COLORADO ROCKIES NEWS

Rockies Injury Update: Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario to DL

The Colorado Rockies dropped to 53-80 on the season following a 4-1 loss to the Giants on Thursday. The Rockies are having a dreadful season, despite being fourth in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Numerous injuries and poor pitching have contributed heavily to the bad season. The Rockies disabled list got more crowded, as Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario were both placed on the...
Via MLB Injury News
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Colorado Rockies need to make tough decisions this offseason

Michael Cuddyer needs to be allowed to test the market.If nothing else, the Colorado Rockies are a loyal bunch.However, if Dick Monfort and his brother Charlie decide that Dan O'Dowd and company are still the best men for the job in Colorado, then they must be prepared to make some major changes on the field.If you've followed the Rockies for any amount of time, it would...
Via Rockies Review
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Rockies-Diamondbacks Preview

The Colorado Rockies have the opportunity to climb out of last place in the NL West by the time they leave Arizona on Sunday, but sweeping the Diamondbacks seems far-fetched considering their recent troubles at the plate. Either injury-depleted Colorado or Arizona will avoid a fourth straight loss Friday night when the teams with the two worst records in the NL open a three-game...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies fall to Giants as road woes continue

San Francisco 4, Colorado 1 When: 3:45 PM ET, Thursday, August 28, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 68° Umpires: Home – Marvin Hudson, 1B – Doug Eddings, 2B – Cory Blaser, 3B – Jim Joyce Attendance: 41017 By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 4, Rockies 1: Yusmeiro Petit broke the major league record for consecutive batters retired and struck out a...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Colorado Rockies still make the playoffs?

Jason Whitney In 2007, in one of the most improbable series of circumstances conceivable, the Colorado Rockies Baseball Team came out of virtually nowhere to earn a spot as a wild card in the annual Major League Baseball playoffs, qualifying for only their second playoff appearance in team history. Even more improbable, they swept the Philadelphia Phillies […] Sports-Kings - The...
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Evaluating the Prospects: Colorado Rockies

The Rockies have a solid system with some depth and some high-end talent spread across different levels.  There’s been some chatter there may be a regime change in Denver and while altitude creates some unique problems for executives, the farm is in a good position to produce some talent in the coming years. Here’s the primer for […]
Via Fangraphs
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morneau staying in Colorado after Rockies turn down Brewers' offer

The first-place Milwaukee Brewers won the claim on Justin Morneau, the current NL batting average leader, but were unable to acquire him. The Brewers made an offer of unknown players to the Rockies for Morneau after getting the claim, but Colorado apparently didn't believe it was good value for Morneau. So he is staying in Colorado. The Brewers have been using Lyle Overbay...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Colorado Rockies need to try and get Corey Dickerson enough plate appearances to qualify for batting title

Corey Dickerson can crush the ball.Predictability is boring. The Colorado Rockies are the definition of predictable.When Juan Nicasio climbed to the mound in the bottom of the 9th inning in San Francisco with the game tied. He predictably gave up the walk-off home run to Buster Posey to give the Giants a 4-2 win.The Rockies had tied the game in the top of the 9th inning on a Justin...
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Rockies place lefty Logan, catcher Rosario on DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed left-hander Boone Logan and catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. Logan, on the disabled list for the third time this season, has left elbow inflammation for the second time and Rosario is nursing an inflamed left wrist. Logan is 2-3 with a 6.84 ERA in 35 relief appearances. Rosario has batted .248 with 10 home...
Via AP on Fox
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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
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Rockies Injury Update: Jorge De La Rosa, Wilin Rosario

The Colorado Rockies continue to struggle with injuries and it appears that two more players will join the growing list of teammates on the disabled list.  Pitcher Jorge De La Rosaleft Tuesday’s start in the sixth with a thumb injury.  Catcher Wilin Rosario’s left wrist is not healing as expected.Jorge De La Rosa left Tuesday’s start against the San Francisco Giants...
Via MLB Injury News
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Madison Bumgarner nearly throws perfect game as Colorado Rockies come back to earth

Jorge De La Rosa had to leave with an injury on his pitching hand.Something had to give.In their last 10 games, the Colorado Rockies were winners in seven of them. With the way the 2014 season has gone, it simply wasn't sustainable. However, with Jorge De La Rosa on the mound for the Rockies, there was a chance that the team's good fortune would continue for one more night...
Via Rockies Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner dominates as Rockies lose

an Francisco 3, Colorado 0 When: 10:15 PM ET, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 65° Umpires: Home – Cory Blaser, 1B – Jim Joyce, 2B – Marvin Hudson, 3B – Doug Eddings Attendance: 41050 By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 3, Rockies 0: Madison Bumgarner retired the first 21 batters he faced en route to a one-hit shutout and Buster...
Via Mile High Sports
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Baseball Profcast: Rosario’s Struggles

In Episode 122, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: A potential new closer in Houston Shin-Soo Choo’s value in 2015 35 pitchers who should be drafted ahead of Brandon McCarthy in next year’s...
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Matzek goes seven strong to earn win

Colorado 3, San Francisco 2 When: 10:15 PM ET, Monday, August 25, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 65° Umpires: Home – Doug Eddings, 1B – Cory Blaser, 2B – Jim Joyce, 3B – Marvin Hudson Attendance: 41052 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 3, Giants 2: Justin Morneau recorded two hits and an RBI to back Tyler Matzek’s solid outing as visiting...
Via Mile High Sports
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Rockies earn first four-game winning streak at SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Rookie Tyler Matzek struck out seven in seven innings to end a five-start losing streak, and the Colorado Rockies capitalized on San Francisco's mistakes to beat the Giants 3-2 on Monday night. The Rockies have won four straight games in San Francisco for the first time in club history, kicking off a stretch of 13 straight games against the NL West with an...
Via AP on Fox
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Nolan Arenado named player of the week

For a season that’s gone so poorly, the Colorado Rockies sure are racking up the individual honors. For the second straight week, a Rockie was named the National League player of the week. This time it was third baseman Nolan Arenado, who garnered the honor after batting .545 with a major league-leading 1.045 slugging percentage over the past week. Teammates @DannySantana39 and...
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Rockies Injury Update: Michael Cuddyer. Christian Bergman, Wilin Rosario

The Colorado Rockies made roster moves over the weekend concerning outfielder Michael Cuddyer and pitcher Christian Bergman.  Catcher Wilin Rosario was unable to play this weekend but he has not been placed on the disabled list.  Rosario hopes to avoid the disabled list.The @Rockies place OF Michael Cuddyer on 15-day DL with a left hamstring strain; activate RHP Christian ...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Podcast: Dickerson’s heroics

Another edition of the Rockies podcast is here! This week, producer Jessie Trujillo and staff writer Zach Marburger talk about the latest injury news involving Michael Cuddyer and Carlos Gonzalez, discuss Corey Dickerson’s awesome weekend, and come to grips with the portion of the fan-base that’s actively rooting for 100 losses. Listen below! For complete coverage of the Rockies and MLB.
Via Mile High Sports
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuddyer heads to DL for 3rd time this season

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring, and they have activated right-hander Christian Bergman. Bergman will start Sunday against Miami after missing 51 games with a broken left hand. His last start was June 20 against Milwaukee. The team also transferred Carlos Gonzalez (knee) to the 60-day DL...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickerson's hit in 13th lifts Rockies past Marlins

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 AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Time for the Colorado Rockies to change their model

Boone Logan had another horrible night for the Rockies.A bunch of Luke Skywalker's and Darth Vader's went home bitter on Friday night.While the Colorado Rockies seemed happy to sell extra tickets using a Star Wars Night gimmick, the play on the field looked all too familiar.After a lackluster performance on the mound from starter Franklin Morales, the bullpen came in and...
Via Rockies Review
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Michael Cuddyer still out with hamstring issue

The Colorado Rockies have had a dismal 2014 season in which they are 26 games below .500 at 50-76. Despite scoring the second most runs in the Major Leagues, the Rockies haven't been able to overcome a pitching staff that is 30th in ERA at 4.98. Injuries have also been an issue, as eight players are currently on the DL, with five on the 60-day DL. One key player that has missed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies “what if”: Todd Helton

If you haven’t had a chance to read ESPN’s Baseball Tonight “What If” series, I highly recommend it; especially the Ken Griffey, Jr. special. Big names like Jayson Stark evaluate some pretty interesting things from baseball’s more recent history. Their work combined with the Colorado Rockies retiring Todd Helton’s number this week got me thinking about a different what...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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