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Wilin Rosario launched his first home run of 2013.The Root Sports camera panned to Dante Bichette at the perfect time. The brand new Colorado Rockies hitting coach was laughing as he watched Dexter Fowler trot around the bases in the 9th inning.The Rockies centerfielder had just hit his second home run of the season, both off of Brewers closer John Axford. The solo shot, immediately following Michael Cuddyer's two-run pinch hit bomb, gave the Rockies a four run cushion and secured the series victory.Fowler's home run was also the eighth home run that the Rockies hit in the series. Had Carlos Gomez not robbed Carlos Gonzalez of a solo shot in the 6th inning, it would have been the club's ninth home run in three days. The Rockies also logged 41 total hits in the first three games.The prevailing thought heading into the season was that the Rockies offense is solid, but that they would have plenty of work to do to make up for their starting rotation. In the first three games...
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Troy Tulowitzki homered for the 2nd time in as many days.The Colorado Rockies picked up their first win of 2013 with an 8-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.The win came in the fashion that the Rockies are going to have to make routine in order for the season to be successful. Despite struggles from Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies lineup continued to hit, piling...
Colorado Rockies pitchers Juan Nicasio and Edgmer Escalona got into a brief skirmish during a public workout at Coors Field on Thursday.
The two had to be separated by teammates after some back-and-forth bantering while the players were stretching. The Rockies were working out on the field before their home opener Friday against the San Diego Padres.
The Rockies say there are no...
As the 2013 Major League Baseball season gets underway, we step off the diamond for a moment and into the financial records of each of the 30 teams in the league.
We are taking a look at the salaries each team has on its records as of April 1, a joke to some folks but Opening Day to fans and teams alike. Obviously, with trades, cuts, call-ups and whatever else these numbers are...
Juan Nicasio pitched six effective innings for his first victory in almost a year while Wilin Rosario, Michael Cuddyer and Dexter Fowler homered to lift the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Wednesday night.
The Rockies took two of three under new manager Walt Weiss in the season-opening series at Miller Park.
Nicasio (1-0) allowed two runs and seven hits for his...
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each homered for the second straight game, leading the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 Tuesday night and giving Walt Weiss his first win as a major league manager.
Tulowitzki is off to quick start after missing the last four months of the 2012 season with an injured left groin that required surgery.
The All-Star shortstop went...
Tweet Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies came into Wednesday tied for the Major League lead in home runs with two. He would’ve had his third, but Carlos Gomez had other ideas. Gomez inked a three-year, $24 million contract extension last month so Milwaukee Brewers fans can look forward to him patrolling center [...]
In the top of the sixth inning during last night's Rockies-Brewers game, Milwaukee center fielder Carlos Gomez made an amazing leaping catch at the center field wall to rob Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez of a home run. It was an awesome catch that kept the Brewers' deficit at two runs for the timebeing, but ended up not meaning much in the grand scheme of things as...
by Adam JenkinsFantasy EditorJake Arrieta, Photo: Keith Allison, Flickr.comDaily Fantasy Baseball Value Hitter of the Day- Wilin Rosario, Colorado RockiesThe Rockies will begin their first homestand of 2013 tonight and there probably isn't a better place for hitters than Coors Field. Wilin Rosario has gotten off to a great start this year, going 5-9 with a homer in his first...
Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler homered, helping Jeff Francis and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday in a festive home opener at Coors Field.
Francis (1-0) was ahead of batters all afternoon as he scattered five hits over six sharp innings. The soft-throwing lefty nearly became the first Rockies starter to eclipse the 100-pitch mark in 106 games, but was pulled...