Found May 06, 2012 on Rockies Review:
It's time to make tough decisions with the pitching staff.The Colorado Rockies, for the second day in a row, blew a six run lead which ended in a loss against the Atlanta Braves.There are 162 games in a baseball season. By all accounts, that is a long year. Sometimes players go through the motions, sometimes managers go through the motions. So much goes into a baseball season. It is more than winning games, it is maneuvering a roster, dealing with nagging injuries, and using players in the correct situations.With all of that to deal with, there are games that define a season.Saturday's game certainly looked like that for the Rockies. Players in the clubhouse might say the right things. They might pretend like they feel that the pitching will come around.However, at some point, question marks have to creep into anyone's head. Especially when the offense isn't scuffling along and getting stung by a couple of mistakes by the starters. The Rockies offense is putting up m...

Rockies say fan injured by foul ball is OK

The Colorado Rockies say a fan who was hit by a foul ball this weekend at Coors Field and taken out of the stands on a stretcher is OK. The Rockies sent an email Sunday saying the 20-year-old woman was treated at the ballpark and released. The woman, whose name was not released, was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Atlanta's Tyler Pastornicky in the seventh Saturday night...

Colorado Rockies failed by starting pitching once again in loss to Braves

Guillermo Moscoso couldn't hold a 5-0 lead on Friday.It has become a recurring theme for the Colorado Rockies in 2012.On Friday night, after being staked to a 5-0 lead against Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves, Rockies starter Guillermo Moscoso couldn't throw do enough to hold the Rockies lead. In fact, he couldn't do enough to make it out of the 5th inning."That...

Colorado Rockies swept at home by Atlanta Braves

Freddie Freeman is a Rockies-killer.Was there anyone who thought it wouldn't go this way?The Colorado Rockies had already blown the two games that they should have won in this series. They were due for a tough offensive day after pounding Atlanta's pitchers for two straight days, both in losing causes.On Sunday, Juan Nicasio looked good, but then gave up a three run home...

Chipper angry over Moyer's accusations

DENVER (AP) -- Chipper Jones was still fuming Sunday over claims by Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer that the Atlanta star had been stealing signs and relaying them to Braves hitters. "I'm not happy, to say the least," Jones said after the Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Rockies with a 7-2 victory on Sunday. "Any time a grown man gets his integrity...

Chipper Jones Denies Moyer’s Sign Stealing Accusations

Two of the oldest players in Major League Baseball are currently in the middle of a fight, and it would probably be pretty funny if the accusations being thrown around weren’t so serious. Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer has accused Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones of stealing signs. And Jones isn’t exactly taking that insult in stride. On Saturday the 40-year...

The Daily Heckle: Pre-Game Rituals Are Nothing But Trouble

Jamie Moyer’s pre-game ritual is a little more extreme than shagging fly balls. But just like in the case of Mariano Rivera, the end result was tragic

Rockies-Padres Preview

The Colorado Rockies have put up some impressive offensive numbers recently, but their bats have been unable to keep with a struggling rotation. However, the Rockies starters could be in line to begin turning things around beginning Monday night when they open a three-game series against the San Diego Padres. Colorado fell 7-2 to Atlanta on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep...

Mike Minor ready to face Jamie Moyer

Mike Minor talks about facing the old man Jamie Moyer in Colorado on Saturday.
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