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August is just around the corner. That means the Colorado Rockies are wrapping up a stretch of games against the Chicago Cubs, the Miami Marlins and the Milwaukee Brewers, three teams that are competing for the league’s worst record. I stated earlier that this stretch of games to end July would be very telling. We’d learn a lot about the Blake Street Bombers. More importantly, there was the golden opportunity to solidify themselves in the hunt for the NL West. Today’s rubber game against Milwaukee had the potential to mean a lot more than it does now.
Colorado has gone 5-5 in their last ten, surrendered three of four games to the Miami Marlins, and could potentially drop a series to the Brewers today; a Brewers team that is in the middle of a horrific season that has recently been compounded by a dark cloud that is BioGenesis. The Rockies limped into the All-Star break nursing injuries and searching for reliable pitching. Nearly two weeks later, they find themselves further from ...
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The Colorado Rockies lack a sense of urgency.The Colorado Rockies lost a baseball game at home on Saturday night 7-5. The offense wasn't as terrible as it has been for the past five weeks, and the pitching wasn't as good as it has been for the majority of the season. Nothing came together perfectly.Collin McHugh, making his Rockies debut after dominating the minor leagues...
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The Colorado Rockies have kept analysts, fans and commenters arguing over the team’s best path leading up to the trade deadline, but the MLB Trade Rumors circulating in these last days seem to ignore all the evidence that points toward a hold status.
Michael Cuddyer has surfaced on nearly every Colorado Rockies trade rumor search...
Nolan Arenado has shown flashes of becoming a star for the Rockies.In a 5-5 homestand against the most underwhelming teams in the National League, the Colorado Rockies still have some bright moments to build on. The starting pitching has been great, and despite some struggles, Nolan Arenado has shown his ability to get hits in big spots.The Rockies starting pitching has been the...
All-Star left fielder Carlos Gonzalez was back in the lineup for the Colorado Rockies on Monday night after missing the last three games with a sprained right middle finger.
Gonzalez aggravated the finger last Thursday at Miami and left the game. He was originally injured July 7 while batting at Arizona.
Both times he hurt his finger while striking out.
Gonzalez is batting .298...
The Colorado Rockies placed young left-hander Drew Pomeranz
on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis in his throwing arm,
according to Ian McCue of MLB.com. He was replaced on the Rockies’ roster by
outfielder Corey Dickerson.
Pomeranz has been dealing with the tendinitis for the past
two weeks, which McCue believes could help explain his recent inconsistent...
While Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss doesn’t expect
Carlos Gonzalez’s finger injury to require a stint on the disabled list, the
outfielder told reporters – including Ian McCue of MLB.com – that he expects to
have to play through pain for the remainder of the season after aggravating the
ailment earlier this week.
"It's sore," he said before Friday...
Carlos Gonzalez has been sitting since Thursday when he aggravated a sprained finger on his right hand. Gonzalez had been battling the sprain to his middle finger for a while up to that point, but Thursday's incident made things worse. Fortunately, Gonzalez will likely be making a return to the lineup today or tomorrow.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post did not specifically...
Troy Tulowitzki homered early, then doubled to start a two-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.
Michael Cuddyer, Dexter Fowler and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who salvaged a split of their 10-game homestand.
Yuniesky Betancourt and Norichika Aoki homered and Carlos Gomez had two hits and scored...
Jorge De La Rosa has earned the right to have a bad outing.Interestingly enough, the Atlanta Braves were able to do what the Colorado Rockies failed to do in their 10-game homestand. They beat a team that they should have beaten at home.The Braves came from five runs down, then answered the Rockies again, climbing back over Colorado after the Rockies had regained the lead. After...
Colorado outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has left Wednesday night's game against the Braves after aggravating his sprained right middle finger.
The injury affects Gonzalez's ability to grip the bat. He lost the bat on his follow-through while striking out to end the first inning. The bat hit catcher Brian McCann's shoulder. Gonzalez shook his hand in obvious pain as McCann...
Normally starter Tyler Chatwood's splendid 11-strikeout performance would be the story of the Rockies' victory Friday night at Coors Field.
But there's a new normal for the Rockies these days which is why their nine hits in an 8-3 romp over the Brewers constitutes big news.
In losing three out of four to the Marlins this week the Rockies scored a grand total of eight...