Built to outlast

The Rockies, when you add them up as a whole, are terrible. But they do have some good players, like Jose Reyes, Carlos Gonzalez, and maybe even their prized rookie pitcher Jon Gray. That group managed to keep things tight with the Pirates for most of the way, and you wondered if they were an unlucky break or a rough inning away from losing a really bad game at home. But you didn’t really...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
2 days ago  |  Discuss

One-on-one with Carlos Gonzalez

Carlos Gonzalez is arguably The Rockies best player. The 2-time all-star, has won 3 Gold Gloves and a batting title. He’s healthy now, and his play reflects that. He was disappointed to see Troy Tulowitzki traded, but understands it’s a business. He wants to play in Denver, and the children of Colorado matter to him. His charity work continues to demonstrate that. He shares his...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalez leaves game with knee injury again, listed day to day

For the second time in less than a week, Carlos Gonzalez left the Colorado Rockies' game with a knee injury. In the third inning of the Rockies' 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, Gonzalez made a nice diving catch in foul territory, and while he took his at-bat in the fourth inning, he was replaced in the fifth. Manager Walt Weiss assures that Gonzalez's injury isn't very serious...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gut Reaction: Mets 5, Rockies 1 (8/23/15)

Logan Verrett made quite the splash in his first Major League start. He held the Colorado Rockies to just four hits over eight innings, striking out eight and walking just one. The only blemish against his fantastic day was a solo home run from Carlos Gonzalez in the fourth inning. And the Mets needed the magnificent start, as the bullpen was tasked with providing nine innings of...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez displays prime form with terrific diving catch

Carlos Gonzalez has been banged up for the past few seasons, but the Colorado Rockies right fielder proved on Thursday night that he is still capable of making outstanding plays. In the eighth inning of the Rockies' 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Thursday, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth hit a shallow fly ball to right field that Gonzalez was quite some distance from...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

PODCASTS: David Martin joined the BSN Denver Sports Desk

  David Martin of joined the BSN Denver Sports Desk to discuss the Rockies blowing another game and the future of Carlos Gonzalez. Here’s your audio!
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez 'OK' after leaving game with knee injury

Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez doesn't expect to miss much, if any, time on the field for the Colorado Rockies after leaving their game on Tuesday with a knee injury. Fans were puzzled when Gonzalez, who had hit a home run earlier in the game, was removed from the game in the sixth inning. Gonzalez revealed after the game that he had injured his knee on a play in the outfield. "The ball...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Gonzalez pulled due to inflammation in right knee

COLORADO (AP) Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez was lifted from Tuesday night's game because of inflammation in his right knee. Gonzalez was pulled in the sixth inning as the Rockies hosted the Washington Nationals and was listed as day to day by the team. He connected for his 28th homer in the first inning. He was replaced in the lineup by Charlie Blackmon, who began...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking – 2015 Game 117 (SD at COL)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (56-61) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (47-68) last night at Coors Field, 7-5. Andrew Cashner (4-12, 4.20) gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts over five innings. Carlos Gonzalez...
Via Padres Public
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Winding Road to a Normal Carlos Gonzalez Season

For those casual baseball fans who might have found residence under a slab of basalt for the past two months, let’s get you up to speed: Carlos Gonzalez has been locked-in recently. Post All-Star break (that date chosen for simple convenience), CarGo is fourth in baseball in wRC+, tied for first in homers, and first in ISO. So, on Monday night, we shouldn’t have been too surprised...
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Carlos Gonzalez leave Citi Field in less than 4 seconds with crushed HR

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been demolishing the ball in the second half of the season, which was no secret when he hit an awe-inspiring home run on Monday. In the fourth inning of the Rockies' 4-2 defeat to the New York Mets, Gonzalez ripped a line drive to left-center off of a 3-1 fastball from Mets starter Jon Niese. Just as the Rockies' play-by-play announcer...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez Smacks 13th Home Run in Last 17 Games Monday Night

Fantasy baseball players that have Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in their line-ups have to be very happy with the man. Monday night against the Mets he went 1-4 at the plate with a run scored, two RBIs, and a home run. Monday night's performance is just the icing on the cake though. His fourth inning home run is his 13th in the last 17 games.Actually--all 26 of his home runs...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Solid baseball helps Colorado Rockies to a great series win in Washington

  Well, it looks like Carlos Gonzalez is officially healthy. The lefty slugger made Max Scherzer look like a minor leaguer on Sunday, delivering two no-doubt shots to right field in the Colorado Rockies 6-4 victory on the road against the Nationals. The win, and the weekend, was really impressive for the Rockies. Not only did they pick up a rare road victory, they did it against...
Via BSN Denver
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies rally for 6-4 win over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking two-run single off Drew Storen with two out in the eighth inning, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Carlos Gonzalez hit two solo shots and Daniel Descalso also went deep for Colorado, which has won three of four. Gonzalez, who hit a grand slam against Storen on Friday night, is batting...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulo who? Carlos Gonzalez showing he’s the superstar for the Colorado Rockies

  When he hits it, everyone knows it. Carlos Gonzalez hits the ball just a little bit harder than everyone else. On Friday night in Washington D.C., the Colorado Rockies stole a victory from the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning when CarGo took a Drew Storen fastball deep over the right field fence and off of the back wall of the bullpen for a grand slam, giving the Rockies...
Via BSN Denver
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals lose to Rockies 5-4 on Gonzalez slam off Storen

WASHINGTON (AP) Drew Storen yielded an eighth-inning grand slam to Carlos Gonzalez, and the Washington Nationals blew a four-run lead in a 5-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. When Storen entered with six outs to go and the score 4-0, Washington appeared well on its way recording a second straight win for only the second time since the All-Star break. Everything changed...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 7

After a lackluster slate on Thursday, baseball roars back with its best pitching matchups in quite some time. Check ’em out: Clayton Kershaw (LAD) vs. Gerrit Cole (PIT) 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN Nobody’s been hotter in baseball than Kershaw, who hasn’t allowed an earned run in over a month, and has allowed one or fewer earned runs in eight of his last 10 starts. Over that stretch...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez named NL Player of the Month

After a slow start to the season, Carlos Gonzalez has more than made up for any early doubts fans and his club might have had. On Monday the Rockies right fielder was rewarded for an amazing month of July in which he hit an NL-high 11 home runs, with 24 RBIs and an .841 slugging percentage, being named the NL Player of the Month. It is his first such award. The club congratulated...
Via Mile High Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: Carlos Gonzalez edition

With just two days remaining until the trade deadline, time is of the essence for Dan Duquette and the Baltimore Orioles front office. Given that none of the left field platooners (David Lough, Travis Snider, Nolan Reimold) has stepped up to take the job, the team is said to be looking for corner outfield help. Jay Bruce and Justin Upton are two big names that the Orioles are said...
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce and Carlos Gonzalez: Twin trade chips

The market has moved forward as we approach the trading deadline, but its shape is still difficult to make out, especially in terms of hitters. We have seen the mega-deal, with franchise cornerstone Troy Tulowitzki moving from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays. We have seen the rental, with Ben Zobrist helping the […]
Via Fangraphs
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

With Troy Tulowitzki traded, could Carlos Gonzalez be next?

DENVER (AP) Troy Tulowitzki's gone. Carlos Gonzalez may be up next. Possibly even just-acquired Jose Reyes, too. The Colorado Rockies are overhauling their roster in the midst of another dismal season. This time, no one is off limits. For years, Tulowitzki was almost considered untouchable, especially in the eyes of owner Dick Monfort. That changed late Monday, when Toronto made...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest Trade Buzz: Mets Not Interested In Carlos Gonzalez, Thankfully So

The Mets are not interested in acquiring Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, according to several reports from the team’s beat writers. In the wake of dealing Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays, the Rockies are now looking to deal CarGo as they look to do a complete rebuild in Colorado. The Mets are interested in acquiring […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Next order of business for Rockies: Trade CarGo

The Colorado Rockies last night stunned the world when word of a trade involving Troy Tulowitzki got out. Tulo had been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays along with P LaTroy Hawkins for SS Jose Reyes and three big name prospects in Miguel Castro, Jesus Tinoco, and Jeff Hoffman. With Tulo out of the way, the Rockies now plan on getting rid of another big contract on their payroll,...
Via Baseball Essential
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez named co-NL Player of the Week alongside Hamels

Carlos Gonzalez had an offensive explosion last week, which he received recognition for on Monday. The Colorado Rockies right fielder was deemed co-NL Player of the Week alongside Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels, who threw a no-hitter on Saturday. From July 20 to July 26, Gonzalez had an incredible five-game stretch, which included five home runs, 11 RBI, and nine runs...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Best hitters and pitchers: Week 15

It’s been a couple weeks since our last feature due to the All-Star break but we’re back with our 15th installment highlighting the best hitters and pitchers from the previous week in baseball. On the offense side of things we feature a couple of players whose production has been less than expected all season. We also feature two of the best pitchers in baseball including one...
Via The Outside Corner
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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