Found May 31, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
A disastrous season for the Colorado Rockies has gotten even worse, as they've had to place shortstop Troy Tulowitzki onto the 15-day DL with a left groin strain. The Rockies are already nine games under .500 and 11.5 games out of first place, so it's not like this will impact their playoff chances at all....but it's still bad news for the team. Tulowitzki first injured the groin on Wednesday's game against Houston, leaving in the seventh inning of Colorado's 13-5 win. Tulowitzki is Colorado's franchise player, making $8.25 million this year and under contract until the 2020 season. He has an .846 OPS and eight homers this year, down from a .916 OPS and 30 homers last year. Injuries have been a common problem from Tulo, as he's missed at least 40 games in two of the five seasons of his career. When healthy, Tulowitzki is one of the best shortstops in the game, both offensively and defensively. He'll be replaced at shortstop (at least for tonight) by...

Rockies' Tulowitzki placed on disabled list

Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday after straining his left groin during Wednesday's 13-5 victory over the Astros. Tulowitzki's groin has been bothering him since the season's opening series against Houston in April. "It's tough," Tulowitzki said, according to "The first thing I thought...

Rockies hope Tulowitzki won't be out long with groin injury

In the Colorado Rockies' first game after Troy Tulowitzki landed on the disabled list, the shortstop's teammates did a more than acceptable job filling in for him. Michael Cuddyer manned the cleanup spot, and he went 3-for-4 with three RBI. Marco Scutaro took over at shortstop and went 2-for-5 with a solo homer. With Carlos Gonzalez adding three hits and a three-run homer...

Colorado Rockies offense continues to roll as streak extends to five games

CarGo has ignited the entire offense.Pitching wins championships, but good offense sure is fun to watch.Just when the last passionate fan had turned their eyes towards 2013, the Colorado Rockies have given reason for hope.On Friday night at Coors Field, the Rockies dismantled the National League West leading Los Angeles Dodgers 13-3. The win was the team's fifth in a row and...

Carlos Gonzalez continues torrid pace as Colorado Rockies sweep Houston Astros

Carlos Gonzalez continues to hit extremely well for the Rockies.A few things have become apparent in the first two months of Colorado Rockies baseball in 2012. The first is that the offense is going to have to carry the club. The second is that Carlos Gonzalez is one of the best hitters in the game.A night after slamming three home runs against the Astros in route to a big win, Gonzalez...

FanDuel Fantasy Baseball Can Turn Your 2 Bucks Into 500. Yours, Not Mine

Pictured above: Troy Tulowitzki hurting himself trying to earn me even a single point in these games. This week’s fantasy baseball game through is simple — drop $2 to enter and you’ve got a shot at winning money from a $500 pool. If you haven’t been playing with us, you’re missing out … it’s a fun way to make a night of baseball more interesting and you’ve...

Moyer runs out of time with Rockies

Jamie Moyer, 49, wants to continue pitching, but it won't be with the Rockies, who designated him for assignment. Right-hander Carlos Torres was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs for his third tour this season with the Rockies and might start Friday against the Dodgers in Moyer's turn in the rotation. The move was made before the Rockies beat the Astros 13-5 for their...

Jaime Moyer Designated for Assignment by Rockies, 49-Year-Old Hopes to Continue Career

DENVER -- Jamie Moyer has been designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies, the move being made about six weeks after he became the oldest starting pitcher to win a game in major league history. The 49-year-old Moyer said in a news conference Wednesday that he still had hopes of continuing his career elsewhere but his immediate plan was to return home and attend a son's...

Rockies' Gonzalez homers in four straight at-bats

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer off the Astros' Bud Norris in his first at-bat Thursday night at Coors Field to set a team record with home runs in four straight at-bats. Gonzalez had homers in his final three at-bats in Wednesday night's 13-5 victory over the Astros. Gonzalez tied a Major League record for homers in consecutive plate...

Rockies News and Notes

There are only three games today in Major League Baseball and the Colorado Rockies get to play in one of them. What an honor. While the other teams slack off on a Thursday, let's give them our all. So, what better time than now for Rockies news and notes?

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Jered Weaver, Troy Tulowitzki, Roy Halladay, Matt Kemp…the list goes on. Many of the biggest stars in Major League Baseball are going down to injury. Corey D’Souza and I welcome special guest Mike Beauvais to the show as we discuss what teams will do to compensate for lost players. We also touch on: The White Sox incredible recent play The Detroit Tigers’ struggles Dar Haren...
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