Projecting the Rockies’ 2015 rotation

The Colorado Rockies got a glimpse of how this season was supposed to turn out over the weekend, when Jorge De La Rosa, Brett Anderson, and Tyler Matzek all looked sharp against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The series against the Pirates was the first time the Rockies have gotten three straight quality starts (six-plus innings pitched, three or less earned runs) since early May. Of course...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates 3, Rockies 2

For the second straight night, the Pirates overcame some nervous moments and a couple mistakes to win a game that they should. Once the Rockies took the lead in the seventh inning, the mentality throughout the park just seemed a little different. There wasn’t a “doomed” feel to the game – obviously it was not a sure thing the Pirates were going to come back, but I think everyone...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Bullpen falters again as Colorado Rockies blow another great start

Brett Anderson went seven strong innings but got the ND.EDITORS NOTE: Cameron Parsons will continue his guest series for the entire Pittsburgh Pirates series. He is a recent graduate from Colorado State University and has been a longtime fan of the Colorado Rockies.When Chad Bettis pitches for the Rockies, the night normally ends in a loss. Saturday was no exception.In the 11th inning...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies – Game 97

Yeah babayyyyy!   Series win tonight?  That would be ideal,  especially against a team as bad as the Rockies. In fact,  with the way they play against division foes they gotta make hay against these types. Alright, Charlie Morton. Report Created on Gotta be happy with his first half, at least I was. That last start was a real turd. Report Created on...
Via This Is Getting Old
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Pirates at Rockies

Friday, 7:05 (ROOT): Jorge De La Rosa vs. Francisco Liriano Saturday, 7:05 (ROOT): Brett Anderson vs. Charlie Morton Sunday, 1:35 (ROOT): Tyler Matzek vs. Jeff Locke Our long national nightmare (the All Star Break) is over and the unofficial second half of the season gets under way on Friday night. I think the break has given us some time to look back and size up the Pirates’ current...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Twins Trevor Ploufe Nearly Hits Home Run; Takes Home After Getting Hit in the Back

Trevor Ploufe got a hold of  a Brett Anderson pitch in the fifth and nearly got a home run out of it, but it fell just short. He got enough of it though to leg out a triple, but as he closed in on the third base the relay throw nailed him in the back. It shot in to the dugout giving him the chance to trot on in to home.At the time it  was a close game, but the Twins were eventually...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

First half mercifully comes to an end for Colorado Rockies

Brett Anderson didn't provide the outing the Rockies were hoping for.That couldn't have come soon enough.The Colorado Rockies skidded into the All-Star break with a terrible series against the Minnesota Twins, a lowly American League team that has nothing to look forward to after the All-Star break themselves. However, the Rockies were soundly defeated twice, looking completely...
Via Rockies Review
11 days ago  |  Discuss

All Star break will be good for the Colorado Rockies and their fans

The All Star break can't come soon enough for the Rockies.The bell is about to ring on the first half of the season for the Colorado Rockies.This has been a heated week for the Rockies. It has been so heated, that the results on the field have been largely ignored. The sparring between fans and owner Dick Monfort created a buzz around the city that has made it feel like something...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson, Tyler Chatwood

The slumping Colorado Rockies have dealt with numerous injuries throughout the season, particularly to the starting rotation. Help could soon be on the way, as Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports that starting pitcher Brett Anderson threw a bullpen session on Friday and schedule to make his second rehab start with Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday. Saunders reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson rehab result

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson pitched 3.2 innings giving up two hits and one walk while recording four strikeouts for Triple-A Colorado Springs as reported by MiLB's twitter account.#Rockies LHP @BAnderson_30 pitches 3 2/3 scoreless innings in a rehab start for @skysox (2H, 1BB, 4K).— (@MiLB) July 3, 2014 According to our own Rose Ingberman...
Via MLB Injury News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson to make rehab start Wednesday

Colorado Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson is getting closer to a return from the disabled list, as Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports that he will make a rehab start Wednesday for Triple-A Colorado Springs. Anderson has been out since April 13 because of a fractured left index finger he suffered during an at-bat. He has to rebuild arm strength, though, so there is no exact...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The downward spiral continues for Colorado Rockies in ugly loss

Don't expect these guys to go anywhere in the offseason.What is left to be said?At the risk of completely repeating every piece that has been written about these brutal Colorado Rockies throughout June, there simply isn't anything left to be talked about.On Wednesday, despite having their fifth starter from Colorado Springs on the mound making his big league debut, the Rockies...
Via Rockies Review
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Time for fans to accept that it is going to be a long summer for the Colorado Rockies

Corey Dickerson has been a bright spot in 2014.Good news, Colorado Rockies fans, spring training is only 235 days away!That statement is sarcastic and condescending, but this is the time of year when the unrealistic Rockies fans come out. It is the time when fans point to the fact that the Rockies, despite their struggles, are still just a few games back of that final wild card position...
Via Rockies Review
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies pitchers Brett Anderson, Tyler Chatwood make progress toward returning

Help can be seen on the not-so-far horizon. Injured Rockies starting pitchers Brett Anderson and Tyler Chatwood are making significant strides toward returning, possibly before the all-star break. Anderson, a lefty, had the surgically implanted pins removed from his left index finger Tuesday. Chatwood, the righty, who has a strained flexor tendon, is playing catch from a distance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson has pins removed from finger

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson had small pins surgically inserted to align the bones in his broken left index finger on April 17, he broke it on April 12. Those pins were removed Monday, according to Thomas Harding of, allowing him to crank up his rehab. Anderson is eligible to come off the 60-day disabled list June 12. Anderson was 0-2 in three starts with a 3...
Via MLB Injury News
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Brett Anderson has pins removed from index finger

Colorado Rockies left hander Brett Anderson is expected to ramp up his rehab after he had pins removed from his left index finger on Monday. Anderson, 26, has been out of action since suffering a fracture on the finger on April 12. The Rockies placed him on the 60 day disabled list making him eligible for action on June 12. Bummed I'm missing out on the Memorial Day game…but...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Rockies' Anderson posts broken finger on Instagram

Rockies pitcher Brett Anderson is going to be out for 4-6 weeks after breaking a finger. It wasn't while pitching, but during one of the many really productive at-bats pitchers tend to have. How broke was it?Take a look at his X-ray.Now go ahead and say "Ouch!" while looking at your finger and be glad that isn't your hand. Loading...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson shares X-ray of finger he broke while batting

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Brett Anderson has landed on the disabled list with a broken finger. He broke the index finger on his left hand while swinging at a pitch over the weekend. And for those of you who didn’t believe he is actually hurt, Anderson shared a photo of his X-ray on Instagram. We […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Brett Anderson (finger) to have surgery

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson will undergo surgery Thursday to repair the left finger he broke on Saturday, reports Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Small pins will be inserted to align the bones, allowing Anderson some movement and avoiding a splint. The pins will be removed in a couple of weeks. The Rockies called up outfielder Corey Dickerson from Triple-A Colorado...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson lands on DL, water is wet

It isn’t baseball season until Brett Anderson lands on the disabled list. Sure enough, the Rockies placed him there yesterday due to a broken finger. Anderson out likely 4-6 weeks. Morales expected to replace him. Awful luck for anderson — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 13, 2014 Anderson suffered the injury while hitting, which just goes to show what a great idea it was for Colorado...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson lands on DL, water is wet

It isn’t baseball season until Brett Anderson lands on the disabled list. Sure enough, the Rockies placed him there yesterday due to a broken finger. Anderson out likely 4-6 weeks. Morales expected to replace him. Awful luck for anderson — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 13, 2014 Anderson suffered the injury while hitting, which just goes to show what a great idea it was for Colorado...
Via The Outside Corner
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson, Rockies pitcher, out 4-6 weeks with broken finger

Brett Anderson walked into the clubhouse with a taped left index finger Sunday and left the trainer's room with it packed in ice and heavily wrapped in an Ace bandage. Even before manager Walt Weiss revealed a word, Anderson's chances of landing on the disabled list increased dramatically. An X-ray confirmed a broken index finger. He will see a hand specialist in Denver...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Brett Anderson (finger) out 4-6 weeks

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson was listed as "questionable" for his next start on Thursday after leaving yesterday's game in the 4th inning with an apparent left finger contusion. However, X-rays revealed the finger is broken, meaning Anderson will be out 4-6 weeks, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post. LHP Franklin Morales will come out of the bullpen...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies shut out Giants despite losing Brett Anderson to hurt finger

Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki sat in the dugout Saturday morning sharing their misery of AT&T Park. It feels like Halloween with the rowdy sellout crowd draped in black and orange. And it might as well be, given the Stephen King novel that plays out when the Rockies stumble into the place. Remember the time Chris Iannetta wound up playing third base and Garrett Atkins second...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson injured in Rockies' win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tommy Kahnle and four relievers combined for two-hit ball over six innings after Brett Anderson was injured, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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