Found July 06, 2012 on Win My Fantasy League:
The Rockies have been playing dismal of late and are now 20 games south of .500. Their struggling season can mostly be attributed to one of the worst starting pitching rotations the game has ever seen. However, their usually potent offense has been somewhat sputtering as well. One silver lining for the Rockies, not named Carlos Gonzalez, has been outfielder Tyler Colvin. Colvin has been one of the hottest players in baseball the past few weeks en route to a .301 AVG, 11 HR, and 37 RBI in just 172 ABs. Not bad for a guy who hasn’t even started most of the season. Colvin’s continued production has warranted a well-deserved starting spot in Colorado’s lineup. He should see plenty of opportunities going forward with Todd Helton struggling and batting behind Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer. The Colorado outfielder is owned in just 12.5 percent of ESPN fantasy baseball leagues and 12 percent of Yahoo! fantasy baseball leagues. Written by contributor ...

Colorado Rockies show off talent that had fans believing in April

Drew Pomeranz was incredible on Friday night.There is no way that this Colorado Rockies team should lose 100 baseball games.Rockies fans got a break from negativity on Friday night as the team put on an exhibit showing why they should be closer to the top of the standings than the bottom. The spotlight for Friday night's game was supposed to be on a young pitcher and a young...

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Colvin has found his stroke with Rockies

The Rockies got their fifth and final hit Tuesday with two out in the fourth inning. Their first hit was their biggest, a three-run homer with two out in the third by Tyler Colvin. The home run, Colvin's 10th of the season and second in two games at St. Louis, wiped out the Cardinals' 2-0 lead, built by Matt Holliday's two-run homer in the first, and gave the Rockies...

FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch – 07/06/12

Tyler Anderson, LHP, Colorado Rockies Current Level: A 2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 8th Current Value: Down The 20th overall selection of the 2011 draft, Anderson was known as a fairly polished college pitcher who had a modest ceiling but was expected to move quickly through the system and offer Colorado big league help in short order. The organization kept Anderson out of game...

Tyler Colvin Presents “House of Coors”

Picture above ground, there’s different levels of air.  In the first level of air, there’s number one outfielders.  Ryan Braun, he’s a number one.  He’s like a Macy’s Day Parade balloon, big and just off the ground.  Then in the next level of air, there’s number two outfielders.  We’re right above the world’s tallest buildings now.  There you find Nelson Cruz...

Rockies 5, Nationals 1

Tyler Colvin homered twice off Stephen Strasburg to back a masterful pitching performance by Drew Pomeranz and lead the Colorado Rockies past Washington 5-1 Friday night, ending the Nationals' four-game winning streak. Colvin hit a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run drive in the fourth to become the first player to hit two home runs against Strasburg in the same game...

Stanton to DL

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Weekly Pickups

Fiers, Michael RP MIL  a.<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman";">       Solid little pitcher that’s always had a great K/9 (~9-11). Walks have never been trouble for him, but he’s 27 coming into the year.  Bounced from closer to start in the minors, so that’s most likely the reason for his late arrival. I definitely think he’s worth a...
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