Rockies get past Phillies again as Jordan Lyles, Justin Morneau shine

The squirrel that hijacked the middle innings Saturday evening running around Coors Field — let's call him Skweaky, for the sake of narrative — sprinted from right field to the visitors' dugout quicker than Justin Morneau rounded the bases. But there's no stopwatch clocking home runs. So score one for Skweaky in the dash and give Morneau the nod for his two-run homer...
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Jordan Lyles continues turning heads with another dominant outing for the Colorado Rockies

Jordan Lyles has been impressive for the Rockies so far.When the Colorado Rockies dealt Dexter Fowler to the Houston Astros, the majority of Rockies fans scrambled to to find out who Jordan Lyles and Brandon Barnes were.Nothing on that website could have introduced fans to Lyles the way that he has so far in the 2014 campaign. After three strong starts to begin...
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Another heartbreaking loss for the Colorado Rockies in first game of set at Petco Park

Jordan Lyles struggled the second time through.A fan of the Colorado Rockies without chunks of hair missing might not be a real fan.Year-in and year-out, the Rockies head west on their charter plane only to watch their record and spot in the standings plummet. It is inexpiable. On Monday night in San Diego, one of the few visiting parks where the Rockies play well, Colorado blew...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Lyles states his case for the Colorado Rockies

Jordan Lyles is setting the Rockies up for some difficult decisions.Jordan Lyles was slated for Colorado Springs on the final day of spring training. He had a good spring training, but couldn't crack the Colorado Rockies roster.Everything changed when Tyler Chatwood's competitive flare got the best of him.Chatwood hit a double in the gap in his final spring training start...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulino Hit Hard, Lyles Shines As Rockies Down White Sox ☆

The Mile High City wasn’t friendly to our White Sox to start this series, as the Palehose were dominated by the Colorado Rockies, 8-1. It wasn’t pretty in any aspect, as the Sox were outhit 13–5, and there was never really a point where you felt our team was in control of this one. Let’s take a look at some of the main takeaways. Paulino’s Outing Our team of writers here...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday’s Colorado Rockies Double-Play: Jordan Lyles and the Home-Opener

Jordan Lyles Promising Early Jordan Lyles struck out five in his first start for the Colorado Rockies. Is this a sign of things to come for Lyles and the Rox? With Tyler Chatwood resting a bum hamstring, the Colorado Rockies turned to Jordan Lyles to fill the void in the starting rotation. Lyles didn’t disappoint. Although it is early, there are glimpses of a great opportunity...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

First win of the season is a nail biter for the Colorado Rockies

Jordan Lyles had a pretty good start in his Rockies debut.When the Colorado Rockies signed LaTroy Hawkins and immediately dubbed him as the closer, many fans were scratching their heads.Rex Brothers was coming off of a near-All-Star appearance and performed very well in the closer's role for the final six weeks of the season. He seemed to be the closer-in-waiting anyway when...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jordan Lyles balk epitomizes state of Astros

 The Houston Astros are bad. Really bad. They begrudgingly own the worst record in Major League Baseball and the immediate outlook for their future doesn't look so good, either. On Sunday, trailing 6-0 to the Texas Rangers, Astros starting pitcher Jordan Lyles balked in a way that epitomized the current state of the Houston franchise. Watch as Lyles winds up to deliver a pitch...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Lyles Of The Astros Commits The Perfect Balk

Jordan Lyles of the Houston Astros did his team a favor and saved the embarrassment of the defense giving up an earned run on Sunday. Instead, Lyles had one of the more impressive balks we have ever seen, and we had it on replay in the office for quite some time. Someone should let Jordan know that it is OK for him to thrown the ball in that situation, and not OK not to. The Astros...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros patiently waiting for Lyles to settle in

HOUSTON Admit it: All of your doubts concerning Jordan Lyles' faltering promise started clanging about in the back of your mind as the Rangers battered him in the first inning on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. The chasm between his big-league debut on May 31, 2011 and his laborious third start of this season never felt wider. Lyles once represented the very best the Astros'...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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