Posted September 21, 2012 on
The Colorado Rockies return to Coors Field tonight for the beginning of their last home stand of the season and a matchup with the also underachieving Arizona Diamondbacks. The Rockies limped home after another awful road trip. The Rockies beat the San Diego Padres last Friday and continued to lose six games in a row, including all four in San Francisco.

Colorado Rockies continue to be their own worst enemy

This man is the wrong guy for the job.The same story has been written over and over again.The Colorado Rockies pulled their starting pitcher after four innings because his pitch count was above the limit. In spite of the fact that Jhoulys Chacin was rolling right along after his rough first inning meant nothing.As the story so often plays out, the guy who replaced him gave up more...

Colorado Rockies continue their free fall on fireworks night

Pomeranz couldn't find his location on Friday night.The Colorado Rockies seem to have their minds in a different place. The way they have been playing, they certainly can't be thinking about playing baseball.On Friday night, in front of fans more eager to watch the post-game fireworks show than the terrible product on the field, the Rockies looked as bad as ever. Before the...

De La Rosa returns to the mound for Colorado Rockies, lose anyway

Jorge De La Rosa made his return to the mound on ThursdayThe Colorado Rockies got perhaps their best news of the entire 2012 season. Jorge De La Rosa, out since the end of May 2011, made his return to the mound.As good as it was for the Rockies to get De La Rosa back, it didn't end up as good as what the club was hoping. The lefty was removed from the game after giving up six...

Rockies gradually becoming irrelevant franchise

Denver, CO. It’s now been five very long years since the magical run that landed the Colorado Rockies in the World Series. September and October of 2007 will always be remembered as a time of unbelievable memories and a month-long stretch where the Rockies could seemingly do no wrong. The streak of wins that catapulted them into the Fall Classic stunned the entire sports world...

De La Rosa's return provides some hope for Rockies

. Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa made his long-awaited return to the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, pitched better than his line would indicate and, being a proven winner, offers more tangible hope for 2013 than any rookie. De La Rosa took the mound for the first time since May 24, 2011, when he tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. He underwent Tommy John surgery...

Five-game road skid pushes Rockies to 90-loss plateau

The Colorado Rockies are limping toward the finish. A 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday was Colorado's fifth consecutive defeat. It's the second time this month and this season the Rockies have lost five straight games on the road, the other being Sept. 5-9 at Atlanta and Philadelphia. Colorado lost Saturday and Sunday at San Diego before losing the first...

D-backs look to keep bats hot against Rockies

The Diamondbacks have put up some big offensive numbers against the Rockies this year, and continuing to do so could help them in their chase for the second NL wild-card spot as the D-backs and Rockies continue their four-game series Saturday night at Coors Field. With nine wins in its last 14 games, Arizona (75-75) is 4 12 games behind St. Louis for the second wild card. The Brewers...

D-backs continue fight for playoffs vs. Rockies

It's unlikely the Arizona Diamondbacks will complete an improbable run to the postseason, but at the very least they will go down fighting. They seek their sixth victory in seven tries Sunday when they play the third of four games against the host Colorado Rockies. Arizona (76-75) remained 4 12 games behind St. Louis for the NL's second wild-card spot with an 8-7 victory...

D-backs rally in sixth, hold on to beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Aaron Hill tripled and drove in four runs, Jason Kubel had two hits and two RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Johnson also had two hits apiece for the Diamondbacks, who have won five of six. J.J. Putz pitched a scoreless ninth for his 31st save. Wilin Rosario homered among his three hits...
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