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The Colorado Rockies on Tuesday acquired right-hander Mitchell Boggs from the St. Louis Cardinals. They're exploring other buy-low possibilities for their rotation and bullpen. And they could activate injured shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and center fielder Dexter Fowler on Thursday for an important four-game series at Dodger Stadium.
Other clubs, however, are watching the Rockies closely, viewing them as possible sellers and targeting All-Star right fielder Michael Cuddyer as a potential acquisition, according to major league sources.
The Rockies have not discussed Cuddyer with other teams, sources say. Cuddyer is under contract next season for $10.5 million, and the club intends for him to take over first base from Todd Helton, who is in the final year of his deal.
Cuddyer, 34, entered Tuesday second in the National League with a .972 OPS. The Rockies consider him a valuable part of their clubhouse culture, and sources say that they would be more inclined to move one of two rig...
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Apparently Wilton Lopez was a better 7th inning option than Chacin.97 pitches.That was all Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin was allowed to throw on Tuesday night in San Diego. Despite giving up just one run on five hits through six innings, Chacin was done after the 6th. The reason was the same as it has been for the past two seasons. Pitch count.Let's get this straight...
Tyler Chatwood has been a huge plus for the Rockies.The Padres had lost nine in a row, the Colorado Rockies had lost three in a row and six-of-seven. Something had to give. On Monday night, the Rockies continued the Padres struggles, winning a nail-biter, 4-2.Tyler Chatwood, a minor leaguer on Opening Day, continued his impressive season for the Rockies. He went 6-2/3 innings, giving...
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez remained out of
the team’s lineup a day after he made an early exit due to a sprained middle finger. Gonzalez isn’t sure how long he’ll be sidelined by the injury, but he
did tell Thomas Harding of MLB.com that he knows he’ll be playing through pain
when he returns.
"I know that I'm going to have a little soreness...
The Colorado Rockies could do with a boost to keep themselves in the NL West race. That might be on its way with the return of Dexter Fowler, with Troy Tulowitzki possibly not far behind. MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports that Fowler is ready to be activated from the DL to play the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday. However, manager Walt Weiss is not as certain about...
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and center fielder Dexter Fowler both began rehabilitation assignments Monday night with the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox, according to Irv Moss of the Denver Post.
Tulowitzki is recovering from a broken rib on his right side and Fowler from a bruise in his right wrist.
Fowler believes he'll be ready to join the Rockies on Thursday...
Tyler Chatwood took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat skidding San Diego 4-2 on Monday night, handing the Padres their 10th consecutive defeat.
Wilin Rosario hit a two-run double and Jonathan Herrera drove in a run with a bunt to help the Rockies end a three-game slide with their second victory in eight games. They have won nine of 11 against San Diego...
The Colorado Rockies have designated right-handed starter Joseph Gardner for assignment. The move clears a path for Mitchell Boggs on the 40-man roster.
Gardner has struggled mightily in 2013, posting an outlandish 7.01 earned run average at their Double-A Tulsa minor league affiliate.
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The Colorado Rockies were once again without two of their
biggest bats last night, as outfielders Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler
continue to be sidelined with injuries. While Colorado is also expected to be
without the duo tonight, both players told Thomas Harding of MLB.com that they
anticipate rejoining the Rockies on Thursday.
Gonzalez missed his second consecutive...
It is impossible to describe how valuable Jorge De La Rosa is to the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies scored five runs in San Diego on Wednesday night, cruising to a much-needed series victory, winning the rubber match 5-4. Five runs for the Rockies seemed like 15 after the struggles this offense has had on the road in the past two months.Jorge De La Rosa took the win for the Rockies...
The return of Roy Oswalt has not gone as planned and now the 35-year-old has landed on the disabled list.
Oswalt lasted just 1 2/3 innings in his start on Sunday against Arizona before leaving with a strained hamstring.
In four starts since returning to the major league level Oswalt is 0-4 with a 7.64 ERA and a 1.75 WHIP.
Currently five games under .500 the Rockies 5.5 games out in the NL West.
Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning and Colorado held on to give the left-hander his sixth straight win against the San Diego Padres, 5-4 on Wednesday night.
De La Rosa lifted his record at Petco Park to 3-0 with a 1.88 ERA. His winning streak against San Diego spans eight starts.
The Rockies were leading 4-0 in the sixth when Carlos Quentin...
The Colorado Rockies are expected to have Dexter Fowler back from the disabled list in time for the series opener against one of the hottest teams in baseball. It's uncertain, though, if Troy Tulowitzki will get the chance to see the field that soon.
After getting Carlos Gonzalez back in the lineup their last time out, the Rockies are hoping that they're virtually at full...
Lately lots of fans have been making great grabs. This guys protects the Ray Bans and makes a great grab. The best part is the catch was so impressive he temporarily turns the lady next to him into a Zombie.
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Domonic Brown is second in the National League in home runs (as of this writing) with 23, yet will not be taking part in the Home Run Derby at Citi Field in New York City. Instead, hometown captain David Wright has assembled this team:
-David Wright (Captain): 13 HR
-Bryce Harper: 13 HR
-Michael Cuddyer: 15 HR
-Carlos Gonzalez: 24 HR
As you can see, MICHAEL CUDDYER!? Brown...