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Is the shine off Parker’s prospect status?

There’s not much left to look forward to this baseball season, and least in relation to the Colorado Rockies. Such is the fate of a team that, after an 0-6 road trip in which they scored just eight runs in six contests, is still threatening to lose 100 games for the first time in franchise history. About the only thing left to enjoy then, besides the last days of sunshine at Coors...
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado exits with chest contusion

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado did not make it through Sunday's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, departing before the bottom of the fourth with what the team later described as a chest contusion:#Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado was removed from today's game with a chest contusion and is considered day-to-day.— Rockies PR (@RockiesPR) September 14, 2014Arenado told...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies strike out sixteen times in finale of six-game road trip with no wins

The Rockies can't help themselves.It wasn't a sweet sixteen for the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.A six-game road trip against a bad New York Mets team and a very good St. Louis Cardinals team completed on Sunday with the Rockies returning to Denver without a single win. That team plane will land back in Denver without a single addition to the win column.As another brutal September...
Via Rockies Review
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies expect first baseman Justin Morneau to return soon to lineup

Justin Morneau's quest for the National League batting title is on hold for a couple of days. The Rockies first baseman injured his left side Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals and was not in the lineup Saturday. The initial diagnosis was an intercostal injury (strained muscles in the rib cage), which can be painful and debilitating for a baseball player. However...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Season can't end soon enough for Colorado Rockies fans, expect more excuses from the front office soon

Franklin Morales couldn't help the Rockies score runs on Saturday.Every game counts.Baseball purists will talk about how important every game is in a 162 game season. They will point to several seasons in which it came down to the final game, and even on occasion the 163rd game in order to sort it all out.Don't tell a fan of the Colorado Rockies how important all 162 games...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Justin Morneau exits with intercostal soreness

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, whose .315 batting average currently ranks second in the Nationals League, left Friday's 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning with "left-side intercostal soreness" according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. He was replaced by Ben Paulsen.Morneau, whose full line is .315/.359/.485 (OPS+ 121)...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Boone Logan undergoes season-ending surgery

The Colorado Rockies entered a weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a record of 59-87, fourth in the National League West. Although fourth in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Rockies have been hurt by a staff that is 30th in ERA. On pitcher who has had a rough season is Boone Logan, who is done for the season after surgery on his left elbow. #453630680 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Colorado Rockies

For a minute there, the Rockies looked like they were going to be the Cinderella story of the season. After the first week of May, the Rockies were tied for first place in the NL West much to the surprise of everyone. But by the time the All-Star break hit, however, Colorado was tied for last place in the NL West, much to the surprise of no one. Despite an MVP caliber season...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek continues to improve as Colorado Rockies drop another game

Tyler Matzek has been very good in his rookie year.Many fans of the Colorado Rockies gave up on Tyler Matzek years ago.Check out the comments section on pieces written on the night that he pitches. There are plenty of people who still don't want to believe. There are Rockies fans who insist that he isn't good and that he won't amount to much. His five rough years in the...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: It’s Time to Stop Ignoring the Coors Effect

Yesterday Jacob deGrom shut down the Rockies at Citi Field, allowing just three hits and zero earned runs with nine strikeouts across eight innings. It was one of the day’s more predictable outcomes because the Colorado Rockies just can’t hit away from Coors Field. The Coors Effect is famous and well-documented. Whether it’s daily fantasy games or season-long leagues, you want...
Via Baseball Professor
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Michael Cuddyer activated

The Colorado Rockies activated All-Star Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day disabled list for Monday's game against the New York Mets. Cuddyer is in the lineup playing first base and hitting cleanup.Cuddyer is hitting .331/.380 /.546 (OPS+ 142) with six homers and 19 RBI, but had appeared in only 34 games this season, due to a fractured shoulder (63 games), a strained left hamstring...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at Blackmon’s breakout season

Baseball as the saying goes, is a marathon, not a sprint. Which makes it strange that one hot month can still, even an age flooded with statistical analysis and awareness of the dangers of small sample size, make such a big impression. And not just in the eyes of a fan either. A hot month can ensure a young player keeps getting looks well after his prospect status has expired, and...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Rumors: Colorado wants to re-sign Michael Cuddyer

The Colorado Rockies just activated outfielder Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day DL according to MLB Roster Moves, and Rockies manager Walt Weiss hopes to see Cuddyer back in a Rockies uniform next year, according to a report by Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. However, in order for that to happen, the Rockies will have to reach a compromise with the outfielder soon, as Cuddyer...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why no one talks about Nolan Arenado even though they should

The Colorado Rockies best kept secret is only a secret if you don’t watch the Rockies play. There aren’t many infielders in the game of baseball today that bring the package that Nolan Arenado does. While he has quietly become one of the best third basemen in the league today, perhaps the scariest thing about Nolan Arenado is that he’s 23 years old. There are a lot of reasons...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez puts Denver condo up for sale Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, who had the middle third of the left patella tendon repaired and a bursa sac removed in a surgery last month, is selling his downtown Denver condo. Gonzalez, who might not be healthy enough to begin Spring Training on time, has listed his 5,193 square foot condo at the Four Seasons Denver for $4,950,000...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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