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Colorado Rockies left-hander Drew Pomeranz was scratched from his scheduled start against Milwaukee and placed on the 15-day disabled list because of left bicep tendinitis.
That was just one injury plaguing the Rockies on Friday night. Carlos Gonzalez, forced to leave Thursday's game against Miami after aggravating the sprained middle finger on his right hand while swinging the bat in the first inning, was held out of the starting lineup. He is day to day.
The Rockies recalled outfielder Corey Dickerson from Triple-A Colorado Springs to take the roster spot created by the disabling of Pomeranz, who was 0-4 with an 8.10 ERA in four starts over two stints with Colorado this season.
Right-hander Collin McHugh, acquired last month from the New York Mets for Eric Young, will take Pomeranz's start on Saturday and make his Colorado debut. The Rockies will have to make another move to add McHugh to the roster.
It will be McHugh's second major league start this season. He took the loss on June 1 while with the Mets against Miami.
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The Colorado Rockies placed young left-hander Drew Pomeranz
on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis in his throwing arm,
according to Ian McCue of MLB.com. He was replaced on the Rockies’ roster by
outfielder Corey Dickerson.
Pomeranz has been dealing with the tendinitis for the past
two weeks, which McCue believes could help explain his recent inconsistent...
The Colorado Rockies are slipping out of NL West contention quickly. Their offense, the catalyst for their success in the first half of the season, has stalled. Whether the impact of injuries to Tulowitzki, Fowler, and Gonzalez are finally taking their toll, or whether the dog days of summer are catching up to Colorado’s bats, the offense has disappeared. The perfect fix for...
While Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss doesn’t expect
Carlos Gonzalez’s finger injury to require a stint on the disabled list, the
outfielder told reporters – including Ian McCue of MLB.com – that he expects to
have to play through pain for the remainder of the season after aggravating the
ailment earlier this week.
"It's sore," he said before Friday...
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Jim Wright is currently entrusted with helping Rockies hurlers succeed in that hitter-friendly environment. He can’t do anything about the effect of altitude on batted and thrown...
When the Colorado Rockies traded Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for Tyler Chatwood, they knew they were getting a talented young arm. They may not have known just how talented he was.On Friday night at Coors Field, Chatwood added to his breakout season. He went seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits. The most impressive part of his line, however, comes next. Eleven...
Colorado Rockies' left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Thursday's game in the fourth inning after aggravating his sprained middle finger on his right hand during his first at bat.
As reported by Thomas Harding of MLB.com,
"Gonzalez struck out in the first inning against Marlins right-hander
Nathan Eovaldi, and he remained in the game defensively. But Jordan
Tyler Chatwood pitched seven strong innings and hit a two-run double to help the Rockies break out offensively, leading Colorado to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Todd Helton and Nolan Arenado each had two hits and an RBI for the Rockies, who had scored an NL-low 58 runs in their 20 previous games in July.
Chatwood (7-3) allowed two runs on six hits...
Normally starter Tyler Chatwood's splendid 11-strikeout performance would be the story of the Rockies' victory Friday night at Coors Field.
But there's a new normal for the Rockies these days which is why their nine hits in an 8-3 romp over the Brewers constitutes big news.
In losing three out of four to the Marlins this week the Rockies scored a grand total of eight...
Rob Brantly scored on a wild pitch to break up a scoreless game in the eighth inning, Donovan Solano homered in a four-run ninth, and the Miami Marlins overcame a 93-minute rain delay to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Thursday.
The Rockies, who dropped three of four to the Marlins, lost slugger Carlos Gonzalez after the third inning when he aggravated a sprain of the middle finger...
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