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PHOENIX (AP) -- Colorado rookie Christian Friedrich pitched four-hit ball for seven innings in the best outing of his young career and the Rockies won for the seventh time in eight games, 4-0 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
The 24-year-old left-hander struck out four and walked two, both in the first inning, to improve to 4-1 in six starts.
Wilin Rosario had a solo home run and an RBI infield single for the Rockies, who snapped a five-game Chase Field losing streak. Joe Saunders (3-4) allowed four runs on 11 hits in 6 2-3 innings to take the loss.
Matt Belisle and Adam Ottavino each pitched an inning to complete the shutout.
With the victory, the Rockies pulled within a half-game of Arizona for third in the NL West. The reigning division champion Diamondbacks, off to a sputtering start to the season -- especially at home, had won three of four, all on the road, entering the contest, the opener of a six-game home stand.
Dexter Fowler started the game with a triple...
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Friedrich looks like the real deal. His focus is incredible.Who says the Colorado Rockies have a starting pitching problem? No one is saying that after Christian Friedrich dominated the Arizona Diamondbacks, helping the club to a 4-0 win.Maybe the Rockies starting pitching issues were simply because the talent on the mound was pitching 60 miles south of Denver for the Colorado Springs...
The Rockies drafted prep outfielder David Dahl in the first round.This day may be the most important day of the year for a team like the Colorado Rockies.Leaning on the draft to find quality players that can be developed, the Rockies picked Alabama high school outfielder David Dahl with the 10th overall pick in the 2012 first-year player draft.Dahl has a commitment to the University...
Alex White dominated the Dodgers on Sunday.Sunday's are supposed to be a day where the fans go out to the ballpark, enjoy the weather and the scenery.Most of them, however, have learned not to expect a win on the Sabbath. These Rockies seem to find ways to lose games on Sunday. Alex White apparently didn't get the memo as he pitched the best outing of his young career on...
After being designated for assignment Wednesday, 49-year-old pitcher Jamie Moyer cleared waivers and was released by the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Moyer, who turns 50 in November, missed the entire 2011 campaign after having Tommy John surgery and struggled this season with a 2-5 record and 5.70 ERA in 53.2 innings. Opposing batters hit .328 and 11 home runs against the left-hander...
Jamie Moyer, who two months ago became the oldest pitcher to win a major-league game, cleared waivers on Monday, making him a free agent who's eligible to sign with another team. Moyer was designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies last week, and his time with the Rockies officially ended Monday. The 49-year-old Moyer, a veteran of 25 seasons, has said he does not...
The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left knee, the team announced Sunday. To take his place on the roster, the Rockies have called up right-hander Guillermo Moscoso from Class AAA Colorado Springs. Nicasio suffered the knee injury during his start on Saturday, leaving in the second inning. It will be his second...
The Colorado Rockies are surging after an impressive homestand.
Carrying that success into Chase Field may be a problem.
The Rockies will try to snap a five-game road losing streak to the Arizona Diamondbacks as the NL West rivals open a three-game series Monday night.
Colorado (23-30) completed a 6-1 homestand with Sunday's 3-2 win over major league-leading Los Angeles. That...
Veteran starting pitcher Jamie Moyer began the 2012 season with one of the most inspiring stories of the year having signed a one-year deal with the Colorado Rockies to be a starting pitcher in what would be his 25th Major League season. Unfortunately, after a 2-5 start with an ERA of 5.70, Moyer was designated for [...]
Alex White gave the overworked Colorado bullpen some much-needed rest, pitching shutout ball into the seventh inning Sunday as the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
The Rockies took two of three from the NL West leaders.
White (2-3) gave up two runs in the seventh and left with two outs. After reliever Rex Brothers gave up a hit, Matt Belisle retired the four batters...
I know you immediately shook your head at the title of this article but hear me out. I am not for or against Moyer suiting up in our Kansas City Blue; the thought just tickles my curiosity enough to dig into it a little more.Jamie Moyer officially cleared waivers on Monday, leaving the 24 year veteran without a home. He leaves the Rockies with a 5.70 ERA but a somewhat respectable...
The Colorado Rockies selected high school outfielder David Dahl out of Oak Mountain High School in Birmingham, Ala., with the tenth overall pick in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft.
DENVER (AP) -- Alex White gave the overworked Colorado bullpen some much-needed rest, pitching shutout ball into the seventh inning Sunday as the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
The Rockies took two of three from the NL West leaders.
White (2-3) gave up two runs in the seventh and left with two outs. After reliever Rex Brothers gave up a hit, Matt Belisle retired...
Top 5 Free Agents
#1). Dexter Fowler COL OF.297 AVG. 31 R 8 HR 28 RBI 5 SB
You have to love Fowler for a bunch of reasons, the number one being the fact that he plays all of his homes games at Coors Field. Fowler should easily end the year in the 20/20 club, with room for possible growth.
#2). AJ Ellis LAD C .314 AVG 18 R 5 HR 23 RBI
With the overall lack of depth in the catching...
Josh Outman struggled on Wednesday night for the Rockies.Maybe the performances from Alex White and Christian Friedrich were juts a mirage.On Wednesday night the Colorado Rockies returned to form, getting a terrible starting pitching performance from Josh Outman. It was the second straight poor performance from a starter in as many nights. The Rockies dropped the game 6-1.Outman...