Found September 02, 2012 on
Eric Young Jr.
Los Angeles Angels
The Rockies look like they are going to avoid 100 losses.There are only two teams in all of Major League Baseball that can say they haven't done it yet. The Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Angels are the two franchises who have never lost 100 games in a season.In July, it looked like the Angels would be the only franchise left after the 2012 season. The Rockies were miserable. They were long out of the race and it seemed a safe bet that not only would the Rockies eclipse the 100 loss mark, but that they could come close to 110.The Rockies were so painfully bad that local radio host Peter Burns started the "Road to 100" campaign. The thought was that fans should start to root for 100 losses because that would be the magic number for ownership to make the necessary changes in order to become a respectable franchise.In theory, it was a good thought. A miserable year in which the talent on the field didn't play up to their level, or the talent simply wasn't th...
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The Rockies need Chacin to be the 2010 version.Jhoulys Chacin has arguably been the worst part of a terrible 2012 season for the Colorado Rockies.Before the season began, general manager Dan O'Dowd was on record saying that the righty, expected to be the ace of the pitching staff, was out of shape and that he was disappointed by reports that he didn't work hard in the offseason...
The Colorado Rockies activated first baseman Jason Giambi from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday following his recovery from a viral infection.
In another move as clubs were allowed to expand their rosters, the Rockies recalled right-handed pitcher Guillermo Moscoso from their Triple-A affiliate in Colorado Springs.
Giambi had missed 35 games since being placed on the DL retroactive...
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...
The Colorado Rockies activated right-handed pitcher Edgmer Escalona from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced Sunday. Escalona had inflammation in his right elbow. In nine relief appearances, Escalona is 0-1 with an 11.88 ERA. He went 3-3 with a 2.93 ERA in 32 appearances with Class AAA Colorado Springs.
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Jhoulys Chacin pitched seven strong innings, Dexter Fowler hit his first career grand slam, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-1 on Saturday night.
Tyler Colvin also homered and doubled to drive in three runs to help the Rockies cool off the Padres, who had won 10 of their previous 11.
Chacin (2-4) allowed one run on five hits for his second win since coming back...
Chris Nelson had a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies overcame a career-best six RBIs by Chase Headley to beat the San Diego Padres 11-10 on Sunday.
Tyler Colvin and Ramon Hernandez also homered and Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs to help the Rockies win two of three to snap the Padres' string of three consecutive series victories...
Chris Nelson wasn't sure he had hit the ball hard enough for a homer.
When he saw the saw ball disappear over the fence as he rounded first base, out came a celebratory fist pump, and a day marked by frustration at the plate and in the field turned noticeably bright.
Nelson had his go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning, and the Colorado Rockies overcame a career...