Rockies Injury Update: Jhoulys Chacin shut down 4-6 weeks

Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin will not need surgery but he has been shut down for at least 4-6 weeks after an MRI revealed a right-rotator cuff strain and some fraying in the labrum, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Chacin had been shut down during spring training, also with shoulder inflammation. Chacin went 14-10 with a 3.47 ERA in 2013 and was expected...
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Arenado makes his return; Chacin is out

The baseball gods giveth, and they taketh away. The Colorado Rockies, already decimated by injury to the starting rotation, got more bad news Wednesday. A day after placing Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list, an MRI on the right-hander revealed a frayed rotator cuff, the same injury that caused him to miss the start of the season. Chacin’s hasn’t looked right all season...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Jhoulys Chacin has strained rotator cuff

The Colorado Rockies dropped to 36-49 on the season following a 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals. The Rockies are 11 1/2 games out in the National League West despite being second in the Major Leagues in runs scored. A pitching staff that is 30th in the league in ERA received some bad news when an MRI on Jhoulys Chacin's shoulder revealed a strained rotator cuff. #451126922...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Jhoulys Chacin, Corey Dickerson

The seemingly endless stream of Colorado Rockies pitchers landing on the DL continued on Monday, as Jhoulys Chacin was placed on the 15-day DL with what the team described as right shoulder inflammation. The Rockies' official Twitter account also announced that right-hander Chad Bettis would replace Chacin on the 25-man roster:#Rockies place RHP Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chacin headed to the 15-day DL

If the first step to winning games is showing up, the second is staying upright, which explains the Colorado Rockies 8-19 record in the month of June. On that note, there was more bad news on the injury front Monday for the Rockies – the team placed Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list with what’s being tentatively termed right shoulder inflammation. #Rockies place RHP...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Jhoulys Chacin worried about lack of arm strength

Jhoulys Chacin thinks something is wrong with his right arm. He's not sure what, but throwing 86 mph fastballs tells him something is not right. "I really don't know what's wrong with my arm. I can't get strong," the right-hander said in a whisper in the quiet Rockies clubhouse after a 7-4 loss to the Brewers on Saturday. "Even if I throw extra hard...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Lance Lynn shows the Colorado Rockies how it's done at Coors Field

Lance Lynn dominated the Rockies on Monday night.BY: CAMERON PARSONSShutting out the Colorado Rockies at home is not an easy thing to do, but Lance Lynn and the Cardinals bullpen showed it can be done. On a night where the Rockies pitching had to be tight, they faltered once again and allowed eight runs. Jhoulys Chacin gave up five runs on only four hits, but he also allowed three...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals in 'grind mode' as they head west to extend Rockies' misery

Seeking to build on a successful home stand, the St. Louis Cardinals can now focus on extending the Colorado Rockies' misery. The Cardinals look for a third straight victory while trying to send the Rockies to a seventh consecutive defeat Monday night at Coors Field. St. Louis (41-35) followed a three-game skid in which it totaled four runs by scoring nine to win the final two...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

They had their chances, but Colorado Rockies can't get it done against Grienke and the Dodgers

The Rockies couldn't get the big hit on Tuesday.Close doesn't cut it in Major League Baseball.The Colorado Rockies found that out the hard way on Tuesday night against Zack Grienke and the Los Angles Dodgers.The Rockies offense did what good teams do against a great pitcher like Grienke. They drove the pitch count up early. The guys at the plate were taking good at-bats,...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Passion comes out as Colorado Rockies blow out Braves behind another good outing from Jhoulys Chacin

Walt Weiss showed emotion on Thursday.Thank you, Walt.During his first full season, one of the criticisms of Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss was that he never got tossed from a game. In fact, in situations where he needed to show some emotion and kick some dirt, or even get in front of a star player, Weiss was nowhere to be found.On Thursday afternoon, with the Rockies finally...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Rockies sink Santana, Braves, force series split

Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 10-3 loss to the Rockies -- a desultory Thursday defeat that seemed eerily similar to Atlanta's 8-2 drubbing from Wednesday. 1. The Braves were in a giving mood, helping Jhoulys Chacin notch his first victory of the season Prior to Thursday, you'd have to track back to Sept. 9 of last year, or 11 starts ago, to find the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies finally break losing streak behind Chacin's return to form and Barnes walk-off winner

Brandon Barnes provided the walk-off win on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chacin finally looks like himself as Colorado Rockies break losing streak with Brandon Barnes walk-off

Barnes provided the winner on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course of their season...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Rumors: Colorado should trade Carlos Gonzalez, Jhoulys Chacin

Ken Rosenthal has an interesting take on what the Colorado Rockies should do leading up to the July 31st trade deadline, "break up the band. Trade Carlos Gonzalez."By Enrique JBM via Wikimedia CommonsRosenthal gets right to it, "The best way to build a lasting contender would be to get a decent return for Gonzalez while escaping the bulk of his remaining guarantee...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Is it time for the Colorado Rockies to start building for next year?

Time for Bill Geivett to shake things up for the Rockies.It is going to take a minor miracle for the Colorado Rockies to make the playoffs.One bad road trip and suddenly a fan base that was injected with optimism is jumping from the bandwagon as if it is filling up with smoke and flames. When things go bad for the Rockies, they go bad in a hurry.Suddenly a team that looked like it...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Time is now for big and bold moves for the Colorado Rockies

It's time to see what Tyler Matzek can do in the big leagues.Paging Jhoulys Chacin. Mr. Chacin, please pick up a white courtesy telephone.On Sunday, in what might go down as the worst road trip in Colorado Rockies history (and that is saying something), the Rockies supposed ace looked like the kid on your 11-year-old team who forgot he had a game that day and showed up a couple...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The wheels are starting to come off for the Colorado Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin looks like he loses his focus on the mound.Who were we trying to fool? Ourselves? Fair warning, if you want something positive about the Colorado Rockies, you should find something else.It has become an annual tradition in April and May for fans of the Colorado Rockies to humbly crawl back on the bandwagon. Hesitantly believing that maybe this is the year. Maybe the...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The longest homers of the week

The usual suspects are all gone this week. But I hope you enjoy a pair of Hunters, because out of all the Weeks we’ve done this, this is a pretty unique one. 1. Hunter Pence vs Jhoulys Chacin, 456 feet (May 21st) This is another one of those Coors Field homers that doesn’t look like it was hit too far…until you realize just where exactly it landed at the park. Left center...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies can't get back to Coors Field soon enough after lousy road trip

Walt Weiss needs to be in the middle of this sooner.Don't eat that crow just yet!The Colorado Rockies that fans know and still love finally showed back up after being MIA for the first six weeks of the season. The final three games of a seven game road trip consisted of bad at-bats, poor pitching, and altogether lethargic baseball.Essentially, the final three games were the exact...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies activate Jhoulys Chacin, disable Wilin Rosario

The Colorado Rockies have long awaited the return of their ace Jhoulys Chacin, and they now have him back in the starting rotation. The Rockies Communication Department announced early Sunday afternoon that the team has activated Chacin from the disabled list and will start him against the New York Mets Sunday at 2:10 Mountain time (4:10 EDT). To make room for Chacin, the Rockies...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Updates: Michael Cuddyer, Jhoulys Chacin, Rafael Betancourt

The Colorado Rockies got their three-game set with the Dodgers off to a good start last night, winning 5-4 in the eleventh inning.  They'll continue the series tonight when they hand the ball to Juan Nicasio (2-0) to take on Paul Maholm (0-2) at 7:10pm MT.  We have updates on a trio of Rockies, let's go over all three.Michael CuddyerCuddyer has been out for a week now...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin throws 80 pitches in rehab start

Although first in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Colorado Rockies head into a weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers just a game over .500, at 12-11. The main reason is a pitching staff that is 23rd in the league in ERA at 4.21. Wednesday's performance against the Giants was about as ugly as it gets, as the pitching staff allowed 14 hits, 12 runs, eight walks...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin will make second rehab start on Friday

The Colorado Rockies have started the season with a 7-8 record, although third in runs scored and at the top in several other offensive categories. The problem is with a pitching staff that is 27th in ERA and 21st in quality starts. Help could be on the way before long, as right-hander Jhoulys Chacin is set to make his second rehab start on Friday. As reported by Thomas Harding...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin will make first rehab start Tuesday

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has started the 2014 season on the disabled list due to a right shoulder strain and inflammation. If there are no setbacks, the hurler is aiming to return by mid-May. He's taking another step this week toward making that a reality.   Thomas Harding of MLB.com tweeted the next step in the recovery process for Chacin:#Rockies...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin to pitch simulated game, Tyler Chatwood will pitch in Triple-A Tuesday

Now that the Colorado Rockies have activated one pitcher from the disabled list, reliever Boone Logan, they can now turn their attention to two others said to have shown steady progress in their recoveries. MLB.com's Owen Perkins reports that both Jhoulys Chacin and Tyler Chatwood are inching closer to their returns to the active roster or at least Minor-League rehab assignments...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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