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The Rockies are a better team if Jeff Francis is part of the pastnot a part of the future.This Colorado Rockies lost their best player last week. However, that didn't stop them from finishing the week just one-half game out of first place.The prevailing feeling among Rockies fans is cautious optimism. Everyone wants to believe that the team that was 1/2 a game out of first place going into Tuesday's game is for real. However, something about this team makes even the most ardent supporters wonder if they are going to slip out of the race and take the position that they have become so accustomed to, dead last.With a few exceptions, the Rockies have performed extremely well at the plate. They haven't been a product of Coors Field, they have been able to take their performances on the road, when compared with Rockies teams of the past.The lineup, however, was never in doubt. The big question was how well the starting rotation would perform. For the most part, the rotation s...
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The Colorado Rockies will option starting pitcher Jeff Francis to Triple-A prior to Thursday’s game. Roy Oswalt will be called up on Thursday and assume the roster and rotation spot of Francis.
Francis will have the option of choosing to become a free agent rather then report to Colorado Springs.
Interest from other teams should be thin as Francis has struggled...
Jorge De La Rosa was phenomenal on Monday night.When your team is 1/2 a game out of first place, there is no such thing as a positive loss. However, if there was such a thing, it happened to the Colorado Rockies on Monday.The Rockies left the country for the first time in six seasons, and in the process, accomplished something that feels like hasn't happened in another six years...
It has to be hard for a veteran player to be relegated to the minors, but that has been the case for pitcher Roy Oswalt. The 13-year veteran has been in the farm system for the Colorado Rockies for the last six weeks, but it looks like his time there could soon be coming to a close. Troy Renck
The Colorado Rockies are two games over .500 and in second place in the National League West. Did anyone expect that? Did Roy Oswalt expect that would be the case as he closed in on making his 2013 debut? Oswalt is set to make his debut Thursday, and he will be doing so for a team that's in contention.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post confirmed the expectations that Oswalt...
Roy Oswalt could provide the boost the Rockies need.The last time the Colorado Rockies won a game in Canada, it was against the Montreal Expos.The Toronto Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep of the Rockies on Wednesday, winning 5-2. The series that starts the longest road trip of the season for the Rockies might be a bad sign for this club moving forward.No one would dare say...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Colorado at Washington, 19:05 ET
2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Colorado at Washington, 19:05 ET
The Purpose of This Post
The purpose of this post is to alert the reader to how veteran right-hander Roy Oswalt is making his debut...
The Colorado Rockies have officially announced that Roy Oswalt will start on Thursday against the Washington Nationals, marking both the 2013 season debut for Oswalt.After signing a minor league contract with Colorado on May 2, Oswalt has been dominant in his time at Double-A Tulsa. In five starts with the Tulsa Drillers, Oswalt has posted a 3-2 record and 2.16 ERA along with a 25...
The New York Mets have traded right-hander Collin McHugh to the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Eric Young Jr.
The Mets announced the deal Tuesday night after sweeping a doubleheader at Atlanta. New York designated outfielder Collin Cowgill for assignment.
Young hit .242 with one home run, six RBI and eight stolen bases in 57 games this season before Colorado designated him for...
Carlos Gonzalez earns the PoTW nod after slugging his way through past seven days, with a total of six extra-base hits in six games.
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The New York Mets have acquired Eric Young in a trade with the Colorado Rockies. Young was sent to the Mets in exchange for pitcher Collin McHugh.
While with the Rockies the speedy Young hit just .242/.290/.352 over 57 games.
In order to make room for Young on the roster the Mets designated outfielder Colin Cowgill for assignment. The Mets figure to offer Young...
The Colorado Rockies are near the top of the NL West despite a struggling rotation.
He may be past his prime, but the Rockies are hoping Roy Oswalt can give the pitching staff a lift when he makes his season debut in the opener of a four-game series with the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Colorado (37-36) signed the 35-year-old Oswalt to a minor league contract May 2,...