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Rockies pitching woes show no end

This is not a column about Coors Field ruining pitchers. The fact is, until the Colorado Rockies decide to change a different variable besides the actual pitchers (i.e. trainers, approaches to pitching at altitude, approaches to pitching as a club, a better method of keeping relievers fresh, etc.) in their quest for competent pitching, it’s lazy analysis to simply dismiss the club’s...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies release former ace Jhoulys Chacin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In a move that surprised many, the Colorado Rockies announced the release of right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin over the weekend. The former ace was coming off of the worst season of his six-year Rockies’ career, going 1-7 in eight starts and posting an ERA of 5.40 in 2014. Additionally, a slight labrum tear and rotator cuff injury prompted to shut Chacin...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies release veteran right-hander Jhoulys Chacin

  In a surprise move, Colorado released right-hander Jhoulys Chacin after the former Rockies' ace struggled this spring. After going 1-7 with a 5.40 ERA last year, Chacin had a 6.52 ERA in four appearances in Cactus League games, two starts. He walked four and struck out five in 9-2/3 innings. ''It's a tough day,'' manager Walt Weiss said. ''A tough day for us, for me having to...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Release Jhoulys Chacin

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have released starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin. He was owed $5.5 million this year, however he’s had a tough spring so far pitching to a 6.52 ERA surrendering 16 hits in 9.2 innings with 5 strikeouts and 4 walks. By making the move now before the regular season starts, the Rockies will save about $4.14 million according to the Rockies’...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pain-free Chacin allows 2 runs; Rockies fall to D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jhoulys Chacin allowed two runs and two hits while getting five outs in his first game in more than eight months for Colorado in the Rockies' 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Chacin's 2014 season ended June 28 because of shoulder trouble. Chacin, who avoided surgery, struck out one, walked one and had a fastball clocked in the upper 80s. He...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Jhoulys Chacin shut down 4-6 weeks

Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin will not need surgery but he has been shut down for at least 4-6 weeks after an MRI revealed a right-rotator cuff strain and some fraying in the labrum, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Chacin had been shut down during spring training, also with shoulder inflammation. Chacin went 14-10 with a 3.47 ERA in 2013 and was expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The wheels are starting to come off for the Colorado Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin looks like he loses his focus on the mound.Who were we trying to fool? Ourselves? Fair warning, if you want something positive about the Colorado Rockies, you should find something else.It has become an annual tradition in April and May for fans of the Colorado Rockies to humbly crawl back on the bandwagon. Hesitantly believing that maybe this is the year. Maybe the...
Via Rockies Review
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

No excuses for the Colorado Rockies with Jhoulys Chacin injury

Don't be surprised if Jhoulys Chacin is out for a long time.Jhoulys Chacin was shut down by the Colorado Rockies for at least a week after feeling shoulder pain in his initial bullpen sessions.Don't be surprised when that week turns into a month, and don't be surprised if that month turns into longer than that. Shoulder injuries, especially this early in spring training, are never...
Via Rockies Review
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies P Chacin shut down with sore shoulder

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is being shut down in spring training due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder. Chacin will undergo an MRI on Monday. He's been limited in his throwing so far in camp. Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Chacin has had similar pain in the past and has tried to pitch through it. Weiss added he's ''not overly concerned'' with the injury...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin shut down, will get MRI on shoulder Monday

The Colorado Rockies have shut down starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin due to inflammation in his right shoulder.'s Paul Casella reports that the Rockies will send Chacin for an MRI on Monday. The Rockies made the announcement via Twitter Sunday afternoon.RHP Jhoulys Chacin will undergo a MRI tomorrow because of right shoulder inflammation. He will be shut down until further...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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