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Rockies Series Breakdown: Let down at Coors

DENVER- Jake Shapiro breaks down the Colorado Rockies’ series split against the Atlanta Braves. He updates the injury status of Nolan Arenado. Jake also talks about the Rockies rotation and maybe some changes coming in it because of this homestand.
Via BSN Denver
1 hour ago

Hoffman struggles with command, illness

Rockies right-hander Jeff Hoffman woke up Thursday not feeling good, but didn't think much of it.
Via mlb.com
3 hours ago

Arenado exits with hand injury; X-rays negative

Nolan Arenado exited Thursday's game against the Braves in the seventh inning with an apparent injury.
Via mlb.com
4 hours ago

Rockies fall to Braves, Arenado aggravates hand injury

The Colorado Rockies entered Thursday’s series finale with the Atlanta Braves looking to build off their momentum from Wednesday’s 17-2 victory. That did not happen as the Rockies bats were dormant and the Braves flipped the script on Colorado, winning by a final score of 10-4. The biggest loss in Thursday’s ball game was Nolan Areando. In the bottom of the seventh inning...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

Momentum doesn’t carry as Rockies lose ballgame and Arenado

The Colorado Rockies entered Thursday’s series finale with the Atlanta Braves looking to build off their momentum from Wednesday’s 17-2 victory. That did not happen as the Rockies bats were dormant and the Braves flipped the script on Colorado, winning by a final score of 10-4. The biggest loss in Thursday’s ball game was Nolan Areando. In the bottom of the seventh inning...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

Nolan Arenado leaves a Rockies blowout after re-injuring his hand

Nolan Arenado appeared to injure an already ailing left hand Thursday afternoon in the seventh inning of the Rockies’ game against the Braves at Coors Field. He immediately left the game. The Braves’ Lane Adams hit a sharp grounder toward third base with two outs in the seventh and it tied up Arenado as he tried to backhand the ball, which hit him square at the part of his hand...
Via The Denver Post
5 hours ago

Rockies announce postseason single-game ticket sales opportunity, including for the World Series

The Rockies on Thursday opened a registration process for the chance for fans to buy single-game tickets to potential postseason games at Coors Field, including the World Series. The sales will be online only, the club said. The Rockies are asking fans to register at rockies.com/postseason in order to win a chance to buy tickets. The number of tickets is limited. Fans can also guarantee...
Via The Denver Post
6 hours ago

Lunch Special: Colorado Rockies live chat with Nick Groke

The Denver Post’s Nick Groke answers questions from readers about the Colorado Rockies in this Lunch Special live chat. Mobile users, if you can’t see the live chat, tap here.
Via The Denver Post
11 hours ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: Bud Black on why Jon Gray isn’t an ace… yet

On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Jake Shapiro talk Jon Gray and a 17-2 shelling of Atlanta. The two were helped with some audio of Bud Black, Jon Gray and Jonathan Lucroy as the club related to a big win. Shap and D.C. also got into Trevor Story’s glove, Ryan McMahon’s role/Rockies player development strategy and more.
Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago

Trevor Story homers twice as Rockies batter Braves

The Colorado Rockies’ offense found life Wednesday night in front of their home crowd – consisting of a mix between man and man’s best friend, as the franchise hosted their annual Bark in the Park game. The Rockies exploded to defeat the Atlanta Braves by a final score of 17-2 in the third game of a four-game set. Entering the ballgame, the Rockies’ offense was struggling...
Via Mile High Sports
23 hours ago

The Rockies got to Mike Foltynewicz early and often in dropping Braves

The Rockies got to Mike Foltynewicz early and often in dropping Braves. Chip Caray and Joe Simpson recap and look toward series finale in Denver.
Via FOX Sports South
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Casey Golden as Grand Junction Rockies come back, fall in extras

Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from Tuesday, August 15, 2017. One of the most enjoyable parts of following Rookie League baseball is that every player, regardless of draft or signing pedigree, is looking to establish himself as a prospect of note. This means that great performances can, and often do, come from places you might not expect:...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Chad Bettis joins a crowded Rockies rotation, but there’s no such thing as too much pitching

Colorado Rockies news, note and links for Wednesday, August 16 With Chad Bettis back, Rockies found an acquisition hiding in full view. Their rotation seems set. | The Denver Post The Rockies are currently carrying seven starting pitchers on their active roster. Tyler Chatwood and Antonio Senzatela will be in the bullpen for now. Whether they stay there will depend on the health...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Rockies’ Kyle Freeland activated from disabled list

Zac Rosscup optioned to make room The Colorado Rockies activated Kyle Freeland from the 10-day disabled list before tonight’s game. To make room on the active roster, left-handed reliever Zac Rosscup was optioned. Freeland is expected to start tonight’s game after spending exactly 10 days on the disabled list with a strained groin. This is the second consecutive day that the...
Via Purple Row
2 days ago

Chad Bettis gets ovation in return to majors after cancer battle

Chad Bettis is back in the major leagues after a battle with cancer and was greeted warmly by those in attendance at Coors Field.Late last year, Bettis was diagnosed with testicular cancer. In March, doctors found the disease had spread and Bettis would need to undergo chemotherapy, which he did. Bettis finished his treatments in May and was back pitching in the minor leagues by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Arenado exits game after being hit by pitch

The Colorado Rockies entered Sunday’s action with a 65-51 mark and tied for the top wild card spot in the National League. Their surprising performance this season can primarily be attributed to an MVP-caliber performance from third baseman Nolan Arenado.Unfortunately, it now appears that Arenado suffered a serious injury after being hit on the hand by Marlins pitcher Vance...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is there any chance the Colorado Rockies call-up Ryan Howard?

The Colorado Rockies made a minor transaction on Saturday, one that would have made headlines had it taken place a decade ago. The Rockies signed former National League MVP Ryan Howard to a minor league contract, the second minor league deal the 37-year-old has signed this year. After struggling in both the majors and minors for the last few seasons, does Howard have enough left...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies sign former NL MVP Ryan Howard to minor league contract

The Colorado Rockies have surprisingly signed former Philadelphia Phillies star first baseman Ryan Howard, who’s been out of commission since May. After spending 13 seasons with the Phillies, Ryan’s option was declined by the team following the 2016 season. He’d been slumping badly for a couple years, and one point, a Phillies columnist begged him to hang up the cleats for...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Holland threatens to shave eyebrows to improve fortunes

Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland is trapped in a very bad stretch at the moment, and he’s trying to do everything he can to reverse it.Holland blew his second save in three days on Wednesday in a 4-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians. He has given up six runs in his last inning and two thirds, and in response, he’s trying anything and everything, including getting rid of copious...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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