GUEST POST: Can the Colorado Rockies stay healthy enough to compete in the NL West?

Can Troy Tulowitzki stay healthy for the Rockies?By: Cameron ParonsWith two straight last place finishes in the NL West, the Rockies are the team to be overlooked as many will do. An easy team to shrug off, the Colorado Rockies are going to surprise some people this year as well as make a push for a wild card spot. The potent Rockies lineup along with a rotation that can compete...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies bullpen shows it can do the job in 1-0 win in San Francisco

Tommy Kahnle worked out of a jam that helped the Rockies win.The misery that accompanies the Colorado Rockies in San Francisco took a day off.The Rockies are on a mission to prove that they are an improved team. They have filled many of the holes that caused them to finish dead last in the National League West over the past two seasons. However, one area that has been the biggest...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Make No Mistake, Carlos Gonzalez is in the Argument for Best MLB Player

Colorado Rockies’ outfielder Carlos Gonzalez may be the best all-around player in the bigs – Mandatory Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Sidney Crosby; Lebron James; Peyton Manning. Each one of them are the best players in the sport they perform in. In Major League Baseball, there is no clear-cut player who’s deemed the best-of-the-rest. Sure, Tigers’ first baseman Miguel...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Gonzalez launches two-run homer into McCovey Cove

Carlos Gonzalez‘s fourth home run of the season is a two-run jack off  left-hander Madison Bumgarner that goes all the way into the McCovey Cove on Friday night.Interesting fact via ESPN Info:With that bomb, Carlos Gonzalez now has five career home runs against Madison Bumgarner, which is the most by any player versus the lefty.
Via The MLB Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies role players will determine overall team success

Much of the Rockies success will depend on the contributions of role players.There is no way around it. As Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez go, so go the Colorado Rockies.Rockies fans know that this is the case. Unfortunately for them, they have had to experience what happens when one or both of those two guys are injured. It has been a common theme for the two Rockies studs in...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Longest Home Runs of MLB Opening Week

Baseball is back and the bats are in full swing! There have been 152 home runs hit already. The Arizona Diamondbacks have allowed the most HRs in the league, 12, but they have also played the most games. The San Francisco Giants have hit 9 to lead the league.  Mark Trumbo leads the MLB with 5 TrumBOMBS and homered in 4 straight games.  Jose Bautista, Brandon Belt and Alejandro...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon makes MLB history with 6-for-6 game

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon went a career-best 6-for-6, including three doubles, a two-run homer and five RBIs to lead the Rockies to a 12-2 victory in their Coors Field opener. Blackmon, 27, became the first player in MLB history to homer and have three doubles as part of a 6-for-6 game.  He is also the first player in Rockies’ history to have five or more hits...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez Swallows Dip, Has To Leave Game

Mark this one down in the “reasons not to dip” category. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins because of dizziness after he swallowed his chewing tobacco, says Brandon Maloy of Sports Illustrated. While many players dip with regularity, its pretty rare — and strongly suggested against — to turn it into a meal...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rocked in Colorado

DENVER (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon tied a team record with six hits and drove in five runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 in their home opener Friday. Blackmon finished 6 for 6 with three doubles and a two-run homer. The only other Rockies player with six hits in a game was Andres Galarraga against Houston on July 3, 1995. Carlos Gonzalez added a two...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez left the Rockies’ Wednesday night because he swallowed tobacco

Carlos Gonzalez left the Rockies’ game Wednesday night because he accidentally swallowed his chewing tobacco.Colorado manager Walt Weiss told reporters after the game:“I talked to him last night after the game and he assured me he was fine and was going to be all right, so it’s a nice name to write in a lineup,” Weiss said. “He might’ve swallowed some dip or something...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez sat Wednesday due to chewing tobacco-related illness

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonalez was back in the lineup Thursday but was a no-go for Wednesday’s tilt against the Miami Marlins due to illness. Later, it was learned that not only was he suffering from dizziness and dehydration, the fact that he swallowed some of his chewing tobacco may have contributed to CarGo feeling […] The post Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez sat Wednesday...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies removed Carlos Gonzalez from game with dizziness

According to the Rockies, Carlos Gonzalez left the game Wednesday night due to dizziness and dehydration.’s Thomas Harding revealed Thursday that swallowing a wad of chewing tobacco caused Gonzalez to experience dizziness and dehydration. Well at least the Rockies ended up winning Wednesday 6-5 or else Gonzalez might have caught more beef.“I talked to him last night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez News

From left Wednesday's game in the sixth inning when he became dizzy after accidentally swallowing some tobacco dip.
Via Off Base Percentage
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies at Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Coverage begins at noon As the Colorado Rockies welcome back Franklin Morales to the mound, they're hopeful All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will also be on the field Thursday against the host Miami Marlins. Gonzalez is 4 for 10 with a homer, two doubles and three RBIs in three games, but he left in the sixth inning of Wednesday's 6-5 win at...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez exits game due to dizziness

The Colorado Rockies entered their game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday night in search of their first win of the 2014 season. Things started off well for them, as they charged out to a 6-1 lead. As the game wore on things got a bit more nervous for the Rockies, with the Marlins closing the gap to just two runs. But then, far more important than the results of this game, everybody...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado starts fast, holds on late for 1st win of 2014

If the Rockies play too many games like this one, 2014 is going to be a nerve-racking experience. And one that is tremendously long. Colorado started quickly by scoring three runs on six hits in the first inning and held on late despite hiccups from the back-end of the bullpen to earn its first win of the season, a 6-5 decision over the Marlins. The Rockies came out swinging after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue the theme of 2013 in second loss of 2014 campaign

It's only the second game of the season.It is really easy to draw swift conclusions from the first two games of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rockies. April is the time of year when baseball fans tend to hand out MVP's, Cy Young's and Rookie of the Year trophies to guys who may spend more time in the minor leagues than the big leagues. That's the nature of baseball...
Via Rockies Review
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins click all around to start 2014 season on a very high note

MIAMI -- Hours before Opening Night, Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill made a statement bold enough to match the bright orange jerseys his players would wear in front of 37,116 -- a sellout crowd and the largest in Marlins Park history. Asked when he believed the club could compete for a postseason spot, Hill didn't hesitate with his answer. "First pitch...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Opening Day is time to forget issues and root for wins

Opening Day is a time for excitement. Merry Christmas, baseball fans!The Colorado Rockies open their season in Miami against the Marlins on Monday night. They have their ace, Jorge De La Rosa on the mound, facing the reigning Rookie of the Year in the National League, Jose Fernandez.Rockies fans had every reason to by cynical this winter. After years of struggle and failure, the...
Via Rockies Review
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: 2014 Season Preview

Standing O Sports is previewing all 30 Major League teams seasons, division by division, team by team. Up next in the NL West is the Colorado Rockies. What Happened Last Season The Colorado Rockies were last in the NL West settling in at 74 wins and 88 losses. While you would imagine a team that is last in their division to be weak all the way around, that is not the case with the...
Via Standing O Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalez homers as Rockies beat Cubs 9-6

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Franklin Morales pitched four effective innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame Cubs starter Carlos Villanueva's eight strikeouts to beat the Chicago 9-6 Wednesday night.
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Time for talk is done for Colorado Rockies front office

Bill Geivett will take his turn with the firing squad on Tuesday.The Colorado Rockies announced on social media sites that assistant general manager Bill Geivett will hop on Twitter on Tuesday to answer fan questions.Earlier in the offseason, owner Dick Monfort fielded questions in the same manner. To say the questioning was embarrassing would be a huge understatement. Monfort felt...
Via Rockies Review
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #7: Carlos Gonzalez | OF | COL

Whoever drafts Carlos Gonzalez has knowingly accepted a large amount of risk, but it’s a weird kind of risk. We know that Gonzalez is going to get hurt (as much as you can know anyone will), so there’s definitely the risk of when and for how long, but Gonzalez is actually extremely consistent. He’s been a 20/20 player for four straight seasons, and he’s good for a .300 BA...
Via Baseball Professor
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3 Fantasy Baseball Injury Risks

Each MLB season gets drastically altered by an injury to a big name player.  It can also cause a fantasy baseball owner to make a desperation move they regret.  Injuries are a part of the game, there is no way to avoid it.  But should it stop you from drafting a player, in the first two rounds, who is known for missing chunks of time?Carlos Gonzalez is a first round draft pick...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: 3 up and 3 down

Colorado Rockies: 3 up and 3 downThe Colorado Rockies are both blessed and cursed. They possess two of the best in-their-prime players in the game in Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki. Few teams wouldn’t trade their two best offensive players for these guys if they had a track record of staying healthy. And therein appears the curse. Neither superstar talent can seem to suit...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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