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Michael Cuddyer plays the game the right way.A home run to deep left-center field at AT&T Park in San Francisco late at night is a home run in any park in baseball.Michael Cuddyer's second home run of the night came in the 9th inning off of Giants closer Sergio Romo. The home run ended a see-saw battle between the Colorado Rockies and the Giants after the home team built a 6-0 lead, then saw the Rockies creep back into the game, taking a lead of 8-6.The Rockies lead looked solid until manager Walt Weiss, and whoever above him who actually makes decisions, called on Wilton Lopez to pitch the 8th inning for the Rockies. At this point in the season, there is no one within the Rockies organization that could say with a straight face that they believed that Lopez would get the job done.Lopez, the Rockies lone Major League offseason addition, has been brutal for the Rockies. Besides two good stretches, the right-handed sinkerballer has left way too many pitches up. The ball isn...
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Matt Belisle has earned the right to struggle for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies once again blew a late-inning lead on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco. Matt Belisle, once their most steady reliever, has felt the the overuse of the past three seasons finally catch up to his arm.This has been no secret. Belisle's velocity has been down, his slider flat, and his ability to...
Michael Cuddyer couldn't remember ever putting a ball in play against Sergio Romo.
That is, until Tuesday night.
Cuddyer worked the count and hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning to go with his three-run shot in the fifth, and the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-8.
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The more creative MLB teams get with rookie hazing, the less clothing the rookies seem to be wearing. The Colorado Rockies gave their greenhorns the Chippendales dancer treatment on Wednesday night. As you can see from the photo above that veteran outfielder Carlos Gonzalez shared on Instagram, the rookies proudly strapped on their bowties and […]
Here we are, folks: the End of Season Post-Mortem series. If you're new here (which about 50% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from playoff contention, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is...
Matt Belisle is trying to work his way out of his latest funk. He isn't quite there just yet.
Belisle allowed five of his first six hitters to reach in the eighth inning, costing the Colorado Rockies the lead and eventually the game in a 4-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.
''He's just going through a tough spot right now,'' Rockies manager...
Jhoulys Chacin pitched very well again on Monday.The Colorado Rockies aren't worth watching in San Francisco. A fan can literally pull almost any Rockies vs. Giants game in San Francisco from out of the archives and the story is the same.The same script was followed on Monday night. The Rockies got a great outing from Jhoulys Chacin and scored a couple of quick runs off of Tim...
Thanks to the Colorado Rockies social media folks who unveiled a pretty fantastic secret talent that the Rockies’ infielder possesses. The man is a human beat box, and he has the video to prove it. Not too shabby.
No seriously, Google "Ryan Wheeler Beat Box" and you'll be amazed.
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) September 11, 2013
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A long strange Tuesday night began with a rare collapse by aching starter Jorge De La Rosa saw the Rockies stage an improbable rally lose the lead then come back — again — to beat the Giants 9-8.
The telling blow was a leadoff ninth-inning solo homer by Michael Cuddyer into the left-field bleachers off Sergio Romo. It was Cuddyer's second homer of the night coming on the...
Colorado Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa made his earliest exit in five years last night, leaving his start against the San Francisco Giants after only two innings. The veteran was lifted due to soreness in his thumb, index and middle fingers, and the status of his next start is unknown at this time, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com.
De La Rosa has been hampered...
Video: Rockies infielder does "Doug" theme