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Tyler Chatwood was phenomenal again on Friday.Call it a June swoon, call it what you will, the Colorado Rockies are in a heap of trouble.On Friday night, the Rockies couldn't get out of their offensive funk, losing to the Nationals for the second night in row. This time they lost 2-1. The loss extends their losing streak to five straight games, planting them four games back of the Arizona Diamondbacks for the National League West lead.The Rockies blew yet another phenomenal pitching performance. This time it was Tyler Chatwood who dazzled on the mound. The right-hander went six innings, giving up just one run on four hits. He walked two and struck out four. His only hiccup came in the 6th inning, where, with two outs he allowed a base hit to Anthony Rendon, then a run-scoring double down the right field line to Ryan Zimmerman.Chatwood may have been asked to pitch the 7th inning, despite being at 97 pitches. However, with the game tied and a runner at second base in the top of th...
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Roy Oswalt was better than his line showed in his debut.The Colorado Rockies continued down the wrong path on an east coast road trip that is becoming a trend at least once a year for this franchise.The Rockies lost to the Washington Nationals 5-1 in Roy Oswalt's Rockies debut.With the anticipation of Oswalt, many will look at his line and point to him being a bust. The problem...
The Rockies used their BP jerseys to bring some luck on Saturday.Apparently the problem for the Colorado Rockies was their jerseys.Baseball is a weird game, played by very unique people. No greater example of that can be seen than the superstitious beliefs that players hold.On Saturday, with the Rockies mired in a five game losing streak that has seen them dive to fourth place in...
The NL continues to be the most surprising division in baseball. The Dodgers, who have recently adopted a Yankee-style mentality, were heavy favorites to run away with the division, and they are barely walking. The defending World Series Champion Giants would snatch up one of the two NL Wild Card spots and the D-Backs, Padres and Rockies would serve as speed bumps...
Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler was able to rejoin
the team’s lineup last night, but he continues to deal with pain in his ailing
right finger, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com.
Fowler suffered his finger injury a week ago when he was hit
on the hand by a pitch. As the discomfort continued, he feared that the injury was actually a fracture or break rather...
Colorado Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler has been
nursing a hand injury over the past week. He told Thomas Harding of MLB.com
that he continues to hold out hope that he’ll avoid a stint on the disabled
list, but the Rockies are getting to the point where a decision must soon be
made regarding his status.
"I want to play," Fowler said. "I'm
Colorado Rockies reliever Rafael Betancourt could be back closing games within a week after throwing 30 pitches to teammates prior to Friday night's game against the Washington Nationals. Thomas Harding of MLB.com writes that Betancourt, recovering from a groin strain, was pleased with his ability to throw off-speed pitches during the session.
"With the breaking ball...
Jhoulys Chacin pitched seven shutout innings and had an RBI single and the Colorado Rockies snapped their season-high five-game losing skid by beating the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Saturday afternoon.
DJ LeMahieu hit his first home run and Michael Cuddyer's RBI single in the first extended his hitting streak to 20 games, the longest active streak in the majors and tied for...
Momentum has been a concept that has eluded the Washington Nationals (37-36) for over a month, but on Friday night they scratched out a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies (37-38), which resulted in a long awaited three-game winning streak.
Stephen Strasburg was key to the Nationals’ victory, as he kept the game close for seven innings, allowing only one run on five hits...
The Washington Nationals (35-36) will get another crack at the Colorado Rockies (37-36) in a four-game home series after just winning a series over them last week in Colorado.
This series will beginning a sequence of 17 games of which only three will be played away from Washington. The Nationals will certainly welcome this homecoming, as they have spent more time on the...
“Almost” has been the story of the Washington Nationals’ (37-37) flirtation with momentum for the past month. Every time they almost string enough wins together to start giving fans a little hope, another unfortunate loss happens and they find themselves sitting back at .500.
This time, the unfortunate loss came at the hands of the Colorado Rockies (38-38), who capitalized...