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Jhoulys Chacin pitched effectively into the seventh inning and became the first Rockies starter to throw 100 pitches in a game since last June before leaving with an injury as Colorado beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Friday night.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer and Chacin helped himself by driving in a run with a sacrifice fly as the Rockies won their seventh in row and remained unbeaten in seven home games this season.
Chacin (3-0) was seen grabbing his lower left back after throwing his fourth pitch to Arizona's Cody Ross with one out in the seventh inning. He was taken out of the game after a conference near the mound with manager Walt Weiss and team trainers and replaced by reliever Wilton Lopez.
The last time a Colorado starter reached the century mark in pitches was last June 12, a stretch of 117 games. It was the longest string in the majors since records started being kept by STATS in 1988. Before the Rockies' streak, the longest string of starters not thro...
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Jon Garland has been a great pickup so far for the Rockies.Six. That number is significant for the Colorado Rockies.On Thursday, in 28 degree weather, the Rockies won their sixth straight game. In 2012, a year ago, the Rockies accomplished that feat exactly zero times. They won five straight, but never six.On April 18th, the Rockies also reached another milestone. They achieved their...
Colorado Rockies right-handed starting pitcher Jhoulys
Chacin exited last night’s game suddenly in the seventh inning after grabbing
at his left side, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post. The Rockies
have since described the injury as oblique stiffness, and Chacin said after the
game that he felt something pull in his back and side.
"I don't know...
DENVER (AP) -- Jhoulys Chacin pitched effectively into the seventh inning and became the first Colorado starter to throw 100 pitches in a game since last June before leaving with an injury as the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 3-1 Friday night.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer and Chacin helped himself by driving in a run with a sacrifice fly as the Rockies won their seventh in...
Reliever Josh Outman was recalled Friday from the Colorado Rockies' Triple A affiliate in Colorado Springs, giving the big league team another left-hander in the bullpen.
In a corresponding move, the Rockies optioned right-handed reliever Chris Volstad to Colorado Springs.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss said the club wanted to bolster its left-handed bullpen depth because of a...
Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time and one elderly woman attending a Colorado Rockies game scored herself a foul ball without doing any work.
It happened back on Friday as Arizona shortstop Didi Gregorious fouled off a pitch from Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin.
Watch as the lady tries to duck out of the way of the ball but ends up catching it:
MLB News: The Colorado Rockies made one guy happy and another sad Friday, recalling lefty Josh Outman from Triple-A Colorado Springs while optioning righty Chris Volstad to the same club. Despite Outman’s 2012 struggles, the Rockies are hoping for a change-of-luck for the 28-year old pitcher.
Fantasy Ramifications: None. This move reeks of desperation. Neither player holds any...
Talking to Walt Weiss on the phone, I could have sworn I was talking to Tony La Russa.
"I want these guys to enjoy the competition," said Weiss, the Rockies' new manager. "It might sound kind of elementary. But it's really important."
That's what La Russa was all about -- the competition. Weiss played for La Russa in Oakland at the start of his career...
Jorge De La Rosa missed well over a year after suffering a significant injury against the Diamondbacks two seasons ago. The left-hander, though, appears to be back to his old self if his latest outing is any indication.
De La Rosa looks to build on an impressive performance as the surging Rockies go for an eighth consecutive win Saturday night in the second of three against the...
Jon Garland pitched seven solid innings in bitter cold, Troy Tulowitzki homered and hit a go-ahead single and the Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets 11-3 Thursday.
It was 28 degrees at gametime, tying the Rockies' record for the coldest home start. A game between the Rockies and Montreal Expos on April 12, 1997, was played in a similarly frigid conditions.
A pair of Mets...
Jorge De La Rosa pitched six innings of two-hit ball, Michael Cuddyer homered and the Colorado Rockies won their season-high eighth in a row by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Saturday night.
De La Rosa (2-1) won for the first time at Coors Field since returning late last year from reconstructive surgery on his pitching (left) elbow. And he resumed his mastery at home of...
The Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 3-1 last night to improve their record to 12-4, and a perfect 7-0 at Coors Field. But if you want to talk about a team feasting on a weak schedule, look no further than Colorado. They're 2-1 against Milwaukee, 6-0 against San Diego, 3-0 against the Mets, and a combined 1-3 against Arizona and San Francisco. After the Rockies finish up this series...
While the weather in Denver has been frigid of late, the Colorado Rockies have been red hot.
The surging Rockies try to extend the best home start in franchise history Friday night when they open a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
After a pair of games were postponed due to heavy snow, Colorado (11-4) completed a shortened three-game sweep of the New York Mets with...
MLB News: Rob Scahill has been recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs to take the place of starter Jhoulys Chacin who has been placed on the disabled list. Chacin will likely miss the next two starts giving Scahill an opportunity to show what he’s got. Scahill has pitched 12 2/3 innings for Colorado Springs posting a not-so spectacular 4.26 ERA.
Fantasy Ramifications: Chacin...