Nicasio acquired by the Dodgers

Juan Nicasio will no longer be wearing a Rockies uniform, but he still might be a familiar sight on the mound at Coors Field. Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the 28-year-old right-hander, whom the Rockies had previously designated for assignment, for a player-to-be-named later or cash. Nicasio will reportedly ostensibly be competing for a back-end spot in Los Angeles...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Dodgers acquire Juan Nicasio from Colorado

The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers have announced an agreement to exchange right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio to LA in exchange for cash considerations, or a player to be named later, according to the Rockies communication department on Twitter. #485933473 / gettyimages.com The #Rockies have traded RHP Juan Nicasio to the Dodgers in exchange for a player to be named...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio, Fascinating Relief Project

If you haven’t been particularly excited by Joel Peralta, Kyle Jensen, Mike Bolsinger and now Juan Nicasio, acquired from the Rockies this afternoon, you could probably be forgiven. None are going to sell tickets. Several looked pretty bad in the more traditional stats, and so you get why these minor moves have been difficult for some to swallow. But all have something to like...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers get Juan Nicasio from Rockies as potential bullpen piece

Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi are the kings of the minor trade thus far, as the duo made another deal on Monday. The Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named later (boo) or cash considerations (yay). Nicascio, 28, has been a starting pitcher for most of his career, and the numbers have been downright ugly. He owns a career 5...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire right-hander Juan Nicasio from Rockies

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-hander Juan Nicasio from the Colorado Rockies on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Nicasio will be added to the 40-man roster and infielder Ryan Jackson was designated for assignment to make room, said Andrew Friedman, Dodgers president of baseball operations. The 28-year-old Nicasio was...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire RHP Juan Nicasio

 The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The trade is official and has been announced by both teams through their social media accounts. Nicasio,  28, is coming off his third straight season with an ERA of over 5.00, this time making close to half of his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 24, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Recent Rockies Road Trip Was a Confusing One

#450795782 / gettyimages.com The Rockies started their recent road trip against the Giants on Friday the 13th.Let’s just say that it wasn’t bad luck for them. Being down 4-2 in the ninth inning of that game they scored 5 unanswered runs and went on to win that game 7-4. The rest of the series the Rockies were down in the 8th inning or later and managed to put up runs against...
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June 20, 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

Sweep in San Francisco; Colorado Rockies improbably sweep Giants on the road

It was Justin Morneau's turn to provide the heroics on Sunday.Even the most optimistic of Colorado Rockies fans weren't expecting this.Not only did the Rockies finish off the three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants on the road on Sunday, they completed the trifecta of coming back from behind in all three games, winning them in impressive fashion.Sunday's win was...
Via Rockies Review
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Salvage Rough Home Stand

#450512460 / gettyimages.com When The Colorado Rockies came home June 3rd  to play a 10 game homestead against the Arizona Diamondbacks, The Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Atlanta Braves. They were already on a 5 game losing streak and only finished a abysmal   2-7 on there 9 game road trip where they couldn’t seem to pitch or hit. Well Going back to Coors Field to play against...
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June 13, 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

Rockies plate ten but can’t overcome Atlanta

Atlanta 13, Colorado 10 When: 8:40 PM ET, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 73° Umpires: Home – Chris Conroy, 1B – Paul Emmel, 2B – Jordan Baker, 3B – Gabe Morales Attendance: 27875 By SportsDirect Inc. Braves 13, Rockies 10: Andrelton Simmons capped a seven-run first inning with a grand slam as visiting Atlanta jumped out early and...
Via Mile High Sports
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

Arizona finishes off sweep of Rockies

Arizona 12, Colorado 7 When: 8:40 PM ET, Thursday, June 5, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 65° Umpires: Home – Mike Estabrook, 1B – Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B – Jerry Layne, 3B – Mike DiMuro Attendance: 26521 By SportsDirect Inc. Diamondbacks 12, Rockies 7: Chris Owings drove in four runs and hit a two-run homer among his three hits as visiting Arizona...
Via Mile High Sports
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

Game Chatter: Bartolo Colon vs. Roberto Hernandez (6/2/14)

Related Posts:Game Chatter: Jenrry Mejia vs. Roberto Hernandez (5/9/14)Game Chatter: Gio Gonzalez vs. Bartolo Colon (5/17/14)Game Chatter: Bartolo Colon vs. C.J. Wilson (4/13/14)Game Chatter: Chase Anderson vs. Bartolo Colon (5/23/14)Game Chatter: Bartolo Colon vs. Juan Nicasio
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Swept in Cleveland, 2-7 on the road

The Colorado Rockies (28-28) are off Monday before starting a three game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-36) at Coors Field. Colorado will send out lefty Jorge De La Rosa (6-3) against Chase Anderson (3-0). The Rockies have lost ground to the division leading San Francisco Giants, they now sit back 8.5 games. The Colorado Rockies lost the series opener 5-2, Cleveland Indians...
Via Mile High Sports
June 02, 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

Rockies find frustration in Cleveland

Cleveland 5, Colorado 2 When: 7:05 PM ET, Friday, May 30, 2014 Where: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio Temperature: 76° Umpires: Home – John Tumpane, 1B – Bob Davidson, 2B – James Hoye, 3B – Bill Welke Attendance: 25066 By SportsDirect Inc.   Indians 5, Rockies 2: Corey Kluber struck out 12 in 7 1/3 innings to win his fourth straight decision and Asdrubal Cabrera hit...
Via Mile High Sports
May 30, 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  
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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