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Colorado Rockies: 3 Things to Root for to see a Rockies Win.

There isn’t a set formula to winning in Major League Baseball. If there was, it wouldn’t be as fun to watch. Although, there is certain stats or contributions by players that help a team win more often than not. These are three things as a Colorado Rockies fan you should root for while you watch […] Colorado Rockies: 3 Things to Root for to see a Rockies Win. - Rox Pile - Rox...
Via Roxpile
59 minutes ago

Rockies Acquire Pat Neshek, Want to Kill You with Sliders

The Colorado Rockies bullpen has seen better days. Dominant at the start of the season, we’ve long passed the point where it could call itself that. In order to help rectify this problem, the team acquired reliever Pat Neshek from the Philadelphia Phillies tonight: In a subsequent tweet, the full scope of the deal came together. It is as follows: Colorado Receives Player...
Via Fangraphs
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals ride big 4th to sweep of Rockies

The Cardinals' offense roared loudly and often on Wednesday night, notching 15 hits against the Rockies to sweep the series with a 10-5 win at Busch Stadium.
Via mlb.com
8 hours ago

Phillies trade RP Pat Neshek to Rockies for three prospects

The Philadelphia Phillies pulled off a pretty impressive trade Wednesday evening, acquiring three minor league prospects from the Colorado Rockies for veteran reliever Pat Neshek. Neshek, 36, has been absolutely brilliant thus far this season. The righty has a 1.12 ERA and 0.82 WHIP in 43 appearances. He adds to what has been a questionable bullpen for the surprising Rockies as they...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Holland goes on paternity list, so Tyler Chatwood joins Rockies’ bullpen

ST. LOUIS — Bullpen reinforcements could soon be on the way via a trade, but in the meantime, the Rockies were forced to make some internal moves to provide them with relievers. Closer Greg Holland went on the maternity list Wednesday because his wife, Lacey, is scheduled to give birth in Denver. Holland, who has converted 31-of-32 saves, is expected to rejoin the Rockies at some...
Via The Denver Post
9 hours ago

Chatwood comes off DL, added to bullpen

Greg Holland left the club on Wednesday for paternity leave, and Tyler Chatwood was activated from the 10-day disabled list and will pitch out of the bullpen, at least temporarily.
Via mlb.com
12 hours ago

Rockies roster move: Holland to the paternity list; Chatwood reinstated

Before Wednesday’s game, the Rockies made a couple of roster moves. The Rockies activated right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood from the 10-day disabled list and they placed their closer Greg Holland on the paternity list. Chatwood’s stint on the disabled list Chatwood was put on the disabled list 10 days ago with a right calf strain. […] Rockies roster move: Holland to the paternity...
Via Roxpile
13 hours ago

Desmond ready to return to where it all began

Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond already marked Friday on his calendar. He will enter Nationals Park for the first time since Sept. 28, 2015, when he was a member of the Nats.
Via mlb.com
13 hours ago

Rockies reinstate Tyler Chatwood, Greg Holland goes on paternity list

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood from the 10-day disabled list (right calf strain) and have placed right-handed pitcher Greg Holland on the paternity list. Chatwood was removed from his start on July 15 after pitching one third of an inning and allowing four runs on one hit with three walks and was placed on the disabled...
Via Mile High Sports
14 hours ago

If Rockies want to make up lost ground, now is the time to do it

The Colorado Rockies fell apart in the weeks leading up to the All-star Break. Thier pitching collapsed and their offense was out of sync. The June gloom had people saying it again: “Is this it?” Rockies fans have become accustomed to watching their team fall out of contention right as the the dog days of summer kick in. During their struggles, Colorado dropped close to 20 games...
Via Mile High Sports
15 hours ago

Colorado Rockies rumors: Deal for right-handed reliever coming soon?

The Colorado Rockies have been quiet so far as the countdown to the Major League Baseball trade deadline ticks down. However, that could change at any moment, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post. In a tweet on Wednesday afternoon, Saunders says, “I have been told that the #Rockies will make a move for […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Deal for right-handed reliever coming...
Via Roxpile
15 hours ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: How to fix Major League Baseball

On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman talks about the series in St. Louis so far beginning with controversy in the strike zone in Game 2. What will it take for MLB to take the idea of automated strike zones seriously? Plus, news and notes from the Rockies including Ian Desmond injury news, a couple of pitcher promotions, and a few trade rumors that might actually...
Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago

The Rockies’ Unexpected Needs

Denver, we have a problem. Actually, it’s Denver’s baseball team that has a problem — and maybe problems, plural. The club has weaknesses at right field, catcher — MLB.com’s Thomas Harding reports that the Rockies have expressed interest in Jonathan Lucroy despite his framing decline — and maybe even first base. If the team wishes to maintain and perhaps enhance their...
Via Fangraphs
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ian Desmond reinjures right calf, is removed from Rockies’ game vs. Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — Rockies first baseman and left fielder Ian Desmond was taken out of Tuesday night’s game against St. Louis after reinjuring his right calf. Desmond, 31, played the first three innings but did not come out to play first base in the bottom of the fourth. Rockies manager Bud Black told the MLB Network, which is covering the game, that Desmond hurt his calf again. ...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Cardinals, Rockies experiment with shortened inning breaks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals and Colorado Rockies tried to speed up the pace of play on Tuesday. Major League Baseball experimented with having the timing clock between half innings set at 1 minute, 45 seconds. Since 2016, the clock has been set at 2:05 for locally televised games and 2:25 for nationally televised games, down 20 seconds for each from 2015. Nine-inning games are...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

It’s ‘A Bugs Life’ for Nolan Arenado

It’s no secret that some sports stars walk the line between successful professional athletics and violent, even criminal behavior. A quick internet search for your favorite league’s name followed by the word “arrests” will reveal plenty. But for Rockies All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, it’s not about the “thug life.” Arenado prefers “A Bug’s Life,” apparently...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

The 'When George Brett went completely batty' quiz

On this date in 1983, the most famous ejection and one of the most indelible moments in all of MLB history took place when George Brett hit a home run that gave his team a 5-4 lead but was then tossed from the game for having too much pine tar on his bat and proceeded to lose his mother-loving mind.The Pine Tar Incident was so famous that it warranted having both its own book and...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/20: Nothing but Nolan

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while Nolan Arenado prepares to really blow our wigs a four home run game. Happy birthday today to Troy Smith, Pavel Datsyuk, Ray Allen and Peter Forsberg. On this date in 1976 Hank Aaron hit his 755th home run. Daily brain...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockies have 'reached out' to Orioles about Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy

For the first time since 2010, the Colorado Rockies are clear buyers at the trade deadline and looking to bolster their starting rotation.According to a report, Colorado has “reached out” to the Baltimore Orioles about pitchers Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy. The Rockies’ pitching staff leaves much to be desired. Colorado starters rank 17th in ERA at 4.68. While not great, that...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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