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Fantasy Roundup: Shortstop Replacements

Rutledge may not have Tulo’s bat, but he has his at-bats! (Photo: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports) Troy Tulowitzki has been out of the lineup since Saturday and was placed on the DL with a thigh strain. There is no estimated time table for his return. If you own Tulowitzki you have to hold onto him, but his replacement, Josh Rutledge, is a very intriguing fantasy replacement in...
Via Baseball Professor
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rock Slide: Colorado Rockies continue skip of historic proportion

Chad Bettis has been destroyed by the Rockies.There are 53 mountains in Colorado that are over 14,000 feet.On July 22nd, after another blown lead by the bullpen, it feels as if the Colorado Rockies have been on a 14,000 foot slide down the standings. After Tuesday night's loss, the club has lost 24-of their last-28 games.In 2007, the Colorado Rockies reeled off 21 wins in 22...
Via Rockies Review
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hits disabled list…again

Tulowitzki shelved again Credit: AP Colorado Rockies franchise shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is sometimes labeled as the most talented shortstop in baseball, however there’s always a “but”.  But he’s always hurt.  After a rampage start over the first half of the 2014 season (there are even MVP talks despite the Rox last place standing), Tulo Glass is once again shelved.  After...
Via Reading Between The Seams
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies place Troy Tulowitzki on DL with hip flexor strain

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that infielder Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 20) and have recalled left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Tulowitzki, 29, is being placed on the disabled list with a left hip flexor strain. He is hitting 340 (107-for-315), 18 doubles, 1 triple, 21 home runs, 52 RBI...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan O’Dowd needs to go

As the trade deadline approaches, here in late July, the Rockies find themselves in their seemingly perpetual cycle. Out of contention for any postseason races but unwilling to wave the white flag on the season. It is this attitude by the Rockies front office which has propelled the team to its current 40-59 record and 15 game deficit in the NL West division race. Moreover, it is...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Rebuilding starts now

How bad can the Colorado Rockies get? As the trade deadline approaches and owner Dick Monfort appears committed to keeping Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez in the silver and purple, Colorado Rockies fans can only watch as the franchise continues to take on water. Instead of wondering when winning baseball will return to Denver, many of us are left wondering when the franchise...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cuddyer still 3-4 weeks from returning to Rockies

Michael Cuddyer is seven weeks into what was supposed to be at least a 6-8 week recovery for a broken left shoulder socket and an MRI exam showed that he’s healing well enough to stop wearing a protective sling. Cuddyer told Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post that he’s aiming to come off the disabled list in mid-August, but “we don’t have a specific timeline, because it’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies should cash out now

Can you picture the Colorado Rockies without superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki? You might have to start. The trade rumors surrounding Tulo have resurfaced. And he’s not the only big name being whispered. The injured Michael Cuddyer and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez have also garnered talks. Despite Tulo reaching rockstar status in Denver, his recent interview with MLB.com’s Thomas...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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