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Jordan Pacheco has been huge for the Rockies.Only the 2012 Colorado Rockies end up shutting out a team when their starting pitcher goes just three innings.That is exactly what happened on Tuesday night in Atlanta, where the Rockies blanked the Braves 6-0, using a great play from DJ LeMahieu, the consistent hot bat of Jordan Pacheco, and the rubber arms of their extremely overused bullpen.The Rockies were winning 2-0 in the 6th inning, but reliever Carlos Torres was in trouble. With one out, Torres allowed singles to Martin Prado and Jason Heyward, leaving runners on the corners with just one out. With Heyward's speed, a ball in the gap would tie up the game, and even a sacrifice fly would cut the lead to just one. At the plate David Ross struck out on a moving fastball with Heyward looking to swipe second base. Catcher Wilin Rosario threw a bullet to the base and Heyward knew he was out. He retreated towards first trying to give Prado a chance to score. LeMahieu wisely ran Heywa...
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The end is near for the 2012 Rockies.It almost would have been fitting for the 2012 Colorado Rockies to have a no-hitter thrown against them. It looked like it might happen for six innings as the Braves held on to a 1-0 win in Atlanta on Wednesday night.More fitting, Jordan Pacheco was the Rockie who ended the no-hit bid with his single in the top of the 7th inning.Despite being...
Denver, CO. With merely 30 games left in this painful season, the Colorado Rockies are playing well and could play the role of spoiler in the NL. With a four game series starting today against the NL wildcard leading Atlanta Braves, the Rockies could ruin a few teams chances at the playoffs. Lookout San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers – here come the hot Colorado Rockies...
Tyler Chatwood pitched just three innings.In a season like 2012, there will be games like Monday's.The Colorado Rockies lost to the Atlanta Braves in an early game, starting at 11 AM Mountain time, which followed a Sunday barn burner at Coors Field that made for a late arrival into Atlanta.The late arrival probably played into the Rockies flat play on Labor Day. The Rockies logged...
Drew Pomeranz takes the mound today for the Colorado Rockies. The 23-year-old lefty came into the 2013 season with Matt Moore expectations, but so far has Jamie Moyer results. On Tuesday, he takes the bump aiming for a solid 4.0 IP against the playoff contending Atlanta Braves, and if he hopes to salvage anything from his forgettable rookie season, he will need to get his secondary...
Rockies hitters have always had a hard time producing above-average seasons once context is applied. As a team, the club has never compiled a season with a 100 wRC+. Outsized park factors continuously knock their stats down a few pegs, as do the adjustments hitters have to make to differing altitudes when the team hits the road. Even with that as a backdrop though, Dante Bichette’s...
Carlos Gonzalez hit his second home run since July 23 to give Colorado the lead, Jordan Pacheco also homered and drove in two runs, and the Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Four pitchers combined on a nine-hit shutout. Carlos Torres (4-1), who took over after starter Drew Pomeranz lasted only three innings, threw three scoreless frames. He allowed three hits...
Troy Tulowitzki versus Chris Carpenter – one of baseball’s top hitters against the former Cy Young Award winner and member of the defending World Champions.
It hasn’t happened since 2011, as baseball fans did not have the opportunity to see the two face off in 2012. Both players were on the disabled list when the Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals met for four in St...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Drew Pomeranz got the Colorado Rockies started on a rare shutout.
Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a nine-hitter, Carlos Gonzalez and Jordan Pacheco hit homers and the Rockies shut out the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Pomeranz needed 72 pitches to make it through three innings. He gave up five hits and one walk, but the Braves couldn't score...