Found May 03, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler left the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night after hurting his right hip flexor trying to beat out a bunt. Fowler appeared to run into Rays first baseman Sean Rodriguez at the bag on a close play in the fourth inning. Fowler then gingerly limped toward the dugout and was replaced in center by Eric Young Jr. to start the fifth. In the first, Fowler lined a single to left to extend his hitting streak to a career-best 11 games. Fowler is hitting .310 this season and has a team-best eight homers. The Rockies were already without All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who sat out the game with soreness in his legs.

Nolan Arenado shows he is the real deal for Colorado Rockies

Nolan Arenado looks like the real deal.Welcome to the big leagues, Mr. Arenado.On Saturday night at Coors Field, the Colorado Rockies top prospect put an exclamation point on his first week in the big leagues. After driving two balls to the warning track that resulted in loud outs earlier in the game off of Rays starter and reigning American League Cy Young David Price, Arenado made...

Colorado Rockies Sign Pitcher Roy Oswalt To Minor League Deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed veteran starting pitcher Roy Oswalt to a minor league deal. On the cusps of being out of baseball permanently, the veteran seems to be grabbing onto the last morsel of interest as the Rockies are pretty desperate for pitching help. Having a horrible season in 2012 with the Texas Rangers, Oswalt is no more than a hopeful stop-gap in an increasingly...

Rockies sign Roy Oswalt to minor league deal

The veteran right hander, Roy Oswalt, may be inching closer to getting some Major League work.  Much like last season, Oswalt will have to start in the minors and prove he is ready for a Major League role.  This time, though, he will be doing so in the Colorado Rockies' organization. Oswalt gave us a hint of what was coming yesterday before the news broke, then Troy Renick...

Golden opportunity blown by Colorado Rockies in extra inning loss to Tampa Bay

Jeff Francis looked pedestrian at best on Friday night.The Colorado Rockies fought hard, but it was too little too late.Matt Belisle, one of the most dependable members of the bullpen, had his worst inning of the season, giving up three runs in the top half of the 10th inning, giving the Rays a 7-4 victory. The loss came after the Rockies had several opportunities to bury the Rays...

Little changes make a big difference for Colorado Rockies

Dexter Fowler has emerged as a serious All-Star candidate.Maybe Tony Robbins was wrong when he famously said "by changing nothing, nothing changes."The biggest complaint about the Colorado Rockies after losing 98 games in 2012 was that they stood pat with their roster. The only changes that were made came in the form of management and coaches. However, a large part of the...

Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki out with ‘heavy legs’

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was out of the lineup last night against the Tampa Bay Rays due to what the club is calling “heavy legs,” according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post. The decision was made to sit Tulowitzki when the All-Star was running the bases and doing outfield sprints with trainer Keith Dugger yesterday afternoon. While he didn’t...

Colorado Rockies face big test with upcoming schedule

Roy Oswalt signed a minor league deal with the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies continue to surprise the baseball world.As they begin a homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees, the Rockies are in the midst of one of the toughest stretches of the season.Before flying to Arizona, the Rockies played three against the best team in baseball, the Atlanta Braves. From...

Tulowitzki sits out with soreness in legs

Troy Tulowitzki will miss the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night with soreness in his legs. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said the team is simply erring on the side of caution with the All-Star shortstop, especially given his history with leg injuries. Weiss thought it ''makes sense to let him lay low tonight.'' Tulowitzki missed a bulk of last season...

Rockies 9, Rays 3

Nolan Arenado didn't saunter around the bases so much as soar. The Colorado Rockies rookie third baseman wasn't trying to show anyone up - he was simply in that big of hurry to get into the dugout and celebrate his first grand slam. ''It was awesome,'' he said. Grand slams usually are. Carlos Gonzalez hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth and Arenado broke...

Escobar is day-to-day after wrist injury

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar’s bad luck continues this season. During Saturday’s loss to the Colorado Rockies, Escobar was hit by a pitch from Jon Garland and left the game after being in obvious pain.  It was later reported that x-rays were negative and he is listed as day-to-day with a left wrist contusion. Via Tampa Bay Times Marc Topkin, Escobar will miss 2-3 days...

Roy Oswalt joins the Rockies on a minor league deal

Not a lot of people are buying into the Colorado Rockies as a legitimately good team, but they do apparently have one player who thinks they are for real. After spending the off-season saying that he was only interested in signing with a contender, Roy Oswalt has jumped about the Rockies bandwagon, inking a minor league deal with the club. For Oswalt, this smacks of desperation...

Price rocked in seventh, Rays fall to Rockies

DENVER (AP) --Carlos Gonzalez hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth and rookie Nolan Arenado added a grand slam, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 9-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night in David Price's first start since his run-in with umpire Tom Hallion. Jon Garland (3-2) threw five solid innings and surrendered three runs to help the Rockies snap an 11-game home skid...
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