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Colorado Rockies: 3 Things We Loved from Friday’s Win

The Colorado Rockies opened their seven-game homestand in impressive fashion on Friday night, downing the San Francisco Giants 5-2 before a crowd of 32,901 at chilly Coors Field. Following a late night/early morning flight into Denver after beating the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, the Rockies showed no ill effects of the quick turnaround. […] Colorado Rockies: 3 Things We...
Via Roxpile
1 hour ago

Rockies shrink Giants to start home-stand

  Denver – The hot-as-the-sun San Fransisco Giants face the-hot-as-the-Earth Colorado Rockies on Friday night. The Rockies eclipsed the Giants 5-2. San Fransisco came into the night leading the Rockies by six-and-a-half games in the NL West but for tonight, Colorado shrank the Giants down to size and kept within their orbit. The Rockies were able to stabilize their eccentric...
Via BSN Denver
1 hour ago

Chatwood's dominant start topples Giants

Tyler Chatwood gave up one unearned run in seven innings as the Rockies handed the Giants their second loss in the last 15 games, 5-2, at Coors Field on Friday night.
Via mlb.com
1 hour ago

Rockies hoping to solve Bumgarner

Colorado will get its second look of the season at Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Saturday in a matchup against Eddie Butler. The Rockies tagged Bumgarner early in his May 6 start, scoring four runs (two earned) in the second inning, although they ended up losing the game, 6-4, as the Colorado bats fell silent for the rest of the game.
Via mlb.com
2 hours ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: De La struggles and new MLB rules

The Colorado Rockies come off a rough road trip, that could’ve been worse and start a home-stand. Jake Shapiro and Drew Creasman discuss the recent resurgance seen in the young pitching staff and the unusual consistency the Rockies have been getting on offense. The guys talk about the struggles of Jordan Lyles and Jorge De La Rosa as the story of this team continues to be the...
Via BSN Denver
4 hours ago

Rockies push back Rusin; Butler starts Saturday

The Rockies will start right-hander Eddie Butler on Saturday against the Giants -- in a switch with lefty Chris Rusin, who will start Sunday's finale of the three-game series.
Via mlb.com
4 hours ago

Trevor Story: Batting Seventh Shows Rookie’s Growth

Trevor Story proved on Thursday night in Boston that he can hit anywhere in the Colorado Rockies lineup. On Friday in the series opener against the San Francisco Giants, Story will once again have the opportunity to show that little seems to phase him in his rookie season. Batting seventh for the first time all […] Trevor Story: Batting Seventh Shows Rookie’s Growth - Rox Pile...
Via Roxpile
6 hours ago

Rockies' road trip wasn't as bad as it seemed

Especially after the win last night! The Rockies embarked on a brutal nine-game road trip and have gone 2-6 to start it. It seems like the standard disastrous stretch that throws off a promising beginning to a season. But is it? We discuss why maybe you shouldn't feel too terrible about the last two weeks of Rockies baseball. On the other hand, there are Jorge De La Rosa and Jordan...
Via Purple Row
12 hours ago

Don’t count out Jorge De La Rosa just yet

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa recently was assigned to the bullpen after a sub-par performance against the Red Sox, where he pitched...
Via Mile High Sports
13 hours ago

MLB Draft 2016: Mercer OF Kyle Lewis' power could make him the right pick for the Colorado Rockies

Is Kyle Lewis the right pick for the Colorado Rockies? Kyle Lewis staked his claim to the title of best hitter in college early this year with a power surge that shot him all the way to the top tier of draft picks. Though his home run numbers have trailed off in the past month, Lewis' overall production is still quite impressive with a .410/.544/.738 batting line. With the top college...
Via Purple Row
13 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: The Race for the West Heading into June

As the calendar turns toward Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of June, we wanted to take a look at how the National League West stood … and where the Colorado Rockies are fitting into the division. There’s no question that the Rockies have been one of the National League’s surprise teams so far this […] Colorado Rockies: The Race for the West Heading into June - Rox...
Via Roxpile
16 hours ago

Trevor Story drops to seventh in Rockies lineup

News, notes and links for Friday, May 27. Trevor Story moved down Rockies' lineup | MLB.com Walt Weiss took some time yesterday to discuss moving Trevor Story down in the lineup to the seventh for the series finale with the Red Sox. It seems like it worked, as Story hit a home run, going 1-for-4 overall. Jon Gray defeats Red Sox at Fenway Park | MLB.com Jon Gray performed admirably...
Via Purple Row
16 hours ago

Why switching De La Rosa to the bullpen was the right choice by the Rockies

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies have opted to pull Jorge De La Rosa from the starting rotation and place him in the bullpen, the team announced yesterday...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Rockies’ LHP Jorge De La Rosa relegated to bullpen amid struggles

According to report from Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, Colorado Rockies’ manager Walt Weiss has announced that veteran left-hander Jorge De La Rosa will be moved into the bullpen “for now.”  Previously a staple of the Rockies’ starting rotation, De La Rosa will now be replaced by fellow left-hander Chris Rusin, per Saunders’ report. Rusin, who is accustomed to starting...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Rockies Logan to DL, Motte activated

  The Colorado Rockies have made a roster move with their bullpen today as Boone Logan is headed to the Disabled List and Jason Motte is coming off of the DL. The #Rockies have made the following transactions: pic.twitter.com/u2xhQHNkWJ — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) May 25, 2016 Logan who has been solid as the lefty coming out of the Rockies bullpen this season has made 18...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

WATCH: Ryan Vogelsong hit in face with pitch, carted off

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning after being hit in the face by a pitch. Vogelsong was batting with the bases loaded and one out in the second inning when Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles appeared to strike him in the face with a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong fell immediately in the batter’s box, where...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bergman goes on DL as Rockies shake up bullpen

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed reliever Christian Bergman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and moved around pitchers to shake up their bullpen. Bergman was injured Thursday night in the Rockies' 13-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He is 1-3 with 5.89 in nine games, including one start. Before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright looks to bounce back against Rockies

No matter what others may think of Adam Wainwright's rough start, no one is taking it harder than he is. His disappointment is understandable following an offseason of getting his stamina back after having most of his 2015 season wiped out because of injury.Now he's trying to wipe the slate clean.The right-hander's success against the Colorado Rockies isn't something he'll want to...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Jose Reyes edition

16 more days until the Colorado Rockies’ 2015 acquisition Jose Reyes is available to play after serving his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. The problem is the Rockies already have a shortstop who has been producing a lot of offense and is slightly-above-average defense. Trevor Story had a record setting April and continues his offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is a ghost hunter

Jon Gray is one of the few bright spots on a bad Colorado Rockies team, and could be the ace of that rotation one day soon. But, that’s not what we’re interested in today. Gray is a ghost hunter! No, not like those potentially fake Ghost Hunters from the SyFy channel, but a real life ghost hunter. He talked about it Thursday on MLB Network Radio, and well… The hosts of this...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes suspended through May 31 by MLB

Major League Baseball has finally ruled on the Jose Reyes domestic violence case, announcing on Friday that Reyes would be suspended through May 31. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred also released a statement about the Reyes suspension. “Mr. Reyes cooperated fully with my office’s investigation,” commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “Having reviewed all of the...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is an avid ghost-hunter

Jon Gray is just like you and I.He goes to work, travels, and in his downtime, enjoys the odd hunt for dead spirits with the help of thermal imaging equipment.The 24-year-old Colorado Rockies pitcher joined MLB Network Radio on Thursday night to talk about ghost-hunting in hotels while on the road with the team.Gray said he wants to go back to the Stanley Hotel—the hotel that inspired...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Pitcher Jon Gray Is a Real-Life Ghostbuster

  If something strange is happening in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Don't call the fictitious Ghostbusters. Try real-life ghost hunter, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray. In an interview on Thursday with MLB Network Radio, Gray said he likes to indulge in some ghost hunting in hotels when he's on the road with the Rockies. This season, Gray has a 5.40 ERA in four...
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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