Found July 24, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Carlos Torres pitched well on Monday night.Jonathan Sanchez fits right in with the Colorado Rockies.The former San Francisco Giant, then Kansas City Royal made his Colorado Rockies debut on Monday night in Phoenix. The lefty went four innings, giving up five earned runs on six hits. He struck out five but walked four, an issue Sanchez has dealt with his entire career.The pitching has been the issue. That might be the most obvious statement made in the history of Major League Baseball. However, if this Rockies team even had decent starting pitching, their record would be closer to .500 rather than potentially losing 100 games.A poor pitching performance from Sanchez was all the Diamondbacks needed with Ian Kennedy on the mound. The 20-game-winner from a year ago pitched eight innings, giving up two runs on five hits. He struck out seven and didn't walk a batter. It was a performance that the Rockies would love to see just once or twice from their starting pitchers.While it is eas...

Lost in the Colorado Rockies poor play is Jim Tracy's horrible moves

The 2012 season for the Colorado Rockies is going even worse than what most expected.The passionate fans that remain mainly direct their ire at general manager Dan O'Dowd. He is the author of the "piggy-back" pitching situation, which was immediately a joke around the league. He is the founder of the theory that pitching at altitude creates massive injuries that end...

Colorado Rockies offense disappears in loss to Padres

Christian Friedrich has been a big confidence boost for the Rockies.Christian Friedrich may be the biggest positive in a very negative season for the Colorado Rockies.Heading into spring training, the 2008 1st round draft choice had all of the markings of a bust. His progress had stalled. In his second season in Double-A Tulsa in 2011, Friedrich had posted an ERA of 5.05. He didn...

Colorado Rockies Tumble Continues with Jonathan Sanchez

Phoenix, AZ. The Colorado Rockies tumble to the worst record in Major League Baseball continued on Monday vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks. Only the Houston Astros have a worse record at this point in the season than the Rockies. With newly traded for Jonathan Sanchez taking the mound the Rockies were looking for a change of … Continue reading »The post Colorado Rockies Tumble Continues...

Rockies Notes 7/25

This midweek edition of Rockies notes recaps Tuesday's scores with news and notes from all around the organization. In the minors, top prospect Nolan Arenado is struggling. In the majors, Jason Giambi hits the DL with an infection and Edwar Cabrera makes his 2nd big league start.

Top Play: Colvin and Venable make game saving catches

Fans of the Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres have not had much to cheer about this season, as both clubs have fallen behind the NL West leading Giants by more than ten games. Although neither team looks to be playoff bound, they have produced some memorable moments with clutch home runs and game saving catches in the field. Saturday Night was a prime example, as right fielders...

The Great Giveaway: Royals Past Attempts to Trade for Pitching Net Nada

Jonathan Sanchez recently gave up five runs before he could record an out. I didn’t think anyone could pitch that poorly. But the next night, Ryan Verdugo did Sanchez one better (or worse) by surrendering six runs in just 1 2/3 innings. The most horrifying fact of all is that both pitchers were acquired by trading Melky Cabrera to the Giants. That fact doesn’t need to be belabored...
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