Rockies avoid arbitration with Drew Stubbs, Jordan Lyles, Tyler Chatwood

The Colorado Rockies have reached deals with outfielder Drew Stubbs and right-handed pitchers Jordan Lyles and Tyler Chatwood, the team announced earlier on Wednesday. The Rockies signed Stubbs and Lyles to one-year deals, as they signed Chatwood to a two-year deal, all avoiding arbitration. The Rockies and Drew Stubbs settled on a one-year, $5.825 million deal for the 2015 season...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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

End of season post-mortem: Colorado Rockies

For a minute there, the Rockies looked like they were going to be the Cinderella story of the season. After the first week of May, the Rockies were tied for first place in the NL West much to the surprise of everyone. But by the time the All-Star break hit, however, Colorado was tied for last place in the NL West, much to the surprise of no one. Despite an MVP caliber season...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Colorado Rockies

For a minute there, the Rockies looked like they were going to be the Cinderella story of the season. After the first week of May, the Rockies were tied for first place in the NL West much to the surprise of everyone. But by the time the All-Star break hit, however, Colorado was tied for last place in the NL West, much to the surprise of no one. Despite an MVP caliber season...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Tyler Matzek vs. Rafael Montero (9/10/14)

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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Projecting the Rockies’ 2015 rotation

The Colorado Rockies got a glimpse of how this season was supposed to turn out over the weekend, when Jorge De La Rosa, Brett Anderson, and Tyler Matzek all looked sharp against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The series against the Pirates was the first time the Rockies have gotten three straight quality starts (six-plus innings pitched, three or less earned runs) since early May. Of course...
Via Mile High Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Brett Anderson, Tyler Chatwood

The slumping Colorado Rockies have dealt with numerous injuries throughout the season, particularly to the starting rotation. Help could soon be on the way, as Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports that starting pitcher Brett Anderson threw a bullpen session on Friday and schedule to make his second rehab start with Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday. Saunders reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No more excuses for Colorado Rockies as losing gets out of control

Dan O'Dowd should be selling used cars.Dan O'Dowd might be the best salesperson in the state of Colorado.Why? Because many of the most ardent fans of the Colorado Rockies aren't just trusting him, they are buying everything he says hook, line and sinker.Open up a new tab in the browser and take a look over on Twitter. What might be expected is a string of irrational, completely emotional...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The downward spiral continues for Colorado Rockies in ugly loss

Don't expect these guys to go anywhere in the offseason.What is left to be said?At the risk of completely repeating every piece that has been written about these brutal Colorado Rockies throughout June, there simply isn't anything left to be talked about.On Wednesday, despite having their fifth starter from Colorado Springs on the mound making his big league debut, the Rockies couldn...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Time for fans to accept that it is going to be a long summer for the Colorado Rockies

Corey Dickerson has been a bright spot in 2014.Good news, Colorado Rockies fans, spring training is only 235 days away!That statement is sarcastic and condescending, but this is the time of year when the unrealistic Rockies fans come out. It is the time when fans point to the fact that the Rockies, despite their struggles, are still just a few games back of that final wild card position...
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June 23, 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 time to...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Updates: Brett Anderson, Tyler Chatwood, Eddie Butler

Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson (broken left finger) and righty Tyler Chatwood (right flexor tendon strain) who are on the same rehab schedule, each threw 47 pitches Wednesday, using all their pitches, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. However, although right-hander Eddie Butler (shoulder inflammation) is "pain-free," the Rockies have paused his throwing program...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Updates: Carlos Gonzalez, Tyler Chatwood, Brett Anderson, Eddie Butler

As reported on Wednesday by Sports Injury Alert’s Evan Petzold, Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was placed on the disabled list on June 6thwith an inflamed finger on his left hand.  Rockies PR updated Gonzalez’s condition yesterday reporting that a pathology report from an exploratory surgery on Tuesday revealed that the tumor was benign.  Despite the good news...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 14, 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...
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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 through the...
Via Rockies Review
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies’ road woes aren’t as bad as they seem

The Rockies enter this weekend’s matchup with the San Diego Padres trying to snap their first losing streak of the season. Since hanging an eleven spot on the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, the Rockies put up just four runs in a loss to the Reds and their two-game series against the Kansas City Royals (both losses). The Rockies ran up against some good pitching in those three games...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Tyler Chatwood moved to 60-day disabled list

The Colorado Rockies improved to 20-14 on the season following an 8-2 win Monday night against the Texas Rangers.  The Rockies, who improved to 18-14,  are lead by an offense that is first in the league in runs scored.  They got bad news on the injury front, as pitcher Tyler Chatwood was moved from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.#487369309 / gettyimages.comAccording to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhoulys Chacin to replace injured Tyler Chatwood in Rockies' rotation

Thomas Harding, who covers the Colorado Rockies for mlb.com tweeted last night that more than likely Jhoulys Chacin will replace the injured Tyler Chatwood in the Rockies rotation. Chatwood was recently placed on the 15-day disabled list after leaving Wednesday’s game with elbow tightness.In-game reading: Jhoulys Chacin on track to replace Tyler Chatwood in #Rockies starting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Tyler Chatwood (elbow) placed on DL

The Colorado Rockies (16-12) placed starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood on the 15-day DL with a right elbow strain on Wednesday and recalled RH reliever Chad Bettis from Triple-A Colorado Springs, reports Jesse Sanchez of  MLB.com. In four starts, Chatwood was 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA (ERA+ 92), striking out 20 in 24 innings and walking eight. Bettis was on the Opening Day roster, but...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 30, 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...
Via Rockies Review
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Reasons for optimism abound with Colorado Rockies

Can Weiss lead the Rockies to success?BY: CAMERON PARSONS Rockies fans have every right to be skeptical of this hot April start. This is a year though where it won't just be a hot April start that falls off into underperforming the more the year goes on. The Rockies have the pieces to succeed and will continue to put together a successful 2014. The least surprising part of the...
Via Rockies Review
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies show their potential in huge win against Phillies

Troy Tulowitzki took a 14-pitch at-bat in the 1st inning.This is the Colorado Rockies team that gives every fan hope. This is the team that has fans wonder what could happen if they stay healthy.On Friday night, the Rockies did everything right. They pitched well and they hit well. And saying well is a huge understatement for both of those aspects of the game.The Rockies offense...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the Opposing Pitcher: Tyler Chatwood

Tyler Chatwood was a second round pick for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2008. The 6’0 righty made his MLB debut in 2011 with the Angels as a 21-year old. Chatwood was acquired by the Rockies prior to the 2012 season in exchange for catcher Chris Ianetta. Chatwood had somewhat of a break-out campaign last season, posting a career-low 3.15 ERA. The improvement can be found...
Via Phillies Nation
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 16: Rockies vs. Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies (7-8) at Colorado Rockies (8-9) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Jonathan Pettibone vs. COL: Tyler Chatwood Time: 8:40, Coors Field TV: CSN Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 52 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The Phillies will send Jonathan Pettibone to the hill for his second start of 2014 after going five innings and giving up one earned run in his first start...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies lose series in San Francisco, but show improvement

Tyler Chatwood had impressive moments in his debut.The beatings will continue until moral improves.That has been the mantra for the San Francisco Giants delivering blows to the lowly Colorado Rockies when they come to visit AT&T Park in the city by the bay. The Rockies have been awful there over the years. The Giants have taken advantage of what seems to be free wins.A three...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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