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Stubbs' HR, Barnes' catch lift Rockies over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Brandon Barnes timed his jump perfectly, leaped and caught Rene Rivera's fly ball that was on a home-run trajectory. The Colorado Rockies left fielder then took great delight in showing the fans that he made the catch. Drew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth and Barnes robbed Rivera of a tying shot in the bottom of the inning to lead the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies beat Padres behind De La Rosa, Stubbs, Barnes

The San Diego Padres sponsored one of the season's more popular promotions Tuesday night at Petco Park. It's called the Shirts Off Their Backs, in which the team raffles off game-worn jerseys for charity. Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa had no interest in the promotion. He already has their number(s). De La Rosa took the mound having beaten the Padres eight times...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Stubbs' HR, Barnes' catch lift Rockies over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Brandon Barnes timed his jump perfectly, leaped and caught Rene Rivera's fly ball that was on a home-run trajectory. The Colorado Rockies left fielder then took great delight in showing the fans that he made the catch. Drew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth and Barnes robbed Rivera of a tying shot in the bottom of the inning to lead the...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies finish off sweep of Arizona

Colorado 8, Arizona 3 When: 4:10 PM ET, Sunday, September 21, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 65° Umpires: Home – Toby Basner, 1B – Bill Miller, 2B – Adrian Johnson, 3B – Mike Everitt Attendance: 29036 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 8, Diamondbacks 3: Rookie Rafael Ynoa drove in three runs for the second time in three games as Colorado completed...
Via Mile High Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The 'what if' game can be played both ways for the Colorado Rockies

The Rockies never expected Blackmon to contribute the way he has.It was an outcome that surprised no one.For the second straight night, and for the seemingly 100th time in a miserable season for the Colorado Rockies, a starting pitcher looked like a Cy Young candidate against their makeshift lineup.On Saturday night it was Rick Porcello's chance to improve his ERA and look like...
Via Rockies Review
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies salvage series against Cubs

Colorado 6, Chi. Cubs 4 When: 8:05 PM ET, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois Temperature: 68° Umpires: Home – Will Little, 1B – Gerry Davis, 2B – Greg Gibson, 3B – Phil Cuzzi Attendance: 29491 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 6, Cubs 4 (10): Brandon Barnes knocked in the go-ahead run with a single in the 10th as visiting Colorado avenged Tuesday’s...
Via Mile High Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto interested in Rockies' Brandon Barnes

The Toronto Blue Jays fell to the New York Yankees on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Blue Jays to 54-50, four games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. For the Blue Jays to compete down the stretch with the Yankees and the Orioles in the division, they will need help with the staff that is 24th in the league in ERA. The Blue Jays are also...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

National Anthem Showdown at Coors

If you haven’t seen it yet, there was a good old fashioned OK-corral style showdown at Coors Field Wednesday when Brandon Barnes of the Colorado Rockies and Aaron Barnett of the Washington Nationals refused to leave the field following the National Anthem. Thank goodness for small moments of levity. With all the brouhaha about baseball’s unwritten rules and the sanctity of the...
Via Mile High Sports
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett standoff against Rockies’ Brandon Barnes

The Washington Nationals got a win before their series finale with the Colorado Rockies even got started. Following the National Anthem, a standoff between Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ outfielder Brandon Barnes ensued. The battle lasted several minutes, as the Nationals had some fun with the standoff with Gio Gonzalez waving a towel at Barrett to cool him off...
Via KCM Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes standoff before the game

With a 162 game season there has to be some fun before, after, and sometimes during the game. Right before the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies threw the first pitch, pitcher Aaron Barrett and outfielder Brandon Barnes decided to standoff. The challenge started during the playing of the National Anthem, but continued until Denard Span walked up to the batters box. With the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via Bloguin Best
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Standoff between Nats, Rockies players before game

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Via Next Impulse Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recent Rockies Road Trip Was a Confusing One

#450795782 / gettyimages.com The Rockies started their recent road trip against the Giants on Friday the 13th.Let’s just say that it wasn’t bad luck for them. Being down 4-2 in the ninth inning of that game they scored 5 unanswered runs and went on to win that game 7-4. The rest of the series the Rockies were down in the 8th inning or later and managed to put up runs against...
Via TopSportsReport
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Trot Times for June 14, 2014

Brandon Barnes accomplishes something Ian Desmond only wished he could. Let’s get to the trots! Home Run of the Day: Brandon Barnes, Colorado Rockies – 15.15 seconds [video] For the second time in June, Brandon Barnes hustled his away around the bases for an inside-the-park home run. As with just about every inside-the-parker in history, Barnes benefitted greatly from a bad...
Via Tater Trot Tracker
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Gets Revenge With Go-Ahead Inside-The-Park Homer (Video)

Just over a year ago, the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies in wild fashion when outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run at AT&T Park. Oh, how the tables have turned, Angel. Pagan found himself on the other end of the rare play on Saturday when Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes came to the plate in the ninth inning with a runner on first and...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Barnes' inside-the-park home run rallies Rockies past Giants

Brandon Barnes doesn't carry a power-hitting reputation. He has just two home runs this season. He's a grinder, a mucker — always mussing and messing and getting dirty. But, as Barnes continues to prove, you don't need pop to knock a home run. Barnes hit a game-winning, inside-the-park home run in the top of the ninth inning Saturday to lift the Rockies to a 5-4 victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Sets New Record for Colorado Rockies Saturday

There are certain things that you don't expect to happen too often during a baseball season. You don't expect to see birds hit by pitches. You don't expect to see Josh Hamilton play more than 120 games. You also don't expect to see too many guys hit inside the park home runs.You definitely don't expect to see someone hit two in a season--but Colorado's Brandon...
Via FatManWriting
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes races to game-winning, inside-the-park home run as Colorado Rockies improbably rally again

Brandon Barnes hit the game winning homer, an inside-the-park job.The Colorado Rockies have forgotten that they are on the road.With the Rockies down a run with one out to go, Brandon Barnes punched a Sergio Romo pitch to center field with the tying run on first base. When Angel Pagan badly misplayed the ball, trying to catch it when it bent away from him, the first thought was that...
Via Rockies Review
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Hits Go-Ahead Inside-The-Park HR In 9th Inning To Lead Rockies Over Giants

With two outs in the top of the ninth and the Rockies trailing the Giants 4-3, Colorado’s Brandon Barnes hit a two-run inside-the-park home run to give the Rockies the lead, and ultimately a thrilling 5-4 victory on Saturday at AT&T Park. Like so many inside-the-park home runs, the play involved some questionable defense to allow it to happen. It looked like a normal single...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies beat Giants for fourth straight win

Colorado 5, San Francisco 4 When: 4:05 PM ET, Saturday, June 14, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 72° Umpires: Home – Chris Segal, 1B – Mike Muchlinski, 2B – Mark Wegner, 3B – Mike Winters Attendance: 41704 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 5, Giants 4: Brandon Barnes delivered a two-run inside-the-park homer with two out in the ninth inning as...
Via Mile High Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The most exciting walk offs of the week (June 10th edition)

This week was actually pretty light on walk offs. From our usual starting point of Tuesday heading into the weekend, we only had three. Then the weekend came, and everything got thrown all out of whack. June 3rd, Mets vs Cubs 0-2, two outs? That’s clutch, Nate Schierholtz. June 4th, Red Sox vs Indians Well, this game as over as soon as the ball hit the bat of Asdrubal Cabrera...
Via The Outside Corner
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes' game-winner helps Rockies snap skid, defeat Dodgers

After Brandon Barnes hit an inside-the-park home run Thursday at Coors Field, sprinting 360 feet around the diamond nearly 5,280 feet above sea level, he got back to the dugout gassed but was greeted with no sympathy. Troy Tulowitzki jokingly told him he should have more pop in his bat to get the ball over the wall. So Barnes dropped to the sunflower seed-covered floor and punched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies finally break losing streak behind Chacin's return to form and Barnes walk-off winner

Brandon Barnes provided the walk-off win on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course...
Via Rockies Review
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chacin finally looks like himself as Colorado Rockies break losing streak with Brandon Barnes walk-off

Barnes provided the winner on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course of their season...
Via Rockies Review
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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