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Defense comes in clutch against Padres

Colorado 3, San Diego 2 When: 10:10 PM ET, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California Temperature: 75° Umpires: Home – Hal Gibson III, 1B – Jordan Baker, 2B – Jerry Meals, 3B – Bob Davidson Attendance: By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 3, Padres 2: Drew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth and visiting Colorado used a pair of dazzling defense...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Amsinger called Buster Posey’s walk off homer

During the end of the Rockies-Giants game, MLB Tonight anchor Greg Amsinger said that he “got that feeling in my bad knee” about Buster Posey, inferring that he’d hit a walk off. As Juan Nicasio began his delivery to the plate, Amsinger then predicted we’d be hearing a Duane Kuiper home run call. Sure enough… That is pretty awesome, and the in studio reaction of Amsinger...
Via Awful Announcing
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies need to try and get Corey Dickerson enough plate appearances to qualify for batting title

Corey Dickerson can crush the ball.Predictability is boring. The Colorado Rockies are the definition of predictable.When Juan Nicasio climbed to the mound in the bottom of the 9th inning in San Francisco with the game tied. He predictably gave up the walk-off home run to Buster Posey to give the Giants a 4-2 win.The Rockies had tied the game in the top of the 9th inning on a Justin...
Via Rockies Review
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies believe in themselves, but no one else does

Time for Dan O'Dowd to be thrown off of the ship.Fire up the bus, the Colorado Rockies excuse tour is about to begin again.Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post continues his beatdown of the Rockies front office in several pieces over the past few weeks. However, he highlighted exactly where the frustration arises from Rockies fans in his piece on Sunday morning.Saunders quotes...
Via Rockies Review
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Life as a Colorado Rockies fan

When you hear New York Yankees, what do you think of? Championships, Steinbrenner, Jeter? What about the St. Louis Cardinals? Overachievers, winners, consistent? What about the Colorado Rockies? The Colorado Rockies have once again begun their annual descent to the bottom of the NL West. Plagued by injuries and the same problems as last year, and the year before that, and the before...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio’s future murky after demotion to Triple-A

Just a few hours before the Colorado Rockies lost 6-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday night, Thomas Harding of MLB.com broke the news that the club would be promoting outfielder/first baseman Kyle Parker from Triple-A Colorado Springs to the big club and shipping starter Juan Nicasio back down I-25 in his place. The news comes after two straight awful starts from Nicasio, including...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally, again, on Justin Mornea's double to sweep the Giants

Caught somewhere between a rock and the place where pitchers store all their earned runs, the Rockies took to the mound with a Juan Nicasio and Franklin Morales tag-team on Sunday against the Giants. Colorado didn't plan for it, but they brought back the two-man piggy-back pitching rotation. And, amazingly, it worked. The Rockies wriggled out of another jam at AT&T Park...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Landslide continues for Colorado Rockies as Juan Nicasio does his best impression of the bullpen

There was plenty for Juan Nicasio to be frustrated about.With all of the Colorado Rockies struggles for the past month, many have pointed to Juan Nicasio being a prime candidate to become a one-inning bullpen guy.By the looks of his outing on Tuesday night, he would fit right in with those guys. In the 1st inning, he did his best Rex Brothers impression, giving up seven runs in the...
Via Rockies Review
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Another day, another loss for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio isn't a starter. He belongs in the bullpen.As bad as the Colorado Rockies nine game road trip was, the first three games of their 10-game homestand might be worse.Thursday night's 12-7 debacle underscores exactly why this team doesn't have the means to make a run. It highlights all of the weaknesses that this team has and shows what the offensive outburst...
Via Rockies Review
June 06, 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...
Via Rockies Review
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

More of the same for the Colorado Rockies as miserable road trip resumes

Juan Nicasio was terrible on Friday night.It was stared on most Colorado Rockies fans pocket schedule. This was the road trip that would define whether the hot start the team had in April and early May was for real, or if it was a fluke.The message sent to fans is clear.On Friday night, after a day off to recover from a heartbreaking loss on Wednesday night, the Rockies came out...
Via Rockies Review
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Live: Indians vs. Rockies

Welcome to Indians Gameday Live! GAMEDAY INFO Cleveland Indians vs. Colorado Rockies Where: Progressive Field TV: 7:05 pm, SportsTime Ohio (Indians Live pregame starts at 6:30 p.m.) Starting Pitchers: Corey Kluber (5-3, 3.10 ERA) vs. Juan Nicasio (5-2, 3.61 ERA) Game preview: Click here  
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies get dominant performance from Juan Nicasio in beating Braves

This was a gut-check game for the Rockies. It turns out they had the stomach for it. They got a pick-me-up performance from Juan Nicasio, who dominated the Atlanta Braves for six scoreless innings in Colorado's 3-1 victory Saturday. "Juan was great. He battled," said Michael Cuddyer, who put the Rockies on the scoreboard with a solo home run to lead off the second...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio comes up big as Colorado Rockies pick up a road win

Juan Nicasio gave the Rockies six strong innings on Saturday.Usually baseball fans aren't biting their nails in May when their team is four games over .500.However, fans of the Colorado Rockies know how important this nine game road trip is for the hopes of the 2014 season. Keep their heads above water, and there might be a chance that this team will avoid their annual fade.The...
Via Rockies Review
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Morneau shows depth of Colorado Rockies offense with walk-off home run

Justin Morneau won it for the Rockies on Sunday.One thing is certain, the Colorado Rockies are fun to watch in 2014.Justin Morneau added the latest chapter on Sunday afternoon with a walk-off, two-out, full count two-run blast to center field to give the Rockies the victory and giving them two-of-three in the series against the Padres.The game came on a day when the club didn'...
Via Rockies Review
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle of May puts the Colorado Rockies at a crossroad in their season

The Rockies are relying on Tulowitzki staying healthy.Here it is, May 15th. It's the dreaded date on the calendar for Colorado Rockies fans.Traditionally, this has become the point in which the Rockies season takes a downward turn, and never gets better. Over the past three seasons, the Rockies have come out of spring training looking great, they have turned some heads, and done...
Via Rockies Review
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds aim to snag series from hot Rockies

The Colorado Rockies broke out of a very brief hitting slump in a big way Saturday, matching a major league season high for extra-base hits in the process. It's been nearly a month since the Rockies lost a series, a streak they'd like to keep intact Sunday with another big offensive performance in their finale against the Cincinnati Reds. The majors' best offensive team...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies proving to be a genuine contender

Less than year removed from their third straight, sub .500 season and second consecutive finish at the bottom of the NL West, the Colorado Rockies have gotten themselves off to an impressive start through the first 30-plus contests of 2014, and are currently gunning for the San Francisco Giants at the top of the division. Needless to say, it’s been a few years since Colorado last...
Via Sports-Glory
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Too many story lines to accurately sum up the streaking Colorado Rockies

Troy Tulowitzki is playing out of his mind for the Rockies.Where do you start? How do you accurately describe what the Colorado Rockies are doing?Do you start with the Rockies going Little League style in the 6th inning to turn the lineup over so that Nolan Arenado could get one more shot at extending his hitting streak to 26 games? Does the story begin with Carlos Gonzalez notching...
Via Rockies Review
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio proving he can be a force in the Colorado Rockies rotation

Juan Nicasio isn't showing signs of fading.Admit it, you have been waiting for the other shoe to drop with the Colorado Rockies.It's hard to jump on board. This team has been a tease the past few seasons, starting off well in April, only to fade in May, then fall off a cliff in June and July. Getting excited about them is like pushing on a fresh bruise to Rockies fans.The...
Via Rockies Review
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Mets @ Rockies

The Mets escaped the rain last night with a postponed game and accomplished the rare one game sweep of the Phillies. Anyway, the Mets head off to the Mile High city to start a set with the Rockies tonight as they look to keep their winning ways alive. Bartolo Colon gets the start today as he squares off against Juan Nicasio. Colon is 2-3 on the season over five starts with a 4.50...
Via 213 Miles From Shea
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies starting to turn heads with April play

The Rockies continue to win baseball games.Old habits die hard.As bad as the Colorado Rockies have been in the last few years, it is easy to be skeptical.of this team. In each of the past three seasons, the Rockies have come out and played well in April only to fade into oblivion in August.The scar tissue remains with many fans. They aren't going to buy in until this team proves...
Via Rockies Review
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday night shows where Colorado Rockies need to improve in order to contend

Juan Nicasio couldn't get it done on Saturday night.They say that when things seem too good to be true, they usually are.That seems to be the case with Juan Nicasio, who reverted back to being the pitcher that the Colorado Rockies have seen over the past two seasons. After several impressive outings, it seems that the scouting reports are back out on Nicasio.Much like a year...
Via Rockies Review
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Pitcher Juan Nicasio dug down and gave the Colorado Rockies exactly what they needed. After a rough first inning, Nicasio settled in and threw six solid innings to help save a depleted bullpen as the Rockies got a rare road win with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. With set-up reliever Rex Brothers sitting for a couple of days after two consecutive...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio's education continued in Rockies' win over Padres

The education of Juan Nicasio continued Tuesday night in the Rockies' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. A quartet of relievers finished the job, with closer LaTroy Hawkins notching his third save with a crisp ninth inning that ended with a 5-4-3 double play. Always blessed with a thunderbolt four-seam fastball, Nicasio is learning how to master his slider and split-finger...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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