Found June 28, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
Mixed-league roto owners, are you looking for a waiver-wire pitcher before Friday's full slate of games? Here's my free-agent choice (citing most 12-team leagues) for one day of relatively fantasy stardom: Jhoulys Chacin, Rockies (vs. Giants) 1. Of his last three outings, spanning 20.2 innings, Chacin has surrendered just four total runs (1.78 ERA). 2. As a result of that brief dominance, Chacin has won three straight decisions. 3. Chacin hasn't allowed more than three walks in any start this year (14 outings). 4. For the month of the June, the Giants rank second-to-last with runs in the National League (83). 5. The crop of Friday options isn't that stellar; so, when in doubt, go with the hard-throwing righty at home. The Next Five For Friday 1. Chris Capuano (Dodgers) vs. Phillies Since his post-injury reboot from two weeks ago (two starts) ... Capuano has one win, nine strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA. BOOM! 2. Ricky Nolasco (Marlins) vs Padres Of his last se...

Jhoulys Chacin continues to be the pitcher the Colorado Rockies need

Chacin was brilliant again.For the third straight outing, Jhoulys Chacin looked like a pitcher who no one in the National League is excited to face. He looks like a legitimate ace for the Colorado Rockies.In a 4-1 victory, Chacin was an inning away from a complete-game shutout. He wasn't given the opportunity to pitch the 9th, perhaps because that move backfired on Walt Weiss...

Colorado Rockies gain more ground with walk-off winner from Nolan Arenado, Jorge De La Rosa gem

Jorge De La Rosa continues to dominate, despite a bruised thumb.Nolan Arenado lined a single back up the middle, scoring Josh Rutledge from second base in the bottom of the 9th inning, giving the Colorado Rockies their fifth consecutive victory over the Giants at Coors Field.On Saturday Arenado came through in the clutch, but when a team wins a game 2-1 at Coors Field, the star of...

Cuddyer, Chacin lead Rox over Giants

Michael Cuddyer homered to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night. Wilin Rosario also went deep and Jordan Pacheco had three hits for the Rockies, who moved within three games of Arizona in the NL West. Buster Posey homered among his three hits for...

Rockies SS Tulowitzki progressing with broken rib

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki says his broken rib is healing and he hopes to return in time to help his team make a run at an NL West title. Tulowitzki says he has begun some light throwing and the injury feels more like a ''bruise'' after two weeks on the disabled list. He was injured diving for a ball against Washington on June 13 and is projected...

It's desperation time for Colorado Rockies after loss to Mets

Belisle has struggled since Betancourt went down.Enough with the talk that it is only June.This homestand is crucial for the Colorado Rockies--and they started off on the wrong foot on Thursday, dropping the first of seven games at home to the weakest opponent that they will face, the Mets.The Rockies have six more games before they hit the road, three against the San Francisco Giants...

Rockies sign INF Reid Brignac to minor league deal

The Colorado Rockies are bringing Reid Brignac back to the organization, signing the infielder to a minor league deal. Brignac will report to Triple-A Colorado Springs, the team said on Thursday. Colorado picked up Brignac from the Tampa Bay Rays in February, only to designate him for assignment last month after he hit .250 in limited action. A few days later, the New York Yankees...

Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki can play catch, but still can't swing

The Colorado Rockies have managed to stay in contention despite the loss of one of their best players.  The oft-injured Troy Tulowitzki is currently on the DL with a fractured rib.  The injury has, to date, prevented Tulowitzki from swinging a bat.  However, he is still making progress. Ian McCue of says Tulowitzki has progressed to being able to play catch as part...

Rockies’ Dexter Fowler sits with sore wrist

The Colorado Rockies held center fielder Dexter Fowler out of yesterday’s lineup against the Boston Red Sox as he continues to deal with a sore right wrist. Manager Walt Weiss told reporters – including Jason Mastrodonato of – that he’s hoping Fowler will be able to return after taking the night off to rest his ailing wrist. "We'll keep him down today...

Top AAA Hitters

Corey Dickerson got the call up to the Colorado Rockies and is 3 for 10 with 3 doubles, 2 RBI and 4 walks.Anyone from your favorite MLB team on this list?  Do you want them called up and playing over your teams position player?  Let us know in the comment section! table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: ; font-size: 12px; } .tableizer-table td { padding...

Rockies rally in 9th to beat Giants

Nolan Arenado has made a splash with his defense. On Saturday, the rookie showed he can deliver with his offense, too. Arenado hit a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants, losers of six straight for the first time in three years. Michael Cuddyer singled in the first inning to extend his hitting...

Rockies Rumors: Colorado interested in Yovani Gallardo, Matt Garza

The Colorado Rockies are surprisingly only four games out of first place in their division and appear to be buyers at the trade deadline. They will specifically be looking for pitchers as their pitching staff and bullpen may need a bit of tuning up. According to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, the Rockies are taking interest in Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo and Cubs...

Cuddyer's streak extends to 26 games

Colorado Rockies' Michael Cuddyer has extended his hitting streak to 26 games with an RBI single in the first inning Saturday against the San Francisco Giants.
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