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Franklin Morales helps Rockies beat Padres 3-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies got another unexpected outing from a starting pitcher who had been relegated to the bullpen. Franklin Morales followed a good start by Jorge De La Rosa with one of his own, helping the Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 Thursday. Colorado used Wilin Rosario's tiebreaking groundout in a three-run seventh to overcome Ian Kennedy, who pitched...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Another heartbreaking loss for the Colorado Rockies in first game of set at Petco Park

Jordan Lyles struggled the second time through.A fan of the Colorado Rockies without chunks of hair missing might not be a real fan.Year-in and year-out, the Rockies head west on their charter plane only to watch their record and spot in the standings plummet. It is inexpiable. On Monday night in San Diego, one of the few visiting parks where the Rockies play well, Colorado blew...
Via Rockies Review
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Offense Wakes Up, Crawford Splashes a Walk-Off Win

Tim Hudson continued to impress, the two-outs hits are back, and the San Francisco Giants took the series and the game from the Colorado Rockies with a 5-4 walk-off win in ten innings. Hudson pitched a stellar game, making only a handful of mistakes. The first was to Wilin Rosario, which the Rockies catcher launched into the left-field bleachers. Just like that, it was déjà-vu...
Via BaySportsNet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftStreet Picks: April 5, 2014

So much for our confidence in Friday’s $100,000 game! Much to my surprise, our team flopped. Just to show how confident I am in our behind-the-scenes numbers, I created a special contest for BaseballProf fans just for Saturday’s games — a 4-team contest with an affordable $11 buy-in and the entire $40 prize pool to the winner. Do you have the balls to play against the Profs...
Via Baseball Professor
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ramos douses Rockies as Marlins go 2-0

With the tying run on third in the eighth inning Tuesday, A.J. Ramos faced two Rockies' hitters. He got ahead of both 0-2 and threw nothing but sliders to both from that point. Wilin Rosario watched four drop out of the zone and jogged to first. Nolan Arenado watched one drop right into Jarrod Saltalamacchia's awaiting target and walked back to his position on the infield...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue the theme of 2013 in second loss of 2014 campaign

It's only the second game of the season.It is really easy to draw swift conclusions from the first two games of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rockies. April is the time of year when baseball fans tend to hand out MVP's, Cy Young's and Rookie of the Year trophies to guys who may spend more time in the minor leagues than the big leagues. That's the nature of baseball...
Via Rockies Review
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies open the 2014 season with a disappointment

Jorge De La Rosa looked great until the 5th inning.Thud.If the Colorado Rockies were hoping that Opening Day would be a way to reel their fan base back in with a team fun of guys who hustle, who play with heart and demand to win, they might want a do-over. Monday night's game was sloppy. The Rockies looked like a team that had just met each other, not one that had been working...
Via Rockies Review
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Opening Day is time to forget issues and root for wins

Opening Day is a time for excitement. Merry Christmas, baseball fans!The Colorado Rockies open their season in Miami against the Marlins on Monday night. They have their ace, Jorge De La Rosa on the mound, facing the reigning Rookie of the Year in the National League, Jose Fernandez.Rockies fans had every reason to by cynical this winter. After years of struggle and failure, the...
Via Rockies Review
21 days ago  |  Discuss

My first ever fantasy baseball team drafted

My colleagues over at It's About the Money twisted my arm into playing fantasy baseball. I resisted the urge to tap into my many Twitter buds who specialize in such things and decided to see how I could do on my own. There are twelve teams in the league and I went first, which means long stretches in between picks.Here is my team. What do you think?C - Wilin Rosario1B - Albert...
Via The Flagrant Fan
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Top 25 catchers for 2014 season

The following countdown details my top 25 catchers heading into the 2014 fantasy season, with an emphasis on 5x5 roto leagues. In 10 years of playing fantasy baseball, spanning 70-plus leagues, I have never sprung for a catcher in the early rounds. After all, what's the point of surrendering a high pick on a temperamental talent, at a demanding position, when most mixed leagues...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Top 25 catchers for 2014 season

The following countdown details my top 25 catchers heading into the 2014 fantasy season, with an emphasis on 5x5 roto leagues. In 10 years of playing fantasy baseball, spanning 70-plus leagues, I have never sprung for a catcher in the early rounds. After all, what's the point of surrendering a high pick on a temperamental talent, at a demanding position, when most mixed leagues...
Via Fox Sports South
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Top 25 catchers for 2014 season

The following countdown details my top 25 catchers heading into the 2014 fantasy season, with an emphasis on 5x5 roto leagues. In 10 years of playing fantasy baseball, spanning 70-plus leagues, I have never sprung for a catcher in the early rounds. After all, what's the point of surrendering a high pick on a temperamental talent, at a demanding position, when most mixed leagues...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Profcast Episode 11: 2014 Catcher Preview

The Professors start their 2014 position preview by talking about the backstops. The discussion starts with Wilin Rosario‘s power and moves all the way through to a couple shocking J.P. Arencibia comparisons. They also give out some awards among discussing other topics: How many RBI Carlos Santana will have The power of Evan Gattis The all-around game of Jonathan Lucroy The upside...
Via Baseball Professor
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Steamer Catcher Projections vs. Early ADP

Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America Projections for the 2014 season are already out from steamerprojections.com. After the 2012 season, Razzball did a study on the most accurate projection systems, and Steamer seemed to be one of the better systems at projecting both hitting and pitching. So I wanted to find a way to turn the Steamer projections into one fantasy value number...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 09, 2014  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilin Rosario battles cramps in bullpen session, still expected back for Rockies' final series

Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario is still trying to get back out on the field before the 2013 regular season is out, despite suffering from cramps during a bullpen session on Wednesday night. Rosario has been trying to come back from a calf strain that has kept him out since September 17th, with Ian McCue of MLB.com reporting that the young catcher had to come out of the session...
Via MLB Injury News
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies' Wilin Rosario likely out a 'couple days'

Despite exiting Monday night's contest early after experiencing pain in his calf, Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario was back in the team's starting lineup Tuesday. The same ailment forced Rosario to once again exit early, and manager Walt Weiss told reporters -- including Thomas Harding of MLB.com -- that he expects the backstop to miss at least a "couple days...
Via MLB Injury News
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies Wilin Rosario, Nolan Arenado exit with injuries

The Colorado Rockies were able to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals last night, but they lost a pair of regulars in the process. Third baseman Nolan Arenado exited the game in the third inning with a thumb injury, while catcher Wilin Rosario was forced out a bit later due to a lingering calf issue, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. Arenado left the game after experiencing...
Via MLB Injury News
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Helton passes the torch as new generation of Colorado Rockies starting to emerge

Wilin Rosario has the talent to lead the Rockies at the plate.It was fitting. The day that Todd Helton told the Colorado media and fans formally that he was retiring, he led the way to victory. However, it wasn't through a walk-off home run, it wasn't the game winning hit.Helton wasn't the hero on Monday night at Coors Field, he was the guy who got the base hit that ushered...
Via Rockies Review
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies 5, Phillies 3

Troy Tulowitzki and Wilin Rosario homered to lead the Colorado Rockies past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Tuesday night. Jorge De La Rosa (13-6) pitched into the seventh to win his third straight start. Dexter Fowler also drove in a run to help the Rockies jump out to a 5-0 lead. Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado made a fantastic backhanded stop and in-the-air throw to first...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies top Orioles as Wilin Rosario has power surge in 6-3 win

Wilin Rosario walked through the Rockies' clubhouse Wednesday with ice packs on his thighs. All he needed was a tear-away jersey and he would have been a dead ringer for former Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell. "Who?" Rosario said looking puzzled. Campbell was a bulldozer. Rosario is simply a bull. His work as a designated hitter Friday night at Camden Yards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies 6, Orioles 3

Colorado hit four home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot by Wilin Rosario in the seventh inning, and the Rockies beat the Orioles 6-3 Friday night to extend Baltimore's losing streak to four games. Charlie Culberson, Charlie Blackmon and Todd Helton also homered for the Rockies, who have won six of seven. It was Culberson's first major league home run in 55 at...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies' Wilin Rosario suffers hamstring injury

Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario suffered a strained right hamstring during last night's game against the San Diego Padres, according to Ian McCue of MLB.com. Rosario began experiencing discomfort in his hamstring during the first inning of yesterday's loss to the Padres. He was able to finish the contest, but the leg ailment was clearly hampering him late into...
Via MLB Injury News
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

What is left for the 2013 Colorado Rockies to do?

Chad Bettis #35 of the Colorado Rockies throws his first career MLB pitch against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 1, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. This MLB season has been filled with highs and lows for the 2013 Colorado Rockies, but being 13 games down from first in the weakest National League division with an All-Star and a starting pitcher on the disabled list sure sounds...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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