Posted September 06, 2012 on
The Colorado Rockies lost a tough game Thursday afternoon as for the second consecutive day the Rockies fell 1-0 to the Atlanta Braves. It was the first time in franchise history that the Rockies have lost consecutive 1-0 games, but perhaps the biggest takeaway from this game was how the lone run of the day scored.
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The end is near for the 2012 Rockies.It almost would have been fitting for the 2012 Colorado Rockies to have a no-hitter thrown against them. It looked like it might happen for six innings as the Braves held on to a 1-0 win in Atlanta on Wednesday night.More fitting, Jordan Pacheco was the Rockie who ended the no-hit bid with his single in the top of the 7th inning.Despite being...
In Friday's Rockies Notes column, I briefly mentioned that Josh Rutledge moved to second base for Thursday's game and will remain there for the rest of the season. Coming into the season scouts were skeptical about his ability to stay at shortstop, but that didn't stop me from ranking Rutledge as a top ten prospect in the system.
In the annals of baseball history, teams and players have lost games based on some pretty stupid reasons but the below clip from Thursday's Rockies/Braves game might take the cake.Atlanta had runners on second and third in the second inning, when Colorado pitcher Jhoulys Chacin missed a routine throw from catcher Wilin Rosario and the ball scooted into the outfield. Braves base...
The Braves took on the Rockies yesterday in Atlanta. It was a pretty uninteresting game for the most part and was 0-0 heading into the bottom of the second. Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario was routinely tossing the ball back to pitcher Jhoulys Chacin when something odd happened. Chacin just totally missed the ball and it went rolling towards second base, allowing Juan Francisco...
Rockies hitters have always had a hard time producing above-average seasons once context is applied. As a team, the club has never compiled a season with a 100 wRC+. Outsized park factors continuously knock their stats down a few pegs, as do the adjustments hitters have to make to differing altitudes when the team hits the road. Even with that as a backdrop though, Dante Bichette’s...
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin mishandled the throwback from catcher Wilin Rosario during the second inning of Thursday's MLB game against the Atlanta Braves.
The goof was critical as it allowed Braves runner Juan Francisco to score from third base...and it ended up being the only run scored in the game. Is it any wonder that the Rockies are in last place...
Have to admit we can't recall seeing a team lose, ever, when the pitcher missed the catcher's return throw. But now we've seen it, once -- after a pitch by Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin was...
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Troy Tulowitzki versus Chris Carpenter – one of baseball’s top hitters against the former Cy Young Award winner and member of the defending World Champions.
It hasn’t happened since 2011, as baseball fans did not have the opportunity to see the two face off in 2012. Both players were on the disabled list when the Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals met for four in St...
Ryan Howard did not start.
Jeff Francis seemed in control for the Rockies.
Layne Nix tied the game with a double in the eighth, and Nate Schierholtz won the game with a single in the ninth.
Starter Cliff Lee pitched pretty well, but it was Jonathan Paplebon won the game to increase his record to 4-6.
Francis was pitching well, but was taken out with two outs in the sixth...
Friday, 7:05 - Cole Hamels v. Jeff FrancisSaturday, 7:05 - Cliff Unluck-Lee v. Jimmy ChitwoodSunday, 1:35 - Tyler Cloyd v. Drew PomeranzHere's what the Phillies have done recently. They swept the team with the best record in the NL. They won a series against the team leading the NL Central. They won a series against the team leading the Wild Card. And they lost a series against...
Colorado Rockies (56-80) at Philadelphia Phillies (66-71)
Jeff Francis (5-4, 5.73) vs. Cliff Lee (4-7, 3.52)
Time: 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Mostly Sunny, 87
TV: Comcast SportsNet
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The Phillies and Rockies open up a weekend series at Citizens Bank Park. The Rockies have struggled more than the Phillies have this season. It hasn’t helped...