COLORADO ROCKIES NEWS

Desmond helps power Nats to 7-2 win over Rockies

The Washington Nationals hammered Colorado Rockies’ pitching for thirteen hits and seven runs on the way to a 7-2 series opening win for the Nats.  Five of those thirteen hits came from SS Ian Desmond. Desmond went 5 for 5 at the plate and scored 3 runs while driving in 2 runs, factoring into five of the Nationals seven runs.   One of those hits was Desmond’s 17th home run...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Rockies Injury Update: Justin Morneau, Michael Cuddyer, Boone Logan, Troy Tulowitzki

The Colorado Rockies had another busy day yesterday on the injury front, as they had to place both Justin Morneau and Boone Logan on the disabled list. They also got more positive news in the form of Michael Cuddyer's MRI and the activation of Nick Masset, while star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki sat out again with his thigh injury. Cody Ulm of MLB.com provides the update on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Washington 7, Colorado 2; 21 July 2014 (Washington 54-43, Colorado 40-59)

Photo Credit: greenwichtime.com After taking two of three at home against Milwaukee over the weekend. the Nationals headed out on a 9-game road trip. First stop is Denver on Monday, to oppose the Rockies. Colorado has been struggling lately (6-23 since mid-June). In addition, the Rockies would miss two mainstays on Monday. All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is day-to-day with a sore...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Update: Colorado Rockies reach out to fan who emailed corporate sponsor about dissolving relationship with club

Dick Monfort If one thing is certain, it is that the Colorado Rockies don't like bad publicity. They get upset when sports talk radio shows rip on them, and they don't like it when the Denver Post gives says anything negative.That was the main reason why I wrote about an initiative that might have a sliver of a chance of forcing changes in the Rockies front office. Last...
Via Rockies Review
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Desmond leads Nationals past Rockies

Washington 7, Colorado 2 When: 8:40 PM ET, Monday, July 21, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 91° Umpires: Home – Chris Conroy, 1B – Jerry Meals, 2B – Paul Emmel, 3B – Jordan Baker Attendance: 33082 By SportsDirect Inc. Nationals 7, Rockies 2: Ian Desmond highlighted a 5-for-5 effort with a two-run homer to lead Washington to a win in the first of three...
Via Mile High Sports
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Rockies place Justin Morneau on disabled list with neck injury

The Colorado Rockies have placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list with neck stiffness. In Morneau's place, Ben Paulsen will be making his major-league debut, playing first and batting sixth Monday night. Paulsen was hitting .291/.380/.524 with 24 doubles, 15 homers and 57 RBI for Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Via Pro Sports Daily
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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
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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...
Via Rockies Review
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Pirates complete sweep over Rockies

Pittsburgh 5, Colorado 3 When: 1:35 PM ET, Sunday, July 20, 2014 Where: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Temperature: 77° Umpires: Home – Marvin Hudson, 1B – Clint Fagan, 2B – Tim Timmons, 3B – Tim Welke Attendance: 35609 By SportsDirect Inc. Pirates 5, Rockies 3: Andrew McCutchen broke a tie with an RBI single in the seventh inning as host Pittsburgh erased a three-run...
Via Mile High Sports
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Rockies Injury Update: Troy Tulowitzki, Charlie Blackmon

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki did not start Saturday's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates one day after leaving Saturday night's game with a muscle cramp in his left thigh. In addition, center fielder Charlie Blackmon also did not start after he awaited X-ray results on his left ankle. Josh Rutledge started at shortstop, and Drew Stubbs started in center...
Via MLB Injury News
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Pirates 3, Rockies 2

For the second straight night, the Pirates overcame some nervous moments and a couple mistakes to win a game that they should. Once the Rockies took the lead in the seventh inning, the mentality throughout the park just seemed a little different. There wasn’t a “doomed” feel to the game – obviously it was not a sure thing the Pirates were going to come back, but I think everyone...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
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GUEST POST: Bullpen falters again as Colorado Rockies blow another great start

Brett Anderson went seven strong innings but got the ND.EDITORS NOTE: Cameron Parsons will continue his guest series for the entire Pittsburgh Pirates series. He is a recent graduate from Colorado State University and has been a longtime fan of the Colorado Rockies.When Chad Bettis pitches for the Rockies, the night normally ends in a loss. Saturday was no exception.In the 11th inning...
Via Rockies Review
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Troy Tulowitzki leaves game with leg cramp

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Saturday’s game with a muscle cramp in his left thigh. The All-Star went down after taking an 0-for-2 against Pittsburgh. He was replaced at shortstop by Josh Rutledge. #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki left with muscle cramp in left thigh — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) July 20, 2014 This is obviously good news for everyone as Tulowitzki...
Via Tireball.com
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Injury Moves and Notes: July 19th

Not got time to check on all those injury-related moves and recovering players? No problem, we've got you covered here:TransactionsColorado Rockies: activated RHP Eddie Butler and optioned him to Double-A Tulsa. The Rockies rotation has been devastated by injury but Butler got knocked around for six earned runs in last night's rehab start for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox...
Via MLB Injury News
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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...
Via Rockies Review
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Justin Morneau scratched with neck stiffness

The Colorado Rockies look to put a dismal 40-55 first half in their rear view mirror as they begin a three game series tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates. An offense that is third in the league in runs scored has not been able to overcome a pitching staff with a woeful 5.07 ERA. The Rockies will be shorthanded tonight offensively, as first baseman Justin Morneau will miss the...
Via MLB Injury News
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Why Your Favorite Team Should Pass On Troy Tulowitzki

As the MLB All-Star Break comes to an end, we inch closer to one of the most exciting times of the baseball season – the trade deadline. While 99% of the trades that are rumored to be happening imminently never come to fruition, it is a lot of fun imagining all of the possibilities. Leading up to this year’s trade deadline, everyone has their eyes fixed on the Colorado Rockies...
Via Standing O Sports
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Series Preview: Pirates at Rockies

Friday, 7:05 (ROOT): Jorge De La Rosa vs. Francisco Liriano Saturday, 7:05 (ROOT): Brett Anderson vs. Charlie Morton Sunday, 1:35 (ROOT): Tyler Matzek vs. Jeff Locke Our long national nightmare (the All Star Break) is over and the unofficial second half of the season gets under way on Friday night. I think the break has given us some time to look back and size up the Pirates’ current...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
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Tyler Chatwood out for Rockies rest of season, will have Tommy John surgery

The Rockies' reeling rotation has taken another major hit. Right-hander Tyler Chatwood will miss the rest of the season and is scheduled to undergo Tommy John elbow surgery, a major-league source confirmed Thursday. Chatwood will likely undergo surgery sometime next week. That means he will likely miss most, if not all, of the 2015 season. Chatwood, counted on to be a consistent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Colorado Rockies: reviewing the Jair Jurrjens trade

In order for the Colorado Rockies to be a contender in the near future and also in seasons to come, the pitching staff must improve. It is no mystery as to what keeps the offensive heavy Rockies stifled, but very few attempts to improve the pitching leaves Colorado fans scratching their heads. Just recently, Dan O’dowd and the rest of the Rockies front office agreed on a deal...
Via isportsweb.com
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Monfort too loyal for his own good

Remember this triumphant moment from way back in 2007? I was in college at the time, and skipped studying for a statistics test to be there, hugging random strangers and yelling myself hoarse with the rest of a packed Coors Field. For a town that lives and dies with football, Denver sure seemed like a baseball town that night. Flash-forward to today. The good will generated at...
Via Mile High Sports
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One Man’s Trash: All-Star Edition

With the All Star Game, we were all witness to the unpredictability of baseball. It's a long haul, and on draft day in March, very few, if any of us, would have picked Charlie Blackmon to make the All-Star Game roster for the National League. But that's the case, and Blackmon, along with several other surprises, was most likely scooped up very late in drafts or off of the...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions With Rockies Review, A Colorado Rockies Blog

The wait is almost over. The Pirates return to action tomorrow night against the Colorado Rockies. We sat down with Dave Martin from the great Rockies blog Rockies Review for another installment of 5 Questions. This is Getting Old: Do you expect Troy Tulowitzki to be with Colorado after the trade deadline? Rockies Review: The Rockies live in a false reality. Despite being 15 games...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boycotting the games isn't the answer for Colorado Rockies fans, boycotting the sponsors might be

The Rockies brand needs to be a bad one.This too shall pass.Colorado Rockies fans are starting to wonder if that famous saying is actually true. Lately it seems that the suffering will never, ever pass.On Tuesday, Rockies owner Dick Monfort was at it again. Instead of going off and hiding in the woods somewhere without his iPad, iPhone, or any other connection to the internet, Monfort...
Via Rockies Review
5 days ago  |  1 Comment

White Sox News: Raul Fernandez claimed from Rockies

The Chicago White Sox claimed 24 year old right-hander Raul Fernandez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday. He was designated for assignment by the Rockies on July 6th to make room for right-hander Brooks Brown.MLB Trade Rumors reveals that Fernandez was the Rockies' number 22 prospect heading into the 2014 season. He is in fact a converted catcher that is throwing...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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