JUAN NICASIO NEWS

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 14 (COL vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. And then every player, manager, coach, and umpire has the number 42, which just confuses you more. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (6-8) last night lost to the Colorado Rockies (7-8) by a score of 3-2 on Jackie Robinson Day. Robbie Erlin lasted just...
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio shows that he has taken huge steps forward for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio showed his huge steps on Tuesday night.One pitch Juan.That is what would have been an appropriate nickname for Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio in 2013. The right-hander threw his four seemed fastball literally 95 percent of the time. After being rushed to the big leagues, it was the only pitch that was good enough to use at the big league level.On Tuesday night...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
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Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
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Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tale of the Colorado Rockies season might be already told through nine games

Wilton Lopez was brutal on Tuesday.The question has already been asked, who are the 2014 Colorado Rockies?Is this team the one that showed up on Friday for the home opener and played a complete, fundamental game, which included good starting pitching and great hitting? On the other side, is this team the one the looked terrible on Opening Day in Miami last Monday or like they did...
Via Rockies Review
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio debuts new pitches in Rockies' commanding win vs. Arizona

Juan Nicasio often pitches his best as a stable pitcher, showing off in the bullpen like a racehorse. It's when he's not stable that Nicasio struggles. He finished last season on a seven-game run during which he averaged only 3 ⅔ inning as a starter. Friday afternoon at Coors Field, Nicasio was let loose and was in stellar form, looking more like a No. 1 starter than a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies paint the town Black(mon) in home opener

Charlie Blackmon had a career day on Friday in the Rockies home opener.Apparently there was a battle for the center field position for the Colorado Rockies in spring training. Charlie Blackmon made that notion sound like a joke on Monday in front of a packed house at Coors Field.The 27-year-old produced an Opening Day performance for the ages. On Friday he went 6-for-6 with a home...
Via Rockies Review
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies limp home for opener at Coors Field

The Rockies come home to a skeptical fan base.This isn't how the Colorado Rockies wanted to start the season.On Thursday afternoon in Miami, the Rockies blew a three-run lead and lost to the hometown Marlins in front of about 35 screaming fans.The Rockies bullpen--specifically Matt Belisle--the Rockies righty faced eight batters in the 8th inning, allowing four singles and a...
Via Rockies Review
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicasio holds White Sox hitless for 5

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Juan Nicasio held the Chicago White Sox hitless for five innings and Jordan Pacheco homered, helping the Colorado Rockies to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gindl doubles in two runs as Brewers top Rockies 4-3

Juan Nicasio walked two in the fourth and they scored on Caleb Gindl's double, as Milwaukee beat Colorado 4-3 on Thursday.
Via FOXSports.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Gindl doubles in two runs as Brewers top Rockies 4-3

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Juan Nicasio retired his first seven batters before control problems hit, Boone Logan struggled in his Colorado debut and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Rockies 4-3 on Thursday. Nicasio walked two in the fourth and they scored on Caleb Gindl's double. He allowed consecutive doubles in the sixth and exited with two outs. When Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Walks hurt Nicasio, Rockies in 4-3 loss to Brewers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Juan Nicasio retired his first seven batters before control problems hit, Boone Logan struggled in his Colorado debut and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Rockies 4-3 on Thursday.
Via FOXSports.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals drop third straight with 10-1 loss to Rockies

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Juan Nicasio thinks he's headed for the best season of his young career. Nicasio pitched four scoreless innings, Kyle Parker drove in five runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday. Nicasio allowed one hit, struck out three and walked one. The 6-foot-3 right-hander has struggled with injuries since he made his major league debut...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies avoid arbitration with Nicasio, Stubbs

The Colorado Rockies have agreed to one-year deals with right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio and outfielder Drew Stubbs. They each avoided arbitration by agreeing to contracts Friday. Nicasio is coming off a season in which he went 9-9 with a 5.14 ERA in 31 starts. The wins and number of starts were career highs, along with innings pitched (157 2-3) and strikeouts (119). Stubbs was...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio, five Rockies relievers combine to shut out Dodgers

Juan Nicasio remains an enigma. After getting blasted in his two previous starts the right-hander pitched a gem Saturday night in the Rockies' 1-0 victory over the Dodgers. It was the Rockies' first 1-0 victory of the season and just the 17th in franchise history. In his final appearance of 2013 Nicasio's four-seam fastball was humming consistently at 94-95 mph. More...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies blank Dodgers 1-0

Juan Nicasio outdueled Zack Greinke for his first victory in six starts and Nolan Arenado had an RBI double, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. It was only the fifth shutout win for the Rockies. Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer spent the game on the bench with his .333 average. Atlanta's Chris...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers blanked despite Greinke's sharp outing

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Juan Nicasio outdueled Zack Greinke for his first victory in six starts and Nolan Arenado had an RBI double, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. It was only the fifth shutout win for the Rockies. Colorado right fielder Michael Cuddyer spent the game on the bench with his .333 average...
Via Fox Sports West
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies holes are apparent, and cost them again on Sunday; Todd Helton adds to career numbers

Todd Helton added to his career numbers on Sunday.When they hit, they don't pitch, when they pitch, they don't hit. That is the story of the Colorado Rockies in 2013.On Sunday, the issue of the back end of the rotation rared it's ugly head, as Juan Nicasio couldn't make it out of the 3rd inning, while giving up seven runs on seven hits. It was a day that showed one...
Via Rockies Review
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicasio, Rockies ripped by Cardinals 11-4

Juan Nicasio didn't make it out of the third inning and the formula for his latest brief outing was familiar - high pitch counts and poor location. The Rockies' right-hander had thrown 71 pitches by the time he left with two outs in what proved to be an eight-run third inning in Colorado's 11-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. ''He's grinding...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 9.6.13

The Padres are back at it tonight after having the day off yesterday. The Rockies are in town for a three game weekend series that will take us to the off day on Monday. Tonight is also Beer Fest and first pour is at 5 PM so be sure to get down there early. Following the Beer Fest will be first pitch as Burch Smith returns to the rotation to take on Juan Nicasio at 7:10 PST. A preview...
Via Friarhood
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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