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New York Mets
Tyler Colvin has been a great addition to the Rockies.As much heat as Dan O'Dowd takes, there is one thing that is certain. His trade of Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu was a huge win for the Colorado Rockies.On Monday night, the Rockies got another huge game from Colvin. The 26-year-old recorded two of the Rockies six hits on the night. He also was the first to conquer one of the National League's best starting pitchers in RA Dickey. The knuckleballer owned the Rockies lineup until Colvin came to the plate in the 5th inning and launched a knuckleball deep into the upper deck at Citi Field. The bomb tied the game at one and gave the Rockies hope.Colvin recorded his second hit in the 9th inning, pushing Dexter Fowler to third base and setting up a Ramon Hernandez RBI immediately afterwards as the Rockies added an insurance run.The Rockies were in need of someone to step up and lead the offense. It seems that anyone who has c...
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Jordan Pacheco has proven he should play everyday.The Colorado Rockies have known who their third baseman of the future is since the MVP award for the Arizona Fall League was handed to Nolan Arenado last fall. The talk won't quiet down about when it will be the right time to get him to the big leagues.However, that call to the bigs has been delayed. The delay is courtesy of often...
Denver, CO. The end of this season will mark the 20th in Colorado Rockies franchise history, and unfortunately will go down as one of their worst ever. After preseason aspirations of playing meaningful baseball well into August and September, this season has been full of awful pitching, poor defense, and a few injuries here and there. One of those injuries belongs to Todd Helton...
Jordan Pacheco hit a two-run homer (#2 on the season) and Dexter Fowler doubled in a run to drive the Rockies to a win at home over Florida in the series finale. Colorado won despite starter Drew Pomeranz walking four and giving up a homer in but four innings of work.
Pacheco is hitting .312 now and his bat looks like it will keep him in the majors. Without more...
Friday night in Colorado, Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run. It was a long home run; it was the longest home run, of this season. This is what it looked like, and ESPN’s Home Run Tracker gave it a distance of 494 feet. The game was played at altitude, sure, but the wind was blowing in. Then Saturday in Colorado, Stanton hit another long home run. That one had a distance of 465 feet...
Jhoulys Chacin made an impressive return from an extended absence and the Colorado Rockies backed him with a pair of sharp defensive plays, beating the New York Mets 6-2 Tuesday night.
Chacin had not pitched in the majors since May 1 because of inflammation in his right shoulder. He came off the disabled list earlier in the day and held the Mets to one run and four hits in six innings...
As Todd Helton turns 39 today, we post video by YouTube user x3000gtx of a front row view of Todd Helton hitting a walk-off home run on April 14th.
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DENVER (AP) -- Jordan Pacheco homered among his three hits as the banged-up Colorado Rockies slowed down Giancarlo Stanton and beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Sunday.
Stanton went homerless for the first time in seven games at Coors Field. On Saturday night, he became the first player in big league history to homer in his first six games in a particular park, the Marlins said in citing...
NEW YORK -- With many of their everyday players learning on the job as major leaguers and a four-man rotation that necessitates a "piggyback" reliever for each starter, a lot has to go right for the Colorado Rockies to win a game. But each Rockies win provides a hint at the long-term promise of a team enduring a rough season. Jonathan Herrera raced home on a passed ball...
The Mets and their woeful offense continue their homestand at Citi Field tonight as they host the Rockies in the second game of a four-game series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the game can be seen on SNY or heard, as always, on WFAN 660AM. Join the conversation on Twitter by following @dailystache or yours truly, @DevOnSports.
With last night’s loss the Mets fell...
NEW YORK - Jonathan Herrera raced home on a passed ball in the eighth inning to break a tie as the Colorado Rockies edged the New York Mets 3-1 in front of a crowd of 23,833 Monday night at Citi Field. The Rockies (47-73) won for the sixth time in their last eight games and improved to 27-8 in games in which they allow three runs or less. The Mets (57-65) dropped the opener of...
The above is an actual fortune that I got in my cookie during Monday's Mets game. I couldn't think of a more fitting message in my wrapped in plastic dessert. The Mets had a Cy Young candidate on the mound. The Rockies had Charlie Blackmon, Jordan Pacheco, Andrew Brown, Wilin Rosario, Tyler Colvin, DJ LeMahieu, and Jonathan Herrera in their starting lineup. This team'...