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Charlie Blackmon made a tremendous game-saving catch to rob Welington Castillo of a sure base hit Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.The incredible 10th inning play not only extended the game and knocked the wind out of the Rockies rightfielder but it had the breathless Cubs fans actually stand up in appreciation of the outstanding play.The game lingered on for another six innings before the Cubs overcame a three run deficit and beat the Rockies, 4-3, in the wee hours of the morning.Your browser does not support iframes.

Extra innings torture for fans of the Colorado Rockies who want something to cheer for

If the Rockies were in the race, it would have been fun.The Colorado Rockies had a game on Tuesday night.Fans who were staring at the standings every night after the game back in April and May have forgotten that the baseball season is still going on. As far as they are concerned, some misguided emails from a pompous owner were sent out a couple of days after another disappointing...

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Jorge De La Rosa edition

Jorge De La Rosa has a been a lone bright spot of an otherwise dreadful Colorado Rockies pitching staff this season. The 33-year-old lefty is 11-6 on the year, with a 4.16 ERA. He has been leaps and bounds better than any other Rockies starter. And the Rockies should trade him. Despite a solid season, De La Rosa is not taking the Rockies to the postseason this year. With July winding...

Will LaTroy Hawkins be a Colorado Rockie in 24 Hours?

Twenty-four hours. A lot can happen in twenty-four hours. Just ask Jack Bauer. For the Colorado Rockies, a lot needs to happen in the next twenty-four hours. Rumors are swirling around Troy Tulowitzki, like they always seem to. So too are talks regarding closer LaTroy Hawkins. Even Brett Anderson has caught the attention of interested parties. Look at this way, Colorado’s got the...

Troy Tulowitzki reportedly likes idea of replacing Derek Jeter

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB trade deadline approaches, the buzz around Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is growing day by day. Tuluwitzki attended a Yankees game a few days ago, apparently he didn’t visit the Yankees stadium as a fan. Jon Heyman of reported: Friends of Tulowitzki say that while he hasn’t necessarily presented a list of pre...

Could the Colorado Rockies Deal Carlos Gonzalez?

It’s been a rough year for the Colorado Rockies. They got out to a nice start, but things have been downhill from there. As of now they own a 43-62 record, which puts them in last place in the NL West. While they have several attractive trade chips, the front office and ownership are seemingly at odds with regards to whether or not they should be traded. Carlos Gonzalez has been...

GUEST POST: History in Denver suggests that altitude shouldn't be an excuse for the Colorado Rockies

The Rockies use the altitude as an excuse.BY: TOM OLSONThe Denver Bears and Denver Zephyrs played baseball at altitude and played the game with success.  The City of Denver (as far as I know) has not shrunk in height over the years, as some older people do.  It is still the same altitude now as it has always been.  The climate has probably changed since the Denver Bears and Denver...

Rockies Injury Update: Troy Tulowitzki has needle therapy on hip

The Colorado Rockies have struggled to a 43-62 record so far this season, last in the National League West. The pitching staff has let the Rockies down with a dismal 4.98 ERA, 30th in the Major Leagues. The offense has been a bright spot, particularly All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who is leading the league in hitting. But Tulowitzki has been out with a hip flexor injury, which...

Connor’s Corner: While Tulowitzki Fits, Gonzalez Does Not

All the buzz surrounding the Mets this week as the trade deadline fast approaches has been about Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. I wrote extensively yesterday about why he is a good trade target for the Mets. However, reports indicate it is far more likely the Mets acquire Tulowitzki’s teammate, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. No one is going to argue that Gonzalez is anywhere near...

Rockies Rumors: Colorado intends to keep LaTroy Hawkins

The Colorado Rockies are 20 games below .500 at 43-63 and 14 1/2 games out in the National League West. With the trade deadline looming and a pitching staff with an ERA near five, the Rockies would figure to be a seller on the market. While there is interest in reliever LaTroy Hawkins, the Rockies appear to want to keep the veteran closer, who has 17 saves and an ERA of 2.92 this...

Carlos Gonzalez to miss Wednesday’s game against the Cubs

getty images The Colorado Rockies will be without outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Gonzalez has been dealing with left knee soreness and rolled his ankle on Saturday. He should return to the Rockies lineup in a day or so. In 64 games this season Gonzalez is hitting .243/.294/.432 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI.

Troy Tulowitzki: The must haves and the must avoids

Over the last few weeks, the Mets seem to have a different overall energy than they had in May or June resulting in a positive opening to the second half and each day the possibility grows that October baseball could return to Queens. However, there are holes to fill and holes that might grow as the deadline nears. There are current holes include leftfield and shortstop, while there...

Just Say No to Tulo

Before you jump down my throat, give me a chance to explain. Rumors are running wild because the Mets allegedly made a phone call to the Colorado Rockies declaring their interest in acquiring either Troy Tulowitzki, who leads the National League in hitting, or Carlos Gonzalez, who is currently in the middle of one of his worst seasons as a pro. I’m not a fan of sacrificing huge...

Rockies planning to keep 41-year-old closer LaTroy Hawkins

The Rockies briefly talked to the Pirates and a couple others about Colorado's 41-year-old closer LaTroy Hawkins, but with the market limited and Colorado interested in picking up Hawkins' option, the Rockies are planning to keep the righty reliever.

MLB Rumors: Troy Tulowitzki on the move?

The Colorado Rockies have had nothing but a disappointing season, started off very hot it seemed to be the year they could

REPORT: Mets and Rockies will wait until winter to talk Troy Tulowitzki trade

PHOTO COURTESY: THE DENVER POST For you Mets fans that are believing that the team’s recent hot streak is for real, you may be disappointed by this news. The Mets will not be adding any high powered or high priced talent with tomorrow’s trade deadline just a few hours away.  The one trade that surrounded the Mets involved Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.  Those talks will...
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