Found May 15, 2013 on Rockies Review:
Carlos Gonzalez had a career night on Tuesday in Chicago.Listen to the national media and it is clear to them. Carlos Gonzalez is a Coors Field creation.Ask the Chicago Cubs the same question, and they would quickly disagree. CarGo had a career night on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, helping the Colorado Rockies route the Cubs 9-4, giving the Rockies a chance to win the series on Wednesday night.Gonzalez put together his first five-hit night in his brilliant young career. Included in the five hits were two home runs and a double. Both home runs were classic CarGo homers, line drives that had fans in the seats scattering, rather than trying to catch the souvenir.CarGo wasn't the only Rockie who had a great night. The bats that had been largely missing since the team's three game series win in Los Angeles nearly two weeks ago. The Rockies have blown several opportunities. Specifically, the Rockies offense, which had Rockies fans believing that the team could be a contender in...

If Colorado Rockies want to salvage the season, changes need to start now

Juan Nicasio needs some Triple-A seasoning.It's time.The Colorado Rockies must start making moves to salvage a season that started with so much promise. It may seem early to declare a team in need of wholesale changes when they were expected to finish in the basement of the National League West. The problem is, they have the talent to compete, and they must not swing and miss...

Carlos Gonzalez 5-for-5 Night Leads Rockies over Cubs

Carlos Gonzalez went 5-for-5 with two home runs to lead  the Colorado Rockies to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. Gonzalez fell a triple short  of a cycle had three RBI  and became the first Rockies player to have five hits in a game since Miguel Olivo in 2010. The Rockies had been struggling to score runs of late and Gonzalez  was not immune to the slump. He had gone 2-for...

Rockies 9, Cubs 4

Carlos Gonzalez provided the Colorado Rockies with a much needed offensive boost. He homered twice and finished with a career-high five hits to lead the struggling Rockies to a 9-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night. Gonzalez was 5 for 5 and fell a triple shy of a cycle, and Eric Young Jr. also homered for the Rockies, who had lost five of their last six. Colorado had...

Colorado Rockies lose lackluster finale in Chicago, need swagger back

The Rockies have a pivotal homestand starting on Thursday.One step forward, two steps back.That may be the best way to describe the Colorado Rockies month of May so far. With a chance to win a three-game set in Chicago and salvage a road trip that started off on such a bad note, the Rockies barely showed up on Wednesday night, losing 6-3 to a Cubs team that could lose 100 games for...

Colorado Rockies Recall Charlie Blackmon, Disable Michael Cuddyer

Outfielder Michael Cuddyer was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies due to an inflamed cervical disk. Filling the active roster spot vacated by Cuddyer is outfielder Charlie Blackmon whom they have recalled from their Triple-A Colorado Springs minor league affiliate. He will fill in occasionally in the outfield during his time up with the parent club. The...

Will Troy Tulowitzki Stay Healthy in 2013?

The ability of Colorado Rockies’ shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has never been questioned, but his durability has. Following the 2010 season, Colorado decided that instead of letting Tulowitzki eventually enter free agency, they locked him up for the rest of the decade. Once his seven-year/$45 million deal ends at the conclusion of the 2014 season, a six-year/$118 million pact will...

Michael Cuddyer - 15 Day DL - Neck

The Colorado Rockies will be without power hitting outfielder Michael Cuddyer for two weeks with a neck injury.  Cuddyer was great in April with a .313 average, 5 homers and 18 RBI in 96 ABs.  He has been even better in May with 8 hits, 2 home runs and 5 RBI in just 23 ABs, a .348 average.  Cuddyer has not played since May 8th.  Colorado called up Charlie Blackmon who was a member...

Cubs 6, Rockies 3 and Dexter Fowler's outs.

Jeff Samardzija had a pretty amazing night last night.Dexter Fowler not so much. Samardzija gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 8 full innings. Probably the best part about that was the 8 innings.Because that was only 108 pitches.The other best part was the 2-run dinger he hit off Jon Garland.What a performance, and Dexter Fowler was there to watch it all. Cubs 6 Rockies 3.

Rockies put Francis on DL, add LeMahieu, Scahill

The Colorado Rockies have put left-hander Jeff Francis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment. The Rockies also recalled infielder D.J. LeMahieu and right-hander Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Thursday. The 32-year-old Francis was hurt during Tuesday's win against the Cubs in Chicago. He is...

Rockies to recall Tyler Chatwood for Sunday start

credit: getty images Colorado Rockies pitcher Tyler Chatwood is expected to be recalled to start Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. Chatwood will take the rotation spot of Jeff Francis who has a groin strain. All signs point toward Tyler Chatwood starting Sunday in Francis’ spot — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) May 16, 2013   This season at Triple-A Chatwood has a 3.14 ERA in...
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