Found August 14, 2012 on Rockies Review:
The Rockies have found success from some unlikely sources.When the Colorado Rockies broke camp in early April, no one anticipated an August lineup that included Eric Young, Jr., DJ LaMahieu, Jonathan Herrera, and Chris Nelson in the same night.However, that lineup helped the Rockies score eight runs in the first three innings, propelling the team to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night at Coors Field.The reality is, the players that were in the lineup on Monday night are the reason that the past week has been better than the majority of weeks that the 2012 Colorado Rockies have experienced.The lineup has never been the problem, the pitching, obviously, has been the overwhelming issue. However, many of the players who were either in bench roles, like EY, or were in the minors, like LaMahieu, have suddenly made a large impact on the energy that the Rockies are playing with.LaMahieu, acquired in the Ian Stewart trade with the Chicago Cubs, continues to play well. On...

Eric Young Jr. has become a force for the Colorado Rockies

Eric Young, Jr. has refused to be ignored in 2012.Despite a heart-wrenching loss for the Colorado Rockies on Sunday in San Francisco, a game in which the Rockies dropped 9-6 after clawing back from a 3-0 deficit, the club is starting to see a silver lining to a dreary season.That silver lining is coming in the form of some of the emerging young players, headed up by Eric Young, Jr...

Colorado Rockies continue to get quiet contributions from Matt Belisle

Matt Belisle has been extremely good for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies won their first series at home since the first weekend in June, barely holding on to an 8-6 victory on Tuesday night.The fact that the Rockies haven't won a series at home since June is enough of a statement itself of the 2012 season. The victory on Tuesday night ended up being a nail-biter after nearly...

Aurora shooting survivor tosses first pitch

Carey Rottman saluted by Rockies

Aurora Shooting Survivor Tosses First Pitch at Colorado Rockies game

Monday night at the Colorado Rockies pregame ceremony in Denver featured Carey Rottman, a survivor of the Aurora movie theater shooting last month, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch and it was quite emotional. The game between the Rockies and Brewers took a backseat to the great gesture by the Rockies to begin the healing from the movie theater tragedy. Rottman is originally...

Brewers look to bounce back against Colorado

The Colorado Rockies managed to earn a rare home win in their series opener against Milwaukee by adding to the Brewers' road woes. Colorado will try to send Milwaukee to another loss and post consecutive victories at Coors Field for the first time in more than six weeks Tuesday night. Colorado (42-71) had lost 10 of 11 at home before jumping on Milwaukee early Monday en route...

Aurora theater shooting victim throws first pitch at Rockies game (Video)

Back on Monday, the Colorado Rockies invited Aurora theater shooting victim Carey Rottman to throw out the first pitch. The 26-year old who works for Coors Brewing Company showed off his arm with a pretty decent throw to home plate: Your browser does not support iframes. (Courtesy of Beer Mug Sports)

Rockies 8, Brewers 6

Carlos Gonzalez had four hits, Tyler Chatwood pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Tuesday night. Eric Young Jr. homered among his three hits and Wilin Rosario also connected for Colorado, which had 15 hits for the second straight night. Rafael Betancourt finished up a shaky ninth to record his 21st save. Martin Maldonado homered...

Rockies 9, Brewers 6

DJ LeMahieu had a career-best four hits, Jeff Francis pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Monday night. Dexter Fowler, Eric Young Jr., Tyler Colvin and Chris Nelson each had two hits of Colorado's 15 hits. Every position player for the Rockies had at least one hit as they ended a four-game home losing streak. ...

Generals Win Game 1 of TCL Championship Series 5-3

From the Victoria Generals In the biggest game of the summer season, the Victoria Generals sent their ace, Jordan Pacheco, to the mound to face the East Texas Pump Jacks in the opening game of the TCL Championship Series. As he has done time and time again this season, Pacheco stepped up and delivered a great performance, arguably his best of the season, to lead the Generals...

Double-A Leaderboard

*Stats for games played through Sunday, August 12th.Batting: AVG - .322 - Brock Holt/Pirates OPS - .977 - Mike Olt/Rangers R - 82- Aaron Hicks/TwinsDBL - 37- Hunter Morris/BrewersTRPL - 16 - Engel Beltre/RangersHR - 28 - Mike Olt/RangersRBI - 100 - Just Bour/CubsSB - 42 - Jeff Kobernus/NationalsPitching:ERA - 2.20 - Chris Heston/GiantsWHIP - 0.90- Edwar Cabrera/RockiesG - 51 - Josh...
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