Found September 14, 2012 on
Troy Tulowitzki is one of the most talented shortstops in the game of baseball today. The Colorado Rockies believed that for quite some time, and they are still on the hook for roughly $138 million through the 2020 MLB season. When he is on the field and in the lineup, the Rockies are a much more competitive team. But there are two problems with that. First, Tulowitzki has been in and out of the lineup over the past couple of seasons as he has become rather injury prone since signing his massive new contract with Colorado. The second problem is that even with Tulowitzki on the field, the Rockies are still not all that competitive. That is why, although it may be difficult for many people within the organization to realize this, the Rockies must do everything possible to trade Tulowitzki this coming offseason. He is still just 28-years-old, but with all of the injuries that he has suffered over the past few years, he may never be the player he was when the Rockies felt i...

Colorado Rockies will get great attendance in 2013 regardless of disappointment

The Rockies will have plenty of big crowds in 2013The Colorado Rockies will once again be in the top half of the league in attendance in 2013.Many fans, many members of the media, and observers have long questioned why the Rockies continue to have 30,000 fans pour through the turnstiles at Coors Field on a nightly basis. The fans come to the games whether the Rockies are 15 games...

Colorado Rockies start road trip with a bang

Chris Nelson is making a competition out of third base.The Colorado Rockies are in the stretch run. They play 20 games in 20 days to finish out the worst season in club history. On Friday night, they got off to a good start, defeating the San Diego Padres 7-4 at Petco Park.The hope for Rockies fans is that the team will at least finish well. In both 2010 and 2011, saying that the...

C Hernandez done for the season with torn tendon

Colorado Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez has a torn tendon in his left hamstring and will miss the remainder of the season. Hernandez suffered the injury running out a ground-rule double against the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. An initial MRI was inconclusive but a second MRI on Wednesday revealed a tear. Hernandez will have season-ending surgery next week, the Rockies...

Rockies show why they are in the basement

Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies showed why they are in the NL West basement during their last series against the division leading San Francisco Giants. Poor pitching was once again the demise of the Rockies, not only last night, but in the series. Jeff Francis was lit up for 5 earned runs in the first inning and remains an enigma for the Rockies going forward. Francis pitched very...

Rockies' Ramon Hernandez Has Ruptured Hamstring, Will Undergo Surgery

When Ramon Hernandez pulled up with an apparent injury to his hamstring during Monday's win over the San Francisco Giants, the best case scenario was going to be a strain.  Instead, Hernandez and the Rockies got the worst case scenario news.  An MRI revealed that Hernandez ruptured his hamstring and will need season-ending surgery. Jack Etkin of reports...

Rockies' Nelson making most of shot at third base

Chris Nelson is taking advantage of an opportunity. Injuries have forced the Rockies to play Jordan Pacheco regularly at first base. He had been the starting third baseman, a position that Nelson is playing regularly. He has hit well recently and has shown the ability to hit with power and drive in runs, attributes that are part of the job description for a corner infielder. Nolan...

Rockies 7, Padres 4

Rookies Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco had consecutive two-run doubles in the first inning to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 7-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Chris Nelson and rookie Charlie Blackmon each hit solo homers as the Rockies won for just the third time in 11 games. Carlos Gonzalez tied his career high with four hits. Rosario and Pacheco's big hits...
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