thought was going to be a staple in the Cubs outfield for a handful of years to come. Due to a revolving door of injuries and lack of on-field production since the trade, Mr...