August starts the same way July ended for the Colorado Rockies...with a loss

Bill Geivett probably isn't thrilled to find out he is taking the blame.Remember Memorial Day? It seems like a long time ago, right?It was May 26th, and while the Colorado Rockies struggles had already begun, few had any idea how bad it would get. Since Memorial Day, the holiday that was over two full months ago, the Rockies have registered 17 total wins. That's it.Everyone...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 7, Colorado 1; 1 July 2014 (Washington 45-38, Colorado 36-48)

Photo Credit: The Nationals were on a three-game win streak coming into Tuesday’s home contest against the Rockies. Stephen Strasburg was the scheduled starter, coming off a rough outing last start at Milwaukee. Washington got enough runs early to salt this game away, and Strasburg took a shutout into the 8th inning. Colorado starter Christian Friedrich wasn’t...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks sparks offense in Brewers' 7-4 win over Rockies

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rickie Weeks had three hits, including a leadoff home run, and Wily Peralta won his fifth consecutive start as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Thursday night. Weeks homered on the first pitch from Christian Friedrich (0-2). Aramis Ramirez added a two-run shot later in the inning. Peralta (9-5) allowed three straight singles in the fourth...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Recap: Cardinals’ offense overpowers Rockies

Colorado (35-43) will travel to Milwaukee (48-32) for a four-game set. Christian Friedrich will get the start against Wily Peralta (8-5). The Rockies now sit 11 games back in the National League West behind the Giants. The series opener Monday was one to forget for the Rockies, being shutout at home 8-0 by the Cardinals. St. Louis (41-35) was backed by a stellar pitching performance...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers score three on wild pitch at Coors Field

Your browser does not support iframes. The Colorado Rockies had one of the sloppiest plays of the season on Saturday when three Milwaukee Brewers runs scored on one wild pitch from left-hander Christian Friedrich in the third inning of a 9-4 Milwaukee win at Coors Field. “It was just one of those bizarre plays, obviously,” Troy Tulowtizki said. “Mac was banged up a little...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Unbelievably Score Three Runs On A Rockies’ Wild Pitch

Your browser does not support iframes. The Colorado Rockies looked like a Little League team Saturday night against the Milwaukee Brewers after a wild pitch from Christian Friedrich that resulted in three runs scoring. The post Brewers Unbelievably Score Three Runs On A Rockies’ Wild Pitch appeared first on Diehardsport.
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bizarre baserunning play highlights Brewers' victory over Rockies

Just two games in, and the Milwaukee Brewers' series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field has already become one of their most entertaining in recent memory. Less than 24 hours after outlasting the Rockies in a marathon slugfest, the Brewers rode the momentum of one of the most bizarre baserunning plays you'll ever see to a 9-4 victory on Saturday afternoon. Aramis...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers clear bases on bizarre wild pitch play (VIDEO)

Talk about a team getting caught napping.  The Brewers scored three runs against the Rockies on a wild pitch by Christian Friedrich and a throwing error by Michael McKenry on one of the strangest plays you'll ever see.The bizarre play unfolded with two outs in the third inning, after Friedrich intentionally walked Jean Segura to load the bases. Friedrich sent his next pitch...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Problem for the Colorado Rockies isn't just the pitching, it's the culture

This was the scene at Coors Field on Saturday.Cue the circus music.Since 1993, the Colorado Rockies are no strangers to embarrassing themselves, but they may have hit a new low on Saturday at Coors Field.In the top of the 3rd inning, with the bases loaded, spot starter Christian Friedrich threw a pitch over catcher Michael McKenry's head. The cross up didn't allow McKenry...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How does that happen? Rockies' wild pitch clears bases for Brewers

The Rockies' Christian Friedrich already has his lowlight of 2014.
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers score three runs on Rockies wild pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Here's something you don't see every day: The Milwaukee Brewers were able to score three runs on a wild pitch thrown by the Colorado Rockies (with the help of a throwing error) during the third inning of Saturday's game at Coors Field.It happened as the Brewers loaded the bases with two outs and a 5-2 lead. Rockies starter Christian...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

'Crazy play' propels Brewers to another win over Rockies

One day after the Milwaukee Brewers played one of their crazier games of the season, a strange play helped them gain separation from the Colorado Rockies in a 9-4 win at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon. With Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta up with the bases loaded and two outs in the third inning, Rockies starter Christian Friedrich threw a wild pitch that ended up allowing all three...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Score Three Runs On One Wild Pitch During Crazy Play (Video)

Little League coaches everywhere are cringing after watching the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Already up 5-2 over Colorado in third inning, the Milwaukee Brewers added three runs in the third inning without even taking a swing of the bat. Rockies pitcher Christian Friedrich uncorked a wild pitch that got by catcher Michael McKenry. The ensuing play makes the Bad News Bears look...
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers offense remains hot, spurring 9-4 win

DENVER (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had three hits, including a solo homer, and Wily Peralta won his fourth straight start as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the error-prone Colorado Rockies 9-4 on Saturday. Carlos Gomez extended his hitting streak to 17 games to help the Brewers improve to 5-1 on their seven-game trip. Peralta (8-5) went 7 2-3 solid innings and allowed four runs, three earned...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Score Three Runs On One Wild Pitch

The Colorado Rockies did their best ‘Bad News Bears’ impression on Saturday at Coors Field when they allowed the Milwaukee Brewers to score three runs on a wild pitch in the third inning. Yes, three runs, on one wild pitch. With Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta at the dish on a 1-2 count and Milwaukee leading 5-2, Rockies left-hander Christian Friedrich threw a high fastball that...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A 3-Run Wild Pitch...??? Yup...

((HT: HQ can't recall the last time we saw something like this...One run, maybe two, but not three on a wild pitch that come around to score...Evidence below...Your browser does not support iframes.So, Rockies pitcher Christian Friedrich threw a wild pitch- run scoresCatcher Michael McKenry throws it past Friedrich on the cover at home- another run scoresThe ball...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Notes: Christian Friedrich Making Progress in Rehab

Colorado Rockies starter Christian Friedrich dealt with lower back pain last season, which limited him to throwing only 14.2 innings in the minors.  In 2012, the left-hander made his MLB debut with the club, starting 16 games.  Friedrich is now making progress with the injury, according to Troy Renck.Photo By FalmouthCommodores via Flickr.comFriedrich, 26, had to alter his mechanics...
Via MLB Injury News
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cactus League countdown: Colorado Rockies

There is perhaps no team in baseball more eager for the fresh start that comes with spring training than the Colorado Rockies, who might like to forget the 2012 season worst in franchise history ever happened. After a last-place finish in the NL West, countless injuries and offseason upheaval, the Rockies open spring training with a clean slate under new manager Walt Weiss. Weiss...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Minor League Preview: Colorado Rockies

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2012 (16) | 2011 (10) | 2010 (10) | 2009 (20) | 2008 (7) 2012 Affiliate Records MLB: [64-98] NL West AAA: [75-69] Pacific Coast League – Colorado Springs AA: [75-64] Texas League — Tulsa A+: [73-67] California League – Modesto A: [88-52] South Atlantic League – Asheville A(ss): [32-44] Northwest League — Tri-City Arizona...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies to repeat 4 man rotation in 2013

Denver, CO. Word has come down from the Colorado Rockies that they will continue to utilize the four man piggyback pitching rotation in 2013. Fans in Denver may moan when they hear this, but based on the current success with the rotation the idea has some legs. Many may find it actually a bad thing that the Rockies are having success as the season draws to a close, but as fans we...
Via Denver Sports Chat
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Friedrich loss will create more ugly starts

Christian Friedrich's performance has been up and down during his rookie campaign. His ERA? Mostly up. The news that he is now lost for the season with a stress fracture in his back doesn't hurt him as much as it will Jim Tracy as he tries to manage more awful starting pitching. Friedrich's body will heal and he has some success now to build on as he tries to further...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies' Cuddyer, Friedrich go on DL

Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer and left-hander Christian Friedrich were placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. In his first season with the Rockies after signing a three-year, $31.5 million free-agent contract, Cuddyer was hitting .260 with 15 homers and 57 RBI when he suffered a strained right oblique. The move was retroactive to Aug. 1. Friedrich, who is...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Injury updates: Lilly, Ruiz, Bonifacio and Friedrich

Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major Leagues: – Left handed pitcher Tedd Lilly was scratched from his rehab start yesterday according to Eric Stephen of True Blue L.A. He says that Lilly suffered a setback with his shoulder and that will be shut down for a few days. – The Philadelphia Phillies placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day Disabled List with...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies best hitting prospects under age-20

Two of the most exciting Rockies' hitters are shortstop Trevor Story and outfielder David Dahl. Both are having productive seasons in their own right but which one is the best Rockies' prospects hitter, age 20 and under?  John Manuel, an editor in chief of Baseball America and Jim Callis, the executive editor of that magazine, both with specialty knowledge of baseball'...
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies victims of their own theory

Christian Friedrich has shown some flashes of serious talent.The Colorado Rockies should apologize to Christian Friedrich and the rest of the starting pitching staff.On Saturday night at Coors Field, the rookie took the mound against the hottest team in baseball, the Cincinnati Reds. The lefty pitched his way through the first inning in just eight pitches, looking like he had his...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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