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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 two starts ago against Philadelphia, or perhaps because the Rockies don't want a pitcher to go over 100 pitches. Chacin fired 95 pitches in eight innings, 60 for strikes.Rex Brothers came in with a four run cushion and closed out the victory, but not without allowing the tying run to step to the plate. With 38,000 fans holding their breath--and undoubtedly Chacin in the dugout looking on--Brothers induced Brandon Crawford into a game-ending ground ball to second base, giving the Rockies the win.The pitching performance from Chacin was a fun one. It is one that Rockies fans haven't been treated to ve...
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A Colorado Rockies ballboy attempting to catch a foul ball with his chair during the top of the fifth inning of Saturday's game at Coors Field.
The Rockies ballboy brought the stool he was sitting on with him and tried to use it like a glove to stop the foul line drive hit by SF Giants batter Guillermo Quiroz. Naturally it didn'...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 MLB.com says Tulowitzki has progressed to being able to play catch as part...
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...
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...
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.
The Colorado Rockies defeated the San Francisco Giants yesterday,
but they lost left-handed starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa in the process. The
southpaw was forced to exit the contest in the seventh inning due to a bruised
thumb on his left hand, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com.
Harding notes that the thumb issue has been lingering for De
La Rosa, as it’s...