Angels-Rockies Preview

The Los Angeles Angels' first two games with the Colorado Rockies this season ended in the same fashion as nearly every meeting of the past five years - with a victory. The surging Angels will turn to Andrew Heaney to continue that dominance Tuesday night against a Rockies team fresh off a disappointing road trip. Los Angeles (44-38) has won seven straight versus Colorado (35-47...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Rockies should have a no-trade policy

No-Trade Policy Ridding the roster of talent won’t help the Rockies By James Merilatt It’s that time of year again. The Fourth of July is in the rearview mirror, the All-Star Game is right around the corner and the Major League Baseball trade deadline is within sight. So the annual speculation about the Rockies shipping their best players to contenders is officially underway...
Via Mile High Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tulowitzki still streaking as Rockies end skid

The Colorado Rockies got off the schneid, finally getting a win in the desert to cap off the four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. For the second time in less that two weeks, they also won 6-4 in a game where both De La Rosas pitched for their respective clubs. Troy Tulowitzki extended his MLB leading hit streak to 18 games with a three-run homer in the first to put the...
Via Mile High Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jorge wins the battle of the roses, Colorado Rockies hang on for win

  Jorge De La Rosa did what he has done 1,000 times. He struck out a bunch of Diamondbacks. In fact, while recording his 1,000th career strikeout, De La Rosa pitched the Colorado Rockies out of their losing streak and gave them some momentum. The Rockies bullpen predictably had fans biting their nails late in the game, but ultimately the early lead that the Rockies built off of...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tulowitzki's homer leads Rockies to 6-4 win over D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run homer to extend his hitting streak to 18 games, Jorge De La Rosa pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep. Tulowitzki homered in Colorado's four-run first inning against Rubby De La Rosa (6-4) and Carlos Gonzalez added a two-run homer off the right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Best hitters and pitchers: Week 12

Welcome to the twelfth week of our ongoing series highlighting the previous weeks best hitting and pitching performances. BEST HITTER: Nolan Arenando, 3B, Rockies It’s been a while since home runs dominated this space but that’s a big part of why Nolan Arenado is here. He led baseball with an impressive 7 home runs this past week. But he wasn’t just hitting for power. He slashed...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Hudson Falters as San Francisco Giants Fall to Colorado Rockies

  Colorado Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez is safe at the plate as teammate Nick Hundley (4) reacts and San Francisco Giants’ catcher Andrew Susac raises his glove during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 26, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin) On a night where Tim Hudson was pitching for his rotational life, the 17 year veteran flashed glimpses of...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arenado and CarGo propel Colorado Rockies offense as bullpen holds on

  Tommy Kahnle let out a deep breath. The reliever put a scare into the fanbase of the Colorado Rockies, but ultimately, he struck out Buster Posey with the tying run on base to end the game. The Rockies hung on to steal a victory at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The late scare could easily have overshadowed what the Rockies had accomplished early in the game. However, what both...
Via BSN Denver
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arenado, Gonzalez power Rockies to 8-6 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Nolan Arenado hit a pair of home runs and had four RBIs, Carlos Gonzalez matched his career high with five hits and the Colorado Rockies held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 8-6 on Friday night. Ben Paulsen had three hits and added a two-run single for the Rockies, who won their fifth in six games after losing eight of nine. Chad Bettis (4-2) won his second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CarGo should blame CarGo

The Pot Calling the Kettle Black Most of all, Carlos Gonzalez should blame himself for the Rockies struggles By James Merilatt Someone can never go wrong criticizing the DMV; nobody has a soft spot in their hearts for the folks that make everyone wait in line for hours to get a driver license. Even in a politically correct world, that group is nearly 100 percent safe to publicly...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies OF Gonzalez leaves game with mild hand sprain.

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has left Sunday's game against Milwaukee with a mild sprain in his left hand. The Rockies announced he is day to day. Gonzalez leapt into the right-field wall trying to catch Ryan Braun's triple to lead off the top of the fourth inning. Gonzalez finished the inning, but was replaced by Brandon Barnes in the top of the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

In a previous article where I postulated that it was time for the Mets to trade quantity for quality, a common sentiment from readers was that we need to trade for hitting, not for pitching. I stayed away from discussing hitting targets as acquiring one would not only involve a speculated trade scenario, it would also involve speculation on how players will be shifted or moved internally...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies should sell this trade season, but how much?

The Colorado Rockies are a prime market for teams to grab quality players every time the trade deadline rolls around. As a franchise with a relatively small budget, the Rockies can never seem to afford to keep their top players around for the long term. Thus, in the past they have seen the likes of Matt Holliday and others walk out the door for more money. This season is no different...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is finally starting to hit for power again

After a somewhat lethargic performance throughout the first two months of the 2015 season, Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is on a tear at the plate as of late. While CarGo ended May on a progressive note by picking up six base hits over the last four games of the month, his batting numbers through April and May were disappointing, to say the least. Heading into June...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

In a previous article where I postulated that it was time for the Mets to trade quantity for quality, a common sentiment from readers was that we need to trade for hitting, not for pitching. I stayed away from discussing hitting targets as acquiring one would not only involve a speculated trade scenario, it would also involve speculation on how players will be shifted or moved internally...
Via Mets Merized Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Angels outfielder trade targets

Evaluating the Angels outfielder trade targets isn’t an easy task. The Angels have a poor farm system to trade from and some financial restrictions that limit what they can even offer. The bigger problem though is that there isn’t exactly a bevvy of highly attractive outfield bats to choose from. However, the Angels desperately need to trade for someone, anyone really. This...
Via Monkey with a Halo
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrible road trip ends with another loss for Colorado Rockies

  It’s official, the Colorado Rockies are back to what they are used to on the road; losing. On Tuesday in Houston, the Rockies got bad pitching, a four-inning, seven-run outing from Chris Rusin, and couldn’t complete a comeback when the bats went cold after a Carlos Gonzalez 5th inning home run. The Rockies come home after a 1-5 road trip in which they overall looked terrible...
Via BSN Denver
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Walt Weiss may not be the right man for the Colorado Rockies

  It was a highly criticized move when the Colorado Rockies reached into the high school ranks to make Walt Weiss their sixth manager in club history. The criticism wasn’t fair. It wasn’t like Weiss was a high school coach who had never been in a Major League clubhouse, or endured the grind of 162 games. Weiss played for more than a decade in the big leagues. He played under...
Via BSN Denver
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Trade Rumors: Outfield Edition

With MLB trade season fast approaching, the Baltimore Orioles are faced with the question of whether to buy or sell assets. In the past, manager Buck Showalter has not been known to make headlining moves at the trade deadline. He does, however, make the necessary tactical adjustments to bring in players that will produce and fill a void. At the deadline it seems that the Orioles...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies: the most fickle team in baseball

Natives of Colorado understand fickle behavior just about as well as anybody. With weather patterns that can change on a dime from rain to sun to snow to fog, citizens of this fine state have come to expect unpredictable actions. Even with this expectation, it still must be hard for fans of the Colorado Rockies to understand the wildly fickle play of their ball club. The most recent...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Gonzalez has reached base in 21 consecutive games

After a slow start, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been steadily improving. On Wednesday the left-hander laced a double through a shift on the right side of the infield to extend his streak of getting on base to 21 consecutive games, a career-high.About a month ago some wondered what was wrong with Gonzalez. CarGo’s average has perked up from .197 to .251 since the streak...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Holliday exits game in Colorado with right quad strain

DENVER -- St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday fell awkwardly in left field as he tried to chase down a bloop double by Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez in the second inning Monday night and left the game with a right quad strain. Holliday was sprinting to get under the high flyball when his legs gave way and he slammed into the turf. He grabbed his right leg, threw off his cap and...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies doomed by bad decisions in loss to Marlins

  As good as Saturday was, Sunday was really bad for the Colorado Rockies. The team was plagued by bad decisions in their Sunday loss to the Marlins, in which the Rockies dropped the game and the series after a 10th inning solo home run gave the Marlins a 3-2 decision. With the game tied 2-2, the Rockies had a great chance to take a lead in the 7th inning. Carlos Gonzalez had already...
Via BSN Denver
29 days ago  |  Discuss

OPS Leagues: Tulonado Warning

Quick, who leads the Colorado Rockies in hits? How about batting average? And most importantly for this column, who leads the Rockies in OBP? If you said Troy Tulowitzki or Nolan Arenado, you’d be wrong. If you said Carlos Gonzalez, you’d be really wrong. The correct answer is D.J. LeMahieu. LeMahieu has been one of the Rockies best batters to start the season and, after a bit...
Via Razzball
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Crawford has Tools for Every Job

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, top, avoids the slide of Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado (28) after forcing him out at second base on the front end of a double play hit into by Carlos Gonzalez to end the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 22, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Brandon Crawford, Buster Posey, and Brandon Belt were all taken by...
Via The Sports Journal
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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