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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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15 days ago  |  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...
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25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

Anderson slated for back surgery Thursday

Rockies left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson will undergo surgery to repair a disk in his lower back Thursday in Phoenix, head athletic trainer Keith Dugger said Monday. Anderson left an Aug. 5 start against the Cubs after three innings with back pain, and the issue did not improve with rest and treatment. Dr. Chris Yeung, a noted spinal surgeon in Arizona, will perform the operation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies cruise by the Cubs in support of Jordan Lyles' return

As Matt Belisle warmed up in the Rockies bullpen Wednesday at Coors Field, readying to replace Jordan Lyles, he was interrupted by the falling ball walloped off the bat of Carlos Gonzalez. These three things — starter, reliever, slugger — weaved together Colorado's most complete game in more than 10 days. The Rockies, behind Gonzalez's sixth-inning, two-run homer and...
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August 07, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado interested in relievers Joe Smith, Jose Veras and catcher Carlos Ruiz

Following the return of Matt Belisle, the Rockies have interest in free agents Joe Smith and Jose Veras as they look to improve a bullpen that owned the National League's worst ERA last season. They also continue pursing free-agent catcher Carlos Ruiz, who has several suitors, including the Philadelphia Phillies. The Rockies, interested in upgrading their defense and getting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Belisle has $4.25-million contract option picked up by Rockies

When it comes to bullpens, a reliever’s best ability is reliability. Matt Belisle, save for multiple hiccups last season, has been consistently productive for the Rockies since 2009. He has posted a 3.70 ERA and appeared in 326 games, making him an iron man for the Rockies’ relief corps. Belisle’s contribution on the field and clubhouse leadership, especially with the loss...
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November 05, 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...
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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...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies pursue free-agent catcher Carlos Ruiz, mainly for defense

Motivated to improve their defense and get Wilin Rosario's bat in the lineup more often, the Rockies are pursuing free-agent catcher Carlos Ruiz, according to multiple major-league sources. The Rockies also face a decision Monday on whether to pick up reliever Matt Belisle's $4.25 million option. Rockies owner Dick Monfort has identified landing an impact bat as a priority...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies chasing veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz for boost on defense

Motivated to improve their defense and get Wilin Rosario's bat in the lineup more often, the Rockies are pursuing free agent catcher Carlos Ruiz, according to multiple major league sources. The Rockies also face a decision Monday on whether to pick up reliever Matt Belisle's $4.25-million option. Rockies owner Dick Monfort has identified landing an impact bat as a priority...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Salary Matrix

Here is the salary matrix for the Colorado Rockies through 2020. Updated: 10/25/2013 Player Pos 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Current Max Contract Cristhian Adames SS $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Nolan Arenado 3B $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- Matt...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Off-Season Home

Be sure to bookmark this page to see what the Colorado Rockies are doing in the off-season…free agency, trades, arbitration. This info will also be linked to the Rockies Team Page. Updated: 10/25/2013 Free Agents Player Pos New Team Matt Belisle+ RHP – Rafael Betancourt+ RHP – Edwar Cabrera^ RHP Rangers Albert Campos RHP Braves...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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