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Tulo and Cargo to DL, Rox in Trouble

Troy Tulowitzki Rockies – Photo Credit: James Bailey (Flickr Creative Commons) On July 22, Colorado Rockies placed their All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list, retroactive to July 20th with a hip flexor strain. On August 10, outfielder & slugger Carlos Gonzalez hit the shelf as well, effectively putting millions of dollars of merchandise out for the season...
Via Hot Stove MLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Rockies’ name misspelling mishaps continue

When will it end? The Colorado Rockies have been misspelling names with reckless abandon this season, to the point of prompting questions as to the literacy of the people in charge of such things. Behold, the latest faux pas:   #Rockies lineup vs. #Royals in game one of this 2-game set. pic.twitter.com/l4NYFdcxCF — Rockies PR (@RockiesPR) August 19, 2014   That, boys and girls...
Via Mile High Sports
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Series Preview: Royals at Colorado Rockies, August 19-20

The first place Kansas City Royals travel to Denver to take on the worst team in the National League, the Colorado Rockies. This is the second half of the home and home series that is new to interleague play in the last two seasons. It's the first time the Royals have played in Coors Field since 2011 when they lost two of three, but did win the final game of that series by a...
Via Pine Tar Press
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Dickerson named NL player of the week

Colorado Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson is in the midst of a stellar breakout season – and people outside of Colorado are starting to take notice. Dickerson was named the National League Player of the Week by Major League Baseball for the first time in his career for his work over the past week. Chris Carter and @MCoreyDickerson win their first AL and NL Player of the Week...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cuddyer Hits For Cycle With Help From Outfield Mishap (Video)

The odds of a Major League Baseball player hitting for the cycle are pretty small. When we say small, we mean once-every-23,000-games small, according to a 2013 FanGraphs study. Luckily, Michael Cuddyer got a little help along the way. Cuddyer came to bat for the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of their game against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday and laced a line drive to right...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cuddyer hits for cycle for second time in career

Michael Cuddyer hit for the second cycle in his career on Sunday night, capping off the Rockies doubleheader sweep of the Reds with a little bit of history. It’s been a lost year for Cuddyer, as the 35-year old has played in just 33 games in 2014 while dealing with both a strained hamstring and a fractured shoulder. He’s the first Rockie to hit for the cycle since Carlos Gonzalez...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Michael Cuddyer Hit for His Second Career Cycle

Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies lineup on Sunday after missing 60 games with a fractured left shoulder and immediately made up for lost time. The veteran proceeded to hit for his second career cycle and the first one in the bigs this season. His last cycle came on May 22, 2009 while a member of the Minnesota Twins and Sunday’s feat allowed him to become just the 30th player...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It was a great day to be a fan of the Colorado Rockies

Todd Helton overshadowed a great day for the Rockies.Todd Helton showed up at Coors Field, and apparently dropped off some of his bats.In what will go down as one of the best days in the 2014 season, but also one of the best days in Colorado Rockies fans memory, Helton's number was retired in a moving pregame ceremony, then the Rockies won two games in dramatic fashion.Unfortunately...
Via Rockies Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Cuddyer hits for the cycle for second time

When Sunday afternoon’s slate of MLB games began, no one had hit for the cycle during the 2014 season. But during the second game of the Reds-Rockies doubleheader, OF Michael Cuddyer abruptly put an end to that streak. In the eighth inning of the game, Cuddyer came to the plate needing just a double to hit for the cycle. And he delivered—ripping a...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: their year’s been a broken water main

  The broken water main outside Coors field, which postponed the Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds game last night, is the perfect metaphor for the Rockies season. Colorado has been leaking all season. Currently, the Rockies disabled list includes Bret Anderson, Christian Bergman, Eddie Butler, Jhoulys Chacin, Tyler Chatwood, Tommy Kahnle, Carlos Gonzalez, and Troy Tulowitzki...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Tommy Kahnle, Justin Morneau, DJ LeMahieu

The Colorado Rockies placed right-hander Tommy Kahnle on the 15-day DL on Saturday, as tweeted by Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Kahnle has a shoulder strain and was replaced on the roster by Brooks Brown. Meanwhile, both Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu were set to be given the day off on Saturday because of nagging injuries, before the Rockies-Reds contest was postponed...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

More bad news for the Colorado Rockies

Troy Tulowitzki is out for the remainder of the season. Another hip injury has put Tulowitzki on an operating table and out of the Colorado Rockies lineup for the rest of 2014. The 29-year-old shortstop was hitting .340 with 21 home runs and 52 RBI before landing on the DL in mid-July. This marks just another disappointment to a growing list in Denver. News of Tulo’s surgery overshadowed...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

With season in disarray, Colorado Rockies are playing selfishly

Corey Dickerson has been the lone bright spot.Any married man knows, read one Nicholas Sparks book and you've read them all.The Colorado Rockies and Nicholas Sparks have something in common. Change the names, adjust the storyline ever-so-slightly, change the location, and there is a new book to write, or a new game in which to tell the same story.That has been the case for the...
Via Rockies Review
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki calls out the Colorado Rockies, beats them at their own game

Troy Tulowitzki made his beliefs very clear on Wednesday.For the first time in the past three seasons, Troy Tulowitzki opened his mouth and Colorado Rockies fans celebrated.On Wednesday afternoon before the Rockies home blowout of the Chicago Cubs, Tulo opened up about his desire to win. He told Nick Groke of the Denver Post that changes have to be made. The statement was made to...
Via Rockies Review
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki: ‘I’m sick and tired of losing’

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki told The Denver Post Wednesday that he is “sick and tired of losing.” “I think that’s why I came out numerous times and said I want to win,” Tulowitzki said. “It doesn’t mean I want out of here. It means I’m sick and tired of losing. “Something needs to change. Hopefully that comes fairly quickly. You can’t force it....
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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