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Rockies' offense struggling during playoff push

The Rockies are gearing up for the stretch run toward a playoff berth, but something's missing -- runs.
Via mlb.com
8 hours ago

Rare E-5 on Nolan Arenado leads Atlanta to an unlikely victory over the Rockies at Coors Field

Something radically improbable squirted away into the dirt around first base Tuesday night at Coors Field: a Nolan Arenado error. In 305 fielding chances this season, Colorado’s five-time Gold Glove-winning third baseman had misplayed a baseball on just four occasions — and never on a groundball so routine as the one he saw in the eighth inning of the Rockies’ 4-3 loss to the...
Via The Denver Post
9 hours ago

Gray, Rockies continue NL Wild Card push

As the Rockies continue their quest for a National League Wild Card spot, they'll send ace Jon Gray to the mound on Wednesday against Mike Foltynewicz and the Braves.
Via mlb.com
9 hours ago

Arenado homers but error proves costly as Rockies fall to the Braves

The Colorado Rockies fell to the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night by a final score of 4-3, with a rare Nolan Arenado error the difference in the game. Arenado’s error in the eighth inning, only his fifth of the year, yielded the winning run. With two outs and a runner on second base, Braves catcher Tyler Flowers hit a ground ball to Areando at third base. In what is usually a routine...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago

Bud Black’s looming Wild Card pitching decision showcases Rockies surprises

Options are never a bad thing in life. Check that: Good options are never a bad thing in life, but you get the point. All of the sudden, the Colorado Rockies have a lot of good options. Specifically, good options to pitch a one game Wild Card playoff with a trip to Los Angeles and the NLDS on the line. Just close your eyes, imagine it’s Rocktober 4, 2017 and Buddy Black’s boys...
Via Mile High Sports
11 hours ago

LIVE Color Feed: Braves vs. Rockies

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.
Via mlb.com
13 hours ago

WATCH: Rockies get top starter back

The Colorado Rockies welcome back two important players on Tuesday, superstar third baseman Nolan Arenado and rookie of the year candidate Kyle Freeland. They may finally be starting to get to full strength for the stretch run. Jake Shapiro reports from Coors Field.
Via BSN Denver
13 hours ago

With Chad Bettis back, Rockies found an acquisition hiding in full view. Their rotation seems set.

When the wave of emotion around Chad Bettis’ return finally crested Monday night, after the 28-year-old right-hander capped a comeback from cancer to pitch his first big league game this season, another boost kicked in. The Rockies, with six weeks remaining in the regular season and on firm footing to get into the playoffs as a wild-card, found a pitching acquisition hiding in...
Via The Denver Post
14 hours ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: Reliving one of the most emotional nights in Rockies history

On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman recaps an emotional night at Coors Field that saw a tribute to the late Don Baylor and the return of Chad Bettis from testicular cancer, with a brilliant season debut. We hear from Jonathan Lucroy and Charlie Blackmon on the game and then get into your questions about what comes next for the Rockies. Plus, Carlos Gonzalez...
Via BSN Denver
15 hours ago

PHOTOS: Your Colorado Summer Bucket List achievements

Wow, you guys have been busy this summer. We asked you to share your photos with us as you stood up on paddle boards, cheered for the Rockies, climbed fourteeners and so much more (100 things, to be exact). Here are some of our favorite photos from your #knowcosummer submissions so far. You still have until Labor Day to share your photos via Instagram and be entered to win some pretty...
Via The Denver Post
20 hours ago

Chad Bettis returns to the Rockies after battle with cancer

The Rockies’ right-hander pitched seven shutout innings in his 2017 debut on Monday. Chad Bettis returns to the Rockies with flair in a commanding outing against Braves - The Denver PostChad Bettis made his 2017 debut Monday, pitching seven shutout innings in a 3-0 Rockies win. Patrick Saunders has the full story on Bettis' first big league start since being diagnosed with cancer...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Celtic boss Rodgers hints at a move for defender

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has dropped a hint suggesting that his club will be signing South African defender Rivaldo Coetzee. Coetzee is a highly rated young prospect and made his debut for the South African national team in 2014 at the age of 17. He has also impressed the Hoops hierarchy with his ability to […]
Via FutnSoccer
1 day ago

Chad Bettis shines in first Rockies start since beating cancer

From start to finish, Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis shined in his first start back from battling testicular cancer not once, but twice. The first batter for the Atlanta Braves that he faced on Monday night couldn’t have been a more perfect metaphor for what Bettis has faced since he last took the mound for the Rockies 10 1/2 months ago. “It went from being incredibly high...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies fans asked, Purple Dinosaur Podcast answered in special ‘Ask PDP’ episode

Tyler and Anthony answered your questions with their typical brand of style and grace. Editor’s note: This episode was recorded prior to the Rockies’ series in Miami. *** Thursday on Twitter, we invited you to submit your #AskPDP questions for this week's show, and boy oh boy, did you come through. You came through so much, in fact, that we decided this week's show would be...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

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
2 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
2 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
3 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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