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Mark Reynolds Brings Solid Defensive Presence to Rockies

When Mark Reynolds was signed in the offseason by the Colorado Rockies, most expected the veteran infielder to be an asset at the plate. Few, however, realized the defensive stability he would bring to the Colorado infield at first base. “We’ve seen the defense. He’s been a plus defender for us,” said Colorado manager Walt […] Mark Reynolds Brings Solid Defensive Presence...
Via Roxpile
40 minutes ago

Back to riding the bus in Modesto, Tyler Matzek puts aside his pride to save his career

The Rockies' lefty is in the middle of a long road back to Denver, but at least one thing is certain: he's saying all the right things. Modesto, Calif. -- It's not a stretch to say the last 18 months have been among the most difficult in Tyler Matzek's life. The lefty is just 25 years old, still young enough to impact the Colorado Rockies again one day, and yet a maddening inability...
Via Purple Row
5 hours ago

Carlos Gonzalez finds himself in loss to Giants

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies blew a late lead Saturday, but while the bullpen floundered, Carlos Gonzalez soared. Coming into the game manager Walt...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

Rockies bullpen flounders late in loss to Giants

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies were just six outs away from defeating the San Francisco Giants for a second straight day; however, the bullpen could...
Via Mile High Sports
6 hours ago

Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino one step closer to returning after facing live hitters

News and links around the Colorado Rockies for Sunday, May 29, 2016. It's nearly June, Adam Ottavino is nearly back with the Rockies (well, OK, another few weeks), and we're nearly ready to do our next PuRPs voting list (well, OK, another few weeks again). Point is, time is flying, the season is flying by, and we're already nearly a third of the way through the damn thing when it...
Via Purple Row
6 hours ago

Sunday Notes: Rockies’ Bettis, Padres, Adonis, IBBs, more

Chad Bettis throws both a cutter and a slider. Or maybe he throws cutters but not sliders? That determination largely depends on how you parse pitches. Whatever your opinion, you probably won’t get much of an argument from him. The Rockies right-hander isn’t 100% sure himself. “Both,” was Bettis’s initial answer to my ‘Cutter or slider?’ question. That was followed...
Via Fangraphs
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' comeback negated by Posey's 2nd HR

Buster Posey's second three-run homer of the game keyed a six-run eighth inning as the Giants won for the 14th time in the last 16 games, 10-5, over the Rockies at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon.
Via mlb.com
20 hours ago

Rockies looking to break through vs. Cueto

The Rockies will have their hands full Sunday against the Giants, facing a pitcher they've historically had trouble against in Johnny Cueto. The right-hander comes into Colorado with an 18 1/3-inning scoreless streak against the team.
Via mlb.com
23 hours ago

Rockies prospects Parker French, Josh Fuentes join the Modesto Nuts after Low-A dominance

Modesto Nuts news, notes, interviews, recaps, and scouting videos in the California League for the week of May 21-27, 2016. Modesto, Calif. -- A four-game sweep at the hands of the worst team in the California League isn't the ideal way to start off a week of baseball, but the Colorado Rockies' High-A affiliate recovered as much as they could the last seven days, winning a 15-inning...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Adam Ottavino feeling good on the road to recovery

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino threw live batting practice for the first time on his road to recovery from Tommy John surgery, and...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Chatwood leads Rockies to 5-2 win over sizzling Giants

DENVER (AP) Tyler Chatwood threw seven masterful innings, Charlie Blackmon had one of Colorado's three run-scoring doubles and the Rockies beat San Francisco 5-2 on Friday night to end the Giants' 10-game winning streak against NL West teams. It was San Francisco's longest streak versus the division since capturing 10 straight in August 1982. Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story had...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
3 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
6 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
8 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
11 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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