Found May 10, 2013 on Rockies Review:
The Colorado Rockies finished a three game series with a 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees. The game ended a six-game home stand in which the Rockies went just 2-4.In the series, the Rockies scored a total of five runs. The potent offense suddenly was shutdown, and it wasn't by the typical set of Yankees pitchers that have shutdown solid offenses for years. The only dominant Yankee starter that the Rockies faced was CC Sabathia. He hasn't been himself, and he was done after four innings, following a nearly two hour rain delay.For the Rockies, they have officially hit their first rough stretch of the season. The bats went cold at the same time, and they have squandered excellent pitching performances.Baseball is an exceptionally mental game. Guys are well known for being superstitious in order to stay hot at the plate, or to keep a winning streak going. These practices play well into the fact that baseball can play with players minds.It is no secret that in the past two season...

Tough night for Colorado Rockies, sans Tulowitzki, as they drop winnable game against Yankees

Troy Tulowitzki simply can't stay healthy.The fact is, two runs won't do it on most nights.The Colorado Rockies got a great pitching performance on Tuesday night, which helped them win a 2-0 game. On Wednesday night, the offense once again only scored two runs. In most ballparks, two runs won't cut it. At Coors Field, the chances are that much more slim.The Rockies got...

Tulowitzki misses 2nd straight game

The Colorado Rockies are holding shortstop Troy Tulowitzki out of the lineup because of soggy weather and not soreness in his legs. Tulowitzki says he ran before the game Wednesday against the New York Yankees and his legs ''felt good.'' But given the damp conditions expected throughout the night the Rockies elected to play it safe and sit the All-Star out for a...

Rockies fan has impressive Troy Tulowitzki's-inspired mohawk (Picture)

Think you're a huge fan of the Colorado Rockies? You might want to rethink that when you see this epic photo of one diehard fan's mohawk. Check out the photo of it which shows the Rockies logo on one side and the MLB logo on the other with the last name of Rockies slugger Troy Tulowitzki written into it: (Courtesy of Holdout Sports)

Root Sports has an opportunity to make things right by bringing back Tom Helmer

Root Sports should bring back Tom Helmer when Joel Klatt leaves.The Colorado Rockies got dominated by Shelby Miller to start out their six-game road trip. After Eric Young, Jr. led off the game with a single, the Rockies didn't reach base again. The good news is that the pitching staff is still looking good. Jon Garland is proving to be more than a flash in the pan. He gave the...

Cusp Dwellers: MiLB Starting Pitchers to Monitor

Photo Credit: BeGreen90 on Flickr Edwar Cabrera, LHP Colorado | Placed on the 60-day disabled list in mid-February with shoulder impingement, Cabrera is now targeting an early June return to action (missed his original eligibility date). The 25-year old had a legit opportunity to earn a rotation spot out of spring training prior to the injury, this despite getting shelled in his...

The breakdown of Oswalt's contract

The fine print in Roy Oswalt’s contract with the Rockies reflects the team’s desire for him to be a successful member of its starting rotation. Oswalt, 35, signed a minor-league deal that will pay him $15,000 per month in the minors and a pro-rated portion of $2.3 million in the majors, according to a copy of the deal obtained by The deal also a $400,000 bonus...

Yanks top Rockies after rain delay

CC Sabathia was rolling along until rain ruined his day. The New York Yankees lefty had his good stuff going on this dreary afternoon. But the weather did what the Rockies couldn't - knock him out of the game. No matter, his bullpen filled in just fine. Sabathia and five relievers held Colorado to four hits, Robinson Cano cracked a solo homer and the Yankees beat the Rockies...

Yankees game 33 lineup: 5/9/13

After splitting the first two games, the Yankees look to secure a series win over the Rockies in an afternoon contest from Coors Field. CC Sabathia takes to the hill, and will of course step into the batters box where he’s had some success. For his career, Sabathia is 25-for-105 (.238) with three homers and 14 RBIs. Sabathia also will try to continue his interleague success; in...

Yankees 3, Rockies 1

CC Sabathia and five relievers held Colorado to four hits, Robinson Cano added a solo homer and the New York Yankees beat the Rockies 3-1 on Thursday in a game that was delayed more than two hours by rain. Cano also had an infield single in the third for his 1,500th hit as the Yankees took two of three from Colorado. A steady rain delayed the first pitch by 8 minutes. The grounds...

Yankees Complementary Players Doing Their Part

A glance at the Yankees stat leader boards shows that some of the usual suspects are carrying their weight. Robinson Cano is leading the league in batting average, homeruns, RBIs and hits, CC Sabathia is leading in wins and strikeouts and Hiroki Kuroda in ERA. Look a few levels lower, however, and it is clear that the complementary players brought in at the end of spring training...
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