Posted July 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
Colorado Rockies starter Roy Oswalt left Sunday's game against Arizona with a strained left hamstring with two outs in the second inning. The veteran right-hander ran to cover home plate after a wild pitch as the Diamondbacks' Eric Chavez came home from third. The throw from catcher Wilin Rosario sailed past Oswalt, who immediately indicated he was hurt. Oswalt had difficulty walking as he was accompanied into the Colorado dugout. Right-hander Edgmer Escalona came on in relief.

Rockies place Roy Oswalt on DL

The return of Roy Oswalt has not gone as planned and now the 35-year-old has landed on the disabled list. Oswalt  lasted just 1 2/3 innings in his start on Sunday against Arizona before leaving with a strained hamstring. In four starts since returning to the major league level Oswalt is 0-4 with a 7.64 ERA and a 1.75 WHIP. Currently five games under .500 the Rockies 5.5 games out in the NL West.

Roy Oswalt and Carlos Gonzalez injured during game versus Diamondbacks

In Sunday's 6-1 loss against the Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies lost starting pitcher Roy Oswalt and All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez due to injuries. As reported by Thomas Harding of, "...on Sunday afternoon, when the Rockies needed someone to pull them out of the doldrums, the plan went awry when Oswalt limped off with a hamstring strain after...

Colorado Rockies’ Todd Helton: Quietly vying for Cooperstown

Today’s sports world is cutthroat. Turnover happens often and it is becoming extremely difficult for fans to keep up with their team’s rosters. It seems as though every season ushers in new faces. For the Colorado Rockies, one face has remained as present as the Rocky Mountains that overlook Denver. Todd Helton first took the field for the Colorado Rockies in 1997, and has covered...

Tyler Chatwood continues his impressive season for Colorado Rockies, team barely holds on for win

Tyler Chatwood has been a huge plus for the Rockies.The Padres had lost nine in a row, the Colorado Rockies had lost three in a row and six-of-seven. Something had to give. On Monday night, the Rockies continued the Padres struggles, winning a nail-biter, 4-2.Tyler Chatwood, a minor leaguer on Opening Day, continued his impressive season for the Rockies. He went 6-2/3 innings, giving...

Rock Bottom: Colorado Rockies swept by Diamondbacks after barely showing up

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Rockies 4, Padres 2

Tyler Chatwood took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat skidding San Diego 4-2 on Monday night, handing the Padres their 10th consecutive defeat. Wilin Rosario hit a two-run double and Jonathan Herrera drove in a run with a bunt to help the Rockies end a three-game slide with their second victory in eight games. They have won nine of 11 against San Diego...

Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki & Dexter Fowler progress

Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and center fielder Dexter Fowler both began rehabilitation assignments Monday night with the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox, according to Irv Moss of the Denver Post. Tulowitzki is recovering from a broken rib on his right side and Fowler from a bruise in his right wrist. Fowler believes he'll be ready to join the Rockies on Thursday...

Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki logs solid batting practice session

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Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki nearing rehab assignment

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Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez out with back injury

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez suffered a back injury while striking out in the fifth inning of Thursday’s game. It wasn’t said to be serious at the time, but the Rockies considered it to be enough to hold Gonzalez out of last night’s lineup, according to Thomas Harding of While he was forced to exit Thursday’s contest early due to the back...

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The Colorado Rockies have watched several heavy-hitters go down with injuries recently, including Troy Tulowitzki, Dexter Fowler, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer. However, it was an injury to starting pitcher Roy Oswalt that has the team seeking upgrades via the trade market, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post. Are looking. Not many arms available. A lot of buyers...

D-Backs have decision to make on Eaton’s return

With Adam Eaton still on the rehab path returning from the disabled list, the Arizona Diamondbacks need Cody Ross, Jason Kubel or A.J. Pollock to get on a roll. 

Strong start by Miley stymies Rockies

It almost seems like that road trip from hell never even happened. It’s amazing how quickly a little win streak will make you forget all about the road trip that put your division lead in jeopardy and caused some panic among your fan base. For the second night in a row, the Diamondbacks got a stellar effort out of their starting pitcher and capitalized, beating the Rockies Saturday...

Independent League pitching can hang with the big boys

It's difficult to compare one league to another when talent is distributed all over the world at different levels. How can you determine which minor league has the best pitching or the best hitting? Unless you scout every single one and know the minute details of every player, than you might have a chance. According to Baseball Reference, there are 31 different professional...

Rockies-Padres Preview

On the verge of matching the second-longest losing streak in team history, the San Diego Padres may be catching a break with a visit from another struggling club, the short-handed Colorado Rockies. The Rockies, though, have dominated the season series and will try for their ninth win in 11 games against the Padres on Monday night. Since its team-worst 13-game skid in 1994, San...
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