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Wilin Rosario was the hero on Tuesday night.From goat to hero in the matter of a night.That is the story of Wilin Rosario on Tuesday night. The catcher laced a single down the right field line, scoring Carlos Gonzalez from second base after the Diamondbacks had walked Troy Tulowitzki in order to pitch to Rosario. The 10th inning single scored Gonzalez to give the Rockies a victory and put them a Wednesday matinee victory away from being tied for first place.Rosario's clutch hit comes the night after being heavily criticized for his lackadaisical defense behind the plate. Jon Garland threw two wild pitches in critical moments on Monday night, however both pitches were very block-able, and ended up costing the Rockies.There is no one who suggests that Rosario is a great defensive catcher. The issues are clear and apparent. However, his bat makes him one of the best hitting catchers in the big leagues. He is good for 30-35 home runs and puts the ball in play enough not to be consid...
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De La Rosa continued to surprise on Wednesday.As bad as the Colorado Rockies were playing two weeks ago, they suddenly have re-emerged. On Wednesday afternoon, the Rockies rode Carlos Gonzalez and Jorge De La Rosa to a 4-1 victory, and a series win against the Diamondbacks.It might be time for the critics to admit it, myself included. This Rockies team might be for real. The main...
Oh nothing, just Troy Tulowitzki grabbing teammate Rafael Betancourt in the nuts after the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Sunday. Tulo hit a two-run single in the sixth, while Betancourt pitched a scoreless ninth. Betancourt initially put up some resistance to Tulo, but the shortstop would not be denied.
Between Tulo and Jeff Francoeuer, this is turning into...
DENVER (AP) -- Wilin Rosario drove in Carlos Gonzalez with a one-out single in the 10th inning to lift Colorado pastArizona 5-4 on Tuesday night after the Rockies squandered a late four-run lead. Gonzalez hit a double and reliever Matt Reynolds (0-2) intentionally walked Troy Tulowitzki to get to Rosario, who came through with a liner to right on the first pitch. Rosario lifted...
It looks like Troy Tulowitzki was feeling relatively ballsy after Colorado's victory over San Francisco on Sunday. Watch as the All-Star shortstop gives out more than his teammate probably bargained for during the postgame handshake. Isn't baseball great? Via Deadspin
The Colorado Rockies have optioned infielder Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs, with outfielder Michael Cuddyer (kuh-DY'-ur) potentially coming off the disabled list Friday.
Rutledge opened the season on the Rockies' roster and batted .242 with three doubles, five home runs and 13 RBIs in 43 games.
Cuddyer has been sidelined by an inflamed cervical disk. The 34...
Colorado Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt says he will undergo an MRI after leaving in the 10th inning against Arizona on Tuesday night with a tight right groin.
Asked if he thought he might wind up on the disabled list, Betancourt responded: ''No, no. We'll see what's going to come tomorrow.''
Betancourt felt some discomfort after throwing a second straight...
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki just won a game, so how does he celebrate? With a post-game nut-grab, because why the heck not.
The Colorado Rockies removed closer Rafael Betancourt from last night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks due to a groin injury, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com.
Betancourt came on in the 10th inning and threw two uncharacteristic pitches to slugger Paul Goldschmidt. He was then afforded a few additional tosses to see how he felt, but Colorado ultimately opted...
Wilin Rosario drove in Carlos Gonzalez with a one-out single in the 10th inning to lift Colorado past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Tuesday night after the Rockies squandered a late four-run lead.
Gonzalez hit a double and reliever Matt Reynolds (0-2) intentionally walked Troy Tulowitzki to get to Rosario, who came through with a liner to right on the first pitch.
The interwebs were abuzz a few weeks back when photos of mohawked Colorado Rockies fan Joshua Pugh surfaced. Resplendent with a neon purple hue, Pugh’s mohawk, featuring the Rockies logo on one side and the MLB logo bearing Troy Tulowitzki’s name and number on the other, earned major kudos for how far one man was [...]The post Fan with far-out Rockies mohawk has a mohawked mini...
Carlos Gonzalez continues to slug for the Colorado Rockies. In Wednesday’s 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Gonzalez would go 2-for-4 with a triple and a home run, driving in two of the four runs scored by the Colorado offense.With two outs in the bottom of the first-inning, Gonzalez launched a solo home run off of Trevor Cahill, giving the Rockies a 1-0 lead.In the bottom...
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been called many a things–the next Derek Jeter, Tulo…but I guess we should add ‘nuts grabber’ to the list.
Whatever it takes to get the guys to bond, right? Hmmmm
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Boys will be boys.
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Gibson’s club battled back, but lost to the Rockies in the 10th inning.
One night after getting a dominating performance from Patrick Corbin, the Arizona Diamondbacks staged a late comeback, but were defeated by the Colorado Rockies in extra innings, 5-4.
In what has become too common this season, Ian Kennedy didn’t pitch real well, but he gave Arizona a chance to earn a victory...