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Rockies let go of pitching coach Wright

The Colorado Rockies have decided to part ways with pitching coach Jim Wright and bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin in new general manager Jeff Bridich’s first move since taking over. The decision ends a long relationship with Wright, who’d been with the organization for 18 years, three as pitching coach. Wright served as pitching coach in 2002 and then again from 2013-14. Pitching...
Via Mile High Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies abysmal season continues with another huge lead blown

Jordan Lyles pitched decent, but was left in the game too long.What is left to be said?The Colorado Rockies are the only team in baseball that goes up 7-1 and their fans feel like it won't be enough. The fans are rooting for the starter to work deep into the 7th inning, just so the terrible bullpen doesn't have to come in and do what it does best; throw gas on the fire.Couple...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins lose lead in 9th, drop game to Rockies in 13th

DENVER (AP) -- Corey Dickerson's single to right in the 13th inning scored Nolan Arenado to give the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. It was the second big hit for Dickerson, who sent the game into extra innings with a home run to the third deck in the ninth. Matt Belisle (4-6), the ninth Rockies pitcher, got the win with one inning of perfect...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins lose lead in 9th, drop game to Rockies in 13th

DENVER (AP) -- Corey Dickerson's single to right in the 13th inning scored Nolan Arenado to give the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. It was the second big hit for Dickerson, who sent the game into extra innings with a home run to the third deck in the ninth. Matt Belisle (4-6), the ninth Rockies pitcher, got the win with one inning of perfect...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Morales scratched from start Friday vs. Reds

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have scratched left-hander Franklin Morales from his scheduled start Friday with his wife in labor. Instead, the team will send reliever Matt Belisle to the mound against Cincinnati. It will be Belisle's first start since May 25, 2008, when he was with the Reds. Manager Walt Weiss said he found out about Morales on Friday afternoon and there...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Extra innings torture for fans of the Colorado Rockies who want something to cheer for

If the Rockies were in the race, it would have been fun.The Colorado Rockies had a game on Tuesday night.Fans who were staring at the standings every night after the game back in April and May have forgotten that the baseball season is still going on. As far as they are concerned, some misguided emails from a pompous owner were sent out a couple of days after another disappointing...
Via Rockies Review
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Bullpen and lack of offense does in the Colorado Rockies once again

Years of overuse has finally caught up to Matt Belisle.**EDITORS NOTE: Cameron Parsons completes his Rockies Review coverage filling in for David Martin. BY: CAMERON PARSONSAnother strong pitching performance, this one by Tyler Matzek, was wasted by the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Each game of the three game set against the Pirates, was very much the same. The Rockies would get...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Colorado Rockies blow great start by De La Rosa, fans should continue to support the players

De La Rosa was great, but the pen and the offense wasn't.BY: CAMERON PARSONSThe Colorado Rockies started the second half of the season on the wrong foot. With plenty of opportunities missed, a good start from Jorge De La Rosa was wasted and the Rockies fell 4-2 to the Pirates.Coming out of the first half of the season, De La Rosa had proven his ace status amongst the Rockies...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers outlast Rockies, 3-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun was hit by a pitch in the seventh inning that scored a run and had an RBI single in the ninth, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Mark Reynolds led off the ninth with a single off reliever Matt Belisle (2-3) and advanced on a sacrifice by Jean Segura. Scooter Gennett pinch hit for Francisco Rodriguez...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies drop tight one to Brewers

Milwaukee 3, Colorado 2 When: 8:10 PM ET, Friday, June 27, 2014 Where: Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Temperature: 75° Umpires: Home – Dale Scott, 1B – Dan Iassogna, 2B – CB Bucknor, 3B – Hal Gibson III Attendance: 34132 By SportsDirect Inc. Brewers 3, Rockies 2: Ryan Braun had an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning as host Milwaukee defeated Colorado for the...
Via Mile High Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies triumph thanks to five-run ninth

Colorado 7, San Francisco 4 When: 10:15 PM ET, Friday, June 13, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 64° Umpires: Home – Mike Winters, 1B – Chris Segal, 2B – Mike Muchlinski, 3B – Mark Wegner Attendance: 41258 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 7, Giants 4: DJ LeMahieu’s go-ahead RBI single highlighted a five-run ninth inning as Colorado recorded...
Via Mile High Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Even with a loss to end the month, Colorado Rockies have been impressive

Rex Brothers' struggles continued on Wednesday.April was good to the Colorado Rockies.Despite the final pitch of the month being a Miguel Montero walk-off home run to send the Rockies home with a loss, the month overall was very good to the club. What looked like a sweep ended in disappointment. The Rockies blew a four-run lead and, for the fourth time in a row, missed a chance...
Via Rockies Review
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...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies bullpen shows it can do the job in 1-0 win in San Francisco

Tommy Kahnle worked out of a jam that helped the Rockies win.The misery that accompanies the Colorado Rockies in San Francisco took a day off.The Rockies are on a mission to prove that they are an improved team. They have filled many of the holes that caused them to finish dead last in the National League West over the past two seasons. However, one area that has been the biggest...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies can't finish off sweep, but still have some positives from first home series

Brett Anderson was done in by a 3rd inning error.A sweep would have been nice.However, the Colorado Rockies head into a three game set with the Chicago White Sox with their pride intact. The Rockies lost to the Diamondbacks on Sunday 5-3 at Coors Field. Despite the loss, the Rockies kicked off the start of baseball at Coors Field with a bang.Newly acquired Brett Anderson pitched...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

3-Year Batting, Pitching and Fielding Stats

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox on winning their third World Series in ten years. Narrative and praise can be bestowed upon any player, manager, coach, or executive, for their success the past decade. Many in the media have praised David Ortiz and Jonny Gomes for rallying the team with enthusiasm. Sure, encouraging players to focus and feel good through camaraderie exist...
Via BAseball Reality Tour
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies, Belisle exercise mutual option for 2014

The Colorado Rockies and right-handed reliever Matt Belisle have exercised their mutual option for 2014, the team announced through its Twitter account Monday. Belisle is scheduled to make $4.25 million next season. The 33-year-old Belisle went 5-7 with a 4.32 ERA in 73 innings this year, striking out 62 and walking 15 in his fifth season with the Rockies. Last month, the team...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies rumors: Rockies to bring back Matt Belisle but not Raphael Betancourt

In a fairly rare move, the Colorado Rockies and reliever Matt Belisle have agreed to exercise the mutual option in Belisle’s contract for 2014 says MLB.com’s Thomas Harding. The Rockies made the announcement late Monday afternoon. #Rockies and RHP Matt Belisle each exercise their mutual option for 2014. Belisle has 3.70 ERA in 326 games w/ Rox (2009-13). — Colorado Rockies...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The end is near for the Colorado Rockies

Matt Belisle has earned the right to struggle for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies once again blew a late-inning lead on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco. Matt Belisle, once their most steady reliever, has felt the the overuse of the past three seasons finally catch up to his arm.This has been no secret. Belisle's velocity has been down, his slider flat, and his ability to...
Via Rockies Review
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Belisle blows lead in Rockies' 4-3 loss

Matt Belisle is trying to work his way out of his latest funk. He isn't quite there just yet. Belisle allowed five of his first six hitters to reach in the eighth inning, costing the Colorado Rockies the lead and eventually the game in a 4-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. ''He's just going through a tough spot right now,'' Rockies manager...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants rally for 4-3 win over Rockies

Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt hit consecutive RBI singles in the eighth inning to help the San Francisco Giants edge the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday. The Giants loaded the bases with one out against Matt Belisle (5-7), and Scutaro followed with a tying single into right field. Belt's hit drove in Angel Pagan and gave San Francisco a 4-3 lead. Guillermo Moscoso (2-2)...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies follow predictable script in San Francisco, fail to get better

Jhoulys Chacin pitched very well again on Monday.The Colorado Rockies aren't worth watching in San Francisco. A fan can literally pull almost any Rockies vs. Giants game in San Francisco from out of the archives and the story is the same.The same script was followed on Monday night. The Rockies got a great outing from Jhoulys Chacin and scored a couple of quick runs off of Tim...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Tough loss shows areas where the Colorado Rockies need offseason improvement

Matt BelisleIt's easy to blame Matt Belisle. The reliever has been a shell of himself since before the All-Star Break. The Colorado Rockies have asked him to get the job done in several high pressure situations, and frankly, he hasn't gotten it done.With Belisle more than willing to admit that he didn't get his job done, what Rockies fans are really seeing is that the...
Via Rockies Review
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres edge Rockies 2-1

Rookie Jedd Gyorko hit a go-ahead homer leading off the eighth inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Gyorko's shot off Matt Belisle (5-6) came right after the Rockies tied the game at 1 in the eighth inning on a San Diego error. Gyorko's 17th home run just barely cleared the right field wall as it hit the top padding...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Off-season decisions are going to be tough for Colorado Rockies fans

Rockies fans are going to make tough choices if nothing changes.Chad Bettis will have to wait at least one more start before picking up his first Major League win on the mound.The rookie looked like he was going to pick up the win, giving the Colorado Rockies a split of the four game series with Philadelphia before Josh Outman, Matt Belisle, Rafael Betancourt, and Jeff Francis, of...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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