Found September 05, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado's bruised right thumb flared up in Wednesday night's 7-5 win over the Dodgers forcing him out of the game after the fourth inning. Arenado jammed the thumb on an inside fastball from Dodgers starter Edinson Volquez in a third-inning at-bat but the rookie said he's been battling through the injury for about a month. The bruise is located on his inner thumb in the padding near the base of the finger. In the top of the fourth Arenado left a throw to first short and he said the error resulted from his inflamed thumb. "I've been dealing with it for about a month now … whenever [I] get jammed" Arenado said. "Even when you hit it on the barrel but not squarely on the barrel it just pushes against it. It's been hurting for awhile now. So today I actually hit the ball pretty good too and it just hurt it strung real bad and when I threw that ball to first I couldn't even finish." DJ LeMahieu replaced Arenado a...

Colorado Rockies think little league style baseball will work in the big leagues

The Colorado Rockies need to go back to in the box thinking.Remember in coach pitch when a guy would play shortstop one inning, catch the next, then go to the outfield? At the high school level, that type of position movement goes away. However, the Colorado Rockies still employ it.On Tuesday night against the white-hot Los Angeles Dodgers, manager Walt Weiss put Carlos Gonzalez...

Jorge De La Rosa continues impressive season as Colorado Rockies show future talent

Jorge De La Rosa has the quietest 16-win season in baseball history.Move over Aaron Cook, Coors Field has a new leader in wins.On Wednesday night in Denver, Jorge De La Rosa continued his impressive, but extremely quiet season. The left-hander picked up his league-leading 16th win of the year, carving apart a Dodgers lineup that threatened, but couldn't get De La Rosa to break...

Rockies activate Carlos Gonzalez from DL

In a somewhat surprising move, the Colorado Rockies activated Carlos Gonzalez from the disabled list prior to their game yesterday.  Gonzalez had reportedly just suffered a setback with his strained finger, but the Rockies decided he didn't need anymore minor league rehabilitation time.  With the rosters expanded, teams can be a little more liberal with their roster moves...

Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez still can’t swing bat

Carlos Gonzalez’s right middle finger remains swollen leaving him frustrated and unable to swing a bat. He had hoped to take bp on Wednesday but the pain prevented it. It raises the question of how much longer the Rockies will allow CarGo to go day-to-day with this injury before electing to shut him down. He’s available to play defense and run. “I couldn’t swing. It’s...

Rockies' Tyler Chatwood expects to make next start

When Colorado Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood took a line drive off his throwing hand there was thought that he could have to miss at least one start, if not be shut down for an extended stretch. However, from the time he sustained the injury Chatwood told reporters that he was confident he'd make his next start. That no longer looks like blind optimism as Chatwood is slated...

Helton, De La Rosa stall Dodgers run

Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night. De La Rosa (16-6) allowed two runs and six hits in matching his career high for wins in a season and tying Washington's Jordan Zimmermann for most wins...

Rob Scahill

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” -Dalai Lama

Rockies-Padres Preview

Coming off a winning homestand, the Colorado Rockies open a nine-game trip hoping to continue their season success against the San Diego Padres. Off the bat, the Rockies look to win consecutive road games for the first time in more than two months Friday night against the Padres. Colorado (66-75) is on the verge of missing the postseason for a fourth straight year, but not because...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.