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Rockies rip Dodgers as Charlie Blackmon, Justin Morneau have huge days

It was as if the Rockies unleashed a summer's worth of pent-up frustration and power into one Wednesday afternoon of baseball. And it was as if the Los Angeles Dodgers, the talent-packed leaders of the National League West, decided to hit the snooze button multiple times. The Rockies lambasted the Dodgers 16-2 at Coors Field, pounding out 21 hits, including a 5-for-5 day for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the affiliate changes signs of even bigger changes for Colorado Rockies?

The Rockies said goodbye to the Sky Sox.Goodbye, Colorado Springs. Nice knowing you. Goodbye, Tulsa. It was fun while it lasted. See ya later, Pasco, good luck in the future.The Colorado Rockies announced big changes on Wednesday, moving their two top level minor league affiliates from Colorado Springs and Tulsa and signing on with Albuquerque and New Haven, Connecticut respectfully...
Via Rockies Review
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Rockies are moving their Triple-A team from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque

There is going to be a big shuffle in PCL Triple-A affiliations this year. We’ve already heard that the A’s and Sacramento are parting ways. Now comes a report from KUSA’s Andy McDonnell that the Rockies are going to end their 21-year affiliation with Colorado Springs in favor of pairing up with the Albuquerque Isotopes, which are currently a Dodgers affiliate. Where that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies are swapping Triple-A affiliates

While the Rockies snapped their seven-game losing streak Tuesday night with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, bigger news hit further away from Coors Field: according to reports from Yahoo! Sports and Albuquerque’s KRQE Sports, the Rockies are ending their 21-year partnership with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in favor of the Albuquerque Isotopes, starting next season. The Isotopes...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies manager Walt Weiss takes lumps but will never quit

As Walt Weiss sat with his back to a rock-hard wall in the Rockies' dugout, where he has suffered through a summer of bad luck and worse baseball, the 50-year-old manager forced a grin and asked a visitor: "How you doing? You doing better than me? I'm betting you are." The Rockies have flirted with the ugly possibility of 100 losses all summer long. Weiss has worn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies 2015 starting rotation might not be all that bad

Tyler Matzek was good again on Tuesday night.In the midst of all of the negative, a few things positive might be coming out for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night at Coors Field, Tyler Matzek proved that his recent success wasn't simply because he was facing bad teams. The rookie went 5-1/3 innings, giving up just two runs. He gave up 11 hits, but was good enough to wiggle...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado has pneumonia

Colorado Rockies (59-91) third baseman Nolan Arenado is battling pneumonia and is at home resting while the rest of his team plays the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Rockies are unsure when Arenado will return.Nick Groke of the Denver Post tweeted this afternoon that Arenado was resting at home after his diagnosis of pneumonia.  On Sunday, Arenado also suffered a chest contusion in...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado sidelined with pneumonia, bruised chest

  Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia. The slick fielder was hurt diving for a ball during a game in New York against the Mets last week. An MRI and CAT scan Monday revealed not only a bruise but fluid in Arenado's lungs. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said it's "going to be a few days before...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is the shine off Parker’s prospect status?

There’s not much left to look forward to this baseball season, and least in relation to the Colorado Rockies. Such is the fate of a team that, after an 0-6 road trip in which they scored just eight runs in six contests, is still threatening to lose 100 games for the first time in franchise history. About the only thing left to enjoy then, besides the last days of sunshine at Coors...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Nolan Arenado exits with chest contusion

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado did not make it through Sunday's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, departing before the bottom of the fourth with what the team later described as a chest contusion:#Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado was removed from today's game with a chest contusion and is considered day-to-day.— Rockies PR (@RockiesPR) September 14, 2014Arenado told...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Season can't end soon enough for Colorado Rockies fans, expect more excuses from the front office soon

Franklin Morales couldn't help the Rockies score runs on Saturday.Every game counts.Baseball purists will talk about how important every game is in a 162 game season. They will point to several seasons in which it came down to the final game, and even on occasion the 163rd game in order to sort it all out.Don't tell a fan of the Colorado Rockies how important all 162 games...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Justin Morneau exits with intercostal soreness

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, whose .315 batting average currently ranks second in the Nationals League, left Friday's 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning with "left-side intercostal soreness" according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. He was replaced by Ben Paulsen.Morneau, whose full line is .315/.359/.485 (OPS+ 121)...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Boone Logan undergoes season-ending surgery

The Colorado Rockies entered a weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a record of 59-87, fourth in the National League West. Although fourth in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Rockies have been hurt by a staff that is 30th in ERA. On pitcher who has had a rough season is Boone Logan, who is done for the season after surgery on his left elbow. #453630680 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Colorado Rockies

For a minute there, the Rockies looked like they were going to be the Cinderella story of the season. After the first week of May, the Rockies were tied for first place in the NL West much to the surprise of everyone. But by the time the All-Star break hit, however, Colorado was tied for last place in the NL West, much to the surprise of no one. Despite an MVP caliber season...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why no one talks about Nolan Arenado even though they should

The Colorado Rockies best kept secret is only a secret if you don’t watch the Rockies play. There aren’t many infielders in the game of baseball today that bring the package that Nolan Arenado does. While he has quietly become one of the best third basemen in the league today, perhaps the scariest thing about Nolan Arenado is that he’s 23 years old. There are a lot of reasons...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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