MICHAEL MCKENRY NEWS

Rockies road problems only getting worse

The Rockies lost on the road 2-0 to the New York Mets Tuesday night, one night fater taking another loss while scoring just two runs. That in itself is hardly noteworthy, as the team is 20-51 (.282!) away from Coors Field heading into Wednesday’s finale against the Mets. Even the shutout wasn’t unexpected, since the Rockies had been shut out eight times previously this season...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies overcome deficit to beat Giants

Colorado 10, San Francisco 9 When: 4:10 PM ET, Monday, September 1, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 77° Umpires: Home – John Tumpane, 1B – Larry Vanover, 2B – Angel Hernandez, 3B – Paul Nauert Attendance: 33711 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 10, Giants 9: Charlie Blackmon delivered a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning as Colorado...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosario’s wrist could land him on DL

Tuesday night in San Francisco, Rockies’ starter Jorge De La Rosa matched Giants’ ace Madison Bumgarner nearly pitch-for-pitch in a 0-0 pitcher’s duel. Until, that is, he experienced numbness in his thumb while batting in the fifth inning. It cost him his control, he served up a Buster Posey home-run in the sixth, and was quickly removed from the game. Because it’s 2014,...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

First inning jumpstarts Rockies to win

Colorado 7, Miami 4 When: 4:10 PM ET, Sunday, August 24, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 77° Umpires: Home – Tim Welke, 1B – Todd Tichenor, 2B – Clint Fagan, 3B – Tim Timmons Attendance: 40509 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 7, Marlins 4: Nolan Arenado and Michael McKenry homered in a three-run first inning and Drew Stubbs added three hits and an RBI...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick thinking: David Peralta steals home on catcher's throw to mound

If you've ever played Little League, you've likely seen this play before. Taking advantage of short basepaths and short attention spans, the speedy kid on third base catches everyone napping and sprints toward home plate right after the catcher throws the ball back to the mound. Major League Baseball isn't Little League, though, and the best players in the world would...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

David Peralta Somehow Steals Home On Catcher’s Throw To Mound (Video)

If you’ve ever played Little League, you’ve likely seen this play before. Taking advantage of short basepaths and short attention spans, the speedy kid on third base catches everyone napping and sprints toward home plate right after the catcher throws the ball back to the mound. Major League Baseball isn’t Little League, though, and the best players in the world would definitely...
Via NESN.com
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Diamondbacks' Peralta steals home on sneaky play

The perfect storm. Rockies pitcher Rex Brothers misses his inside target, badly, leaving catcher Michael McKenry needing to lunge outside to catch it. Turned away from third, Mike lazily tosses the ball back to Rex...so Arizona's David Peralta comes charging home.Your browser does not support iframes.Diamondbacks down Colorado, 5-3.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories,...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Something new: Peralta steals home

PHOENIX -- David Peralta has done a little bit of everything in his remarkable first 10 weeks in the major leagues, so maybe a steal of home should come as no surprise. The play is a combination of passion and preparation, and Peralta has shown healthy doses of both in his first 55 games. Peralta took advantage of a lob throw from Rockies catcher Michael McKenry back to the mound...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: David Peralta steals home

isportsweb.com David Peralta became the sixth Arizona Diamondbacks player to steal home successfully.   He managed to catch Colorado Rockies pitcher Rex Brothers and catcher Michael McKenry napping.  It happened in the bottom of the seventh inning after a Peralta triple.  David took advantage of the situation when McKenry lobbed the ball back to the mound.  Brothers never...
Via Reading Between The Seams
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers score three on wild pitch at Coors Field

Your browser does not support iframes. The Colorado Rockies had one of the sloppiest plays of the season on Saturday when three Milwaukee Brewers runs scored on one wild pitch from left-hander Christian Friedrich in the third inning of a 9-4 Milwaukee win at Coors Field. “It was just one of those bizarre plays, obviously,” Troy Tulowtizki said. “Mac was banged up a little...
Via Sports-Glory
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bizarre baserunning play highlights Brewers' victory over Rockies

Just two games in, and the Milwaukee Brewers' series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field has already become one of their most entertaining in recent memory. Less than 24 hours after outlasting the Rockies in a marathon slugfest, the Brewers rode the momentum of one of the most bizarre baserunning plays you'll ever see to a 9-4 victory on Saturday afternoon. Aramis...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers clear bases on bizarre wild pitch play (VIDEO)

Talk about a team getting caught napping.  The Brewers scored three runs against the Rockies on a wild pitch by Christian Friedrich and a throwing error by Michael McKenry on one of the strangest plays you'll ever see.The bizarre play unfolded with two outs in the third inning, after Friedrich intentionally walked Jean Segura to load the bases. Friedrich sent his next pitch...
Via The Other Paper
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Problem for the Colorado Rockies isn't just the pitching, it's the culture

This was the scene at Coors Field on Saturday.Cue the circus music.Since 1993, the Colorado Rockies are no strangers to embarrassing themselves, but they may have hit a new low on Saturday at Coors Field.In the top of the 3rd inning, with the bases loaded, spot starter Christian Friedrich threw a pitch over catcher Michael McKenry's head. The cross up didn't allow McKenry...
Via Rockies Review
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers score three runs on Rockies wild pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Here's something you don't see every day: The Milwaukee Brewers were able to score three runs on a wild pitch thrown by the Colorado Rockies (with the help of a throwing error) during the third inning of Saturday's game at Coors Field.It happened as the Brewers loaded the bases with two outs and a 5-2 lead. Rockies starter Christian...
Via Holdout Sports
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

'Crazy play' propels Brewers to another win over Rockies

One day after the Milwaukee Brewers played one of their crazier games of the season, a strange play helped them gain separation from the Colorado Rockies in a 9-4 win at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon. With Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta up with the bases loaded and two outs in the third inning, Rockies starter Christian Friedrich threw a wild pitch that ended up allowing all three...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Score Three Runs On One Wild Pitch During Crazy Play (Video)

Little League coaches everywhere are cringing after watching the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. Already up 5-2 over Colorado in third inning, the Milwaukee Brewers added three runs in the third inning without even taking a swing of the bat. Rockies pitcher Christian Friedrich uncorked a wild pitch that got by catcher Michael McKenry. The ensuing play makes the Bad News Bears look...
Via NESN.com
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Score Three Runs On One Wild Pitch

The Colorado Rockies did their best ‘Bad News Bears’ impression on Saturday at Coors Field when they allowed the Milwaukee Brewers to score three runs on a wild pitch in the third inning. Yes, three runs, on one wild pitch. With Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta at the dish on a 1-2 count and Milwaukee leading 5-2, Rockies left-hander Christian Friedrich threw a high fastball that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A 3-Run Wild Pitch...??? Yup...

((HT: MLB.com))The HQ can't recall the last time we saw something like this...One run, maybe two, but not three on a wild pitch that come around to score...Evidence below...Your browser does not support iframes.So, Rockies pitcher Christian Friedrich threw a wild pitch- run scoresCatcher Michael McKenry throws it past Friedrich on the cover at home- another run scoresThe ball...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers scored three runs on a wild pitch

Reading that headline, you’re probably baffled. Three runs on a wild pitch? What the hell? Oh, so that’s how it happened – a terrible throw by Michael McKenry let the second run score, and some heads up baserunning allowed Jean Segura to score the third run. You *really* don’t see that every day.
Via Bloguin Best
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewers score three runs on a wild pitch

Reading that headline, you’re probably baffled. Three runs on a wild pitch? What the hell? Oh, so that’s how it happened – a terrible throw by Michael McKenry let the second run score, and some heads up baserunning allowed Jean Segura to score the third run. You *really* don’t see that every day.
Via The Outside Corner
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rally in the 9th for big win at San Francisco despite more injuries

Somewhere between a high-scoring loss earlier this week and the splintered bat left in manager Walt Weiss' furious wake Thursday, the Rockies found a spark. They came to the Bay Area having scored 28 runs in their past three games. It took some fanning — Colorado kept mostly quiet through eight innings against its National League West nemesis — but the Rockies exploded in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

This week in replay reviews (May 12th edition)

Are we getting to a point where challenges are getting…dare I say, being used properly? We might not be there yet, but we’re getting close. May 6th, Giants vs Pirates – the walk off replay. Starling Marte nearly pulled off one of the most exciting finishes we’ve seen all season, but was called out at the plate. But after review, it was revealed that Marte was indeed safe...
Via Bloguin Best
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The week in MLB replay reviews

Are we getting to a point where challenges are getting…dare I say, being used properly? We might not be there yet, but we’re getting close. May 6th, Giants vs Pirates – the walk off replay. Starling Marte nearly pulled off one of the most exciting finishes we’ve seen all season, but was called out at the plate. But after review, it was revealed that Marte was indeed safe...
Via The Outside Corner
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Sign Michael McKenry

The Rockies have signed catcher Michael McKenry to a minor league deal with a Spring Training invitation, tweets Troy Renck of the Denver Post. McKenry will earn $750K if he makes the MLB roster. The 28-year-old McKenry opened some eyes with his 2012 season, when he hit .233/.320/.442 with 12 home runs in 275 plate appearances for the Pirates. With strong defense, McKenry notched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday news: Stewart, Snider, Chambers

After a week of nothingness, there was a lot of Pirates news on Monday. The most notable was a trade with the Yankees that will bring catcher Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh in exchange for a player to be named later. Michael McKenry was designated for assignment to make room for Stewart, and it seems that Stewart will be the guy backing up Russell Martin in 2014. Much like Garrett Jones…it...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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