Posted August 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Wilin Rosario homered among three hits and drove in three runs, Tyler Chatwood pitched five effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Tuesday night. Andrew Brown had three hits for the Rockies, who have won eight of 10. Hanley Ramirez homered for the Dodgers, who have lost three straight after winning their first game following a nine-player deal that brought Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett to Los Angeles. The Dodgers lost Matt Kemp to a right knee contusion after he crashed hard into the wall in center field trying to chase down Josh Rutledge's triple in the first inning. He turned into the padding while running full speed and fell backward onto the warning track. He stayed down for several minutes as team trainers checked him over. He got up, took a drink of water and initially stayed in the game. Not for long. The next batter, Jordan Pacheco, looped a double that Kemp laid out for but didn't catch. Rosario followed with a single...

Youth continues to drive Colorado Rockies to resurgence

Wilin Rosario has been impressive at the plate for the Rockies.Most baseball fans don't know the names of the majority of the guys in the starting lineup for the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.The Rockies were supposed to be the other team in the continuing Los Angeles Dodgers celebration tour following their acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and the injured Carl...

Lindstrom likes what he sees with D-backs

PHOENIX -- Matt Lindstrom, the newest Diamondback, got a good look at the D-backs last season and liked what he saw. The feeling might not have been mutual. Lindstrom did not give up a run in seven appearances while with the Rockies. Watching what this team did and watching the run they went on and just the type of baseball and the product they put on the field was very impressive...

Colorado Rockies showing late season push

Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies are showing some of the talent fans expected before the start of the 2012 season. Although hampered by injuries for most of the season, the Rockies have some youth that is starting to show positive glimpses into the future. The L.A. Dodgers shiny new pitcher Josh Beckett got a glimpse of this talent last night against the Rockies. On only Beckett’s...

Did LA make the right move?

The Dodgers took on over a quarter of a billion dollars in salary in their massive trade with the Red Sox, but given the alternatives that will be available this offseason, it may have been the right move. 

Starting Pitching Still A Priority For Dodgers

The Dodgers aren’t done yet folks. Ned Colletti is still working around the clock to find a starting pitcher for the final weeks of the season. Though a third of the Dodgers roster has been acquired via trade over the last few weeks, the Dodgers aren’t done shopping yet, tweets Ken Rosenthal. However, no trade appears to be imminent. Rosenthal adds that he doesn’t think the...

Kemp leaves game after collision with wall

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has left Tuesday's game after crashing into the wall in the bottom of the first inning. Kemp ran into the wall trying to track down a triple by Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies. He turned into the padding while running full speed and fell backward onto the warning track. He stayed down for several minutes as team trainers checked...

Coors Field wall 2, Kemp 0 -- and Dodgers worried

The Los Angeles Dodgers got a huge scare when center fielder Matt Kemp left Tuesday's game against the Rockies in the first inning after crashing into the center-field wall for the second consecutive game. Kemp ran into the wall at full speed while trying to catch a drive by Josh Rutledge, a ball that bounced away for a triple. Kemp was down on the field for several minutes...

Nick Punto Always Envisioned Winning World Series in Boston, Says 'That's the Part That Stinks' About Trade

Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto were all smiles as they boarded a flight to Los Angeles in the wake of the Red Sox' blockbuster trade with the Dodgers. But at least a little part of Punto was disappointed. Punto is seen as a throw-in in the megadeal that alleviated the Sox of over $250 million in bad contracts, but the veteran infielder admits he had big things on...

GIFcap: Here’s Matt Kemp Smashing His Face Into The Center Field Wall At Coors Field

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5 Reasons Why The LA Dodgers Will Win The World Series

The last two months must have felt like a whirlwind for Los Angeles Dodgers fans who went from possibly not making the playoffs to being favorites to win the National League. While some may doubt the... [[ Read More ]]

Josh Beckett rips Boston sports media, "It's only a matter of time until they get you"

After Josh Beckett departed Boston for his new home in Los Angeles as part of one of the bigger trades in MLB history, he decided to state some not so nice words about the Boston sports media before he left. In an interview with WEEI's Rob Bradford, Josh spoke very candidly about the Boston media machine and their ability to push players out:   "Once they want...

Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox Have No Reason to Show Ill Will Toward Each Other After Trade

The trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez and his Red Sox teammates west will go down as one of the biggest, craziest moves in the history of MLB -- or all of sports. Whether fans and critics think the trade was a good idea or not, what Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington pulled in dealing so many big-name stars with commensurate contracts puts him among the legends. Trades like this...
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