Found September 12, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Wilin Rosario has been far better than expected offensively.On Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Colorado Rockies saw the sense of urgency that comes from a team playing for the postseason. After holding a 4-0 lead, the Rockies let the Giants crawl back, and eventually run away with victory. After a late rally, the Rockies lost 9-8.At this point, the Rockies are simply playing out the schedule. Focusing on winning baseball games is easy to forget about when the offseason plans are just a few short weeks away.However, this Rockies team must take the opportunity to get better. The games they are playing right now might not mean much in the standings, or in the grand scheme of things, but this is the time when players need to hone their skills and get polished when the standings even out again in April of 2013.In anticipation of that, the Rockies need to stand behind rookie catcher Wilin Rosario. Jim Tracy recently made comments to the Denver Post about Rosario's struggles behind t...

Colorado Rockies will get great attendance in 2013 regardless of disappointment

The Rockies will have plenty of big crowds in 2013The Colorado Rockies will once again be in the top half of the league in attendance in 2013.Many fans, many members of the media, and observers have long questioned why the Rockies continue to have 30,000 fans pour through the turnstiles at Coors Field on a nightly basis. The fans come to the games whether the Rockies are 15 games...

Rockies' Tracy harshly criticizes catcher's defensive mistakes

Colorado Rockies rookie catcher Wilin Rosario wasn't supposed to play Monday. He was scheduled to get a night off after a difficult defensive weekend at Philadelphia that included a brutal Sunday, when he was charged with four passed balls. Rosario was going to get a chance to rest, regroup and get away from the action. Instead, he ended up pinch-running in the fourth inning...

Colorado Rockies return home with end in sight

***For my regular audience (all three of you), I took a few days off from Rockies Review as I traveled to Minneapolis with friends to check out Target Field over the weekend. I always strive to cover every single game, and have come close to that in the four years that this blog has been in existence, but without the time or ability to watch the games live, or after the fact, I felt...

Rockies show why they are in the basement

Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies showed why they are in the NL West basement during their last series against the division leading San Francisco Giants. Poor pitching was once again the demise of the Rockies, not only last night, but in the series. Jeff Francis was lit up for 5 earned runs in the first inning and remains an enigma for the Rockies going forward. Francis pitched very...

C Hernandez done for the season with torn tendon

Colorado Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez has a torn tendon in his left hamstring and will miss the remainder of the season. Hernandez suffered the injury running out a ground-rule double against the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. An initial MRI was inconclusive but a second MRI on Wednesday revealed a tear. Hernandez will have season-ending surgery next week, the Rockies...

Rockies' Ramon Hernandez Has Ruptured Hamstring, Will Undergo Surgery

When Ramon Hernandez pulled up with an apparent injury to his hamstring during Monday's win over the San Francisco Giants, the best case scenario was going to be a strain.  Instead, Hernandez and the Rockies got the worst case scenario news.  An MRI revealed that Hernandez ruptured his hamstring and will need season-ending surgery. Jack Etkin of reports...

Rockies Catching Conundrum

The Colorado Rockies haven't had much go according to plan this season. One pleasant surprise this year has been the play of rookie catcher Wilin Rosario, who most thought would spell free agent acquisition Ramon Hernandez a few times a week while acclimating himself to the Majors. 

The Phils win their day-night make-up doubleheader with the Rockies, sweeping the series in the process, winning by the scores of 3-2 and 7-4.

The Phils sweep their make-up doubleheader, sweeping the series in the process, as they defeat the Rockies by the score of 3-2 and 7-4. The Rockies took the lead in the first game of the twinbill in the second as, with two men on, and with two men out, DJ LeMathieu hits an RBI single, knocking in Wilin Rosario, who had started the inning off with a single, then stopped at second...

Rockies 6, Giants 5

Rockies pitcher Alex White homered and Colorado finally solved a struggling Ryan Vogelsong, beating the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Buster Posey and Hunter Pence went deep for the Giants, who lost for only the second time in 10 road games. San Francisco's lead in the NL West was trimmed to five games over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers...

Defense dooms Rockies in doubleheader

The Colorado Rockies have been the worst defensive team in the National League all season. But they were absolutely awful Sunday while getting swept in a doubleheader by the Phillies by scores of 3-2 and 7-4. Rookie catcher Wilin Rosario was charged with four passed balls in Game 1, two of them coming in the ninth inning when the Phillies scored and made losing pitcher Matt Belisle...
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