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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:34:21 EDTWith first place in the National League West at stake this weekend in Arizona, the Rockies are trying to move forward from a 16-5 loss to the Nationals on Thursday that pushed them to their first three-game losing streak of 2017.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:25:11 EDTThe Nationals came through Denver knowing they wouldn't have Max Scherzer or Stephen Strasburg to quiet the first-place Rockies, but Gio Gonzalez became the latest to halt the Colorado bats while leading Washington to an unprecedented ninth win to cap a 10-game road trip as the Nats ran away to a 16-5 win Thursday.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:40:25 EDTIan Desmond will return to the scene of the crime, so to speak, in an extended Spring Training game at Salt River Fields on Friday, where he'll take his first live at-bats since fracturing his left hand there nearly eight weeks ago.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:39:24 EDTIt all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:13:05 EDTExit velocity, launch angle and other technology-driven tracking measurements were merely in theory when Vinny Castilla was in the Majors. But in conjunction with Weather & Science Day at Coors Field, and through his own sheer curiosity, the Rockies' special front office assistant put his swing to the Statcast™ test.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:10:11 EDTThe top teams in the National League West will meet for the first time in 2017 as the Rockies open a three-game series against the D-backs on Friday at Chase Field. The D-backs won the series, 10-9, in their 19 meetings last year.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:05:15 EDTA young Rockies rotation that has weathered attrition early showed further signs of vulnerability in an 11-4 loss on Wednesday night to the Nationals.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:12 EDTWho do the Rockies have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Colorado's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:25:29 EDTDaniel Murphy, Trea Turner, Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper each had huge nights, combining to go 12-for-19 as the Nationals clobbered the Rockies, 11-4, on Wednesday night.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:27:30 EDTA Rockies bullpen that has shown significant improvement from last season will be without one of its key contributors, as the club placed left-hander Mike Dunn on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with back spasms.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:01:46 EDTRockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez entered Tuesday's 15-12 loss to the Nationals batting just .214 with one home run in 19 games. But on a chilly and wet night at Coors Field, where a number of drives by Rockies hitters ended in a Nationals glove at the warning track, Gonzalez blasted a 436-foot homer in the second inning off Washington starter Joe Ross.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:37:23 EDTOn a damp and frigid Tuesday night at Coors Field, Trea Turner swung the hottest bat, hitting for the cycle and driving in a career-high seven runs in the Nationals' 15-12 victory over the Rockies. Washington has won eight of its last nine games.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:13:34 EDTTony Wolters, who made his 11th start in Monday's 8-4 win over the Nationals, elevated his batting average to .351 after going 3-for-4 with his first RBI of 2017, a significant uptick from his .259 clip of a year ago, even with a small sample size thus far.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:21:17 EDTThe anticipation of who would temporarily take Jon Gray's rotation spot ended on Monday, when German Marquez strolled through the clubhouse. Marquez, the Rockies' No. 4 prospect, will start Tuesday's game against the Nats on a 90-pitch threshold, manager Bud Black said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:57:02 EDTCharlie Blackmon extended his hit streak to nine games and hit a go-ahead homer to cap a comeback, and the Rockies powered past the Nationals, 8-4, in the opener of a four-game series on Monday at Coors Field featuring the teams with the National League's best records.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:35:16 EDTIan Desmond took roughly 25 cuts in his first batting practice since being hit by a 93-mph fastball in a Cactus League game on March 12 and undergoing surgery. He also ran the bases, shagged fly balls in the outfield and fielded grounders at first.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:11:42 EDTPosting zeroes has become the norm for Class A Kane County's Jon Duplantier in the first month of the Minor League season. On Monday, the D-backs' No. 8 prospect fired five dominant frames to extend his scoreless innings streak to 20 1/3 to begin the season.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:11:03 EDTThe Rockies had just put the finishing touches on their first three-game sweep of the Giants at home in 15 years. They had matched the second-best start in franchise history, a 13-6 record that is one win shy of that early-season surge in 1997 and in line with what they did to open the 2011 and '13 campaigns.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:19:01 EDTThe Colorado Rockies rewrote club history Sunday while adding another chapter to a season brimming with potential by defeating the San Francisco Giants, 8-0.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:59:16 EDTIn his fourth start, Rockies rookie Kyle Freeland put up seven goose eggs at Coors Field, shutting out the Giants and securing a series sweep with an 8-0 victory, scattering six hits and just one walk while striking out three. He retired the first 11 batters he faced, nine of them on groundouts.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:16:35 EDTHe hasn't played in a game since a Cactus League appearance nearly six weeks ago, but Ian Desmond continues to make headlines as the Rockies await his debut in purple pinstripes and his first regular-season appearance at first base.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:20:45 EDTFor Rockies rookie right-hander Antonio Senzatela, facing the Giants spurs growth. On Saturday night -- for the second time in a week -- Senzatela threw seven stellar innings while shutting down the Giants, this time in a 12-3 victory at Coors Field.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:21:19 EDTRockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon said Giants lefty pitcher Matt Moore "mixes it up pretty well and throws a lot of strikes." To prepare for Saturday's clash with Moore, Blackmon took swings in the batting cage from a lefty who could mix pitches with control. That pitcher is Rockies manager Bud Black.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:18:51 EDTRockies manager Bud Black helped sell tickets
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:26:05 EDTThe Colorado Rockies packed their offense into Friday night's fourth inning, as Trevor Story's grand slam preceded Charlie Blackmon's two-run, inside-the-park homer in a 6-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:22:05 EDTThe Colorado Rockies ran the gamut of home runs in Friday night's fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants, as Trevor Story hit a grand slam and Charlie Blackmon hustled out an inside-the-park job to fuel a six-run outburst and put the Rockies ahead, 6-3.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:36:29 EDTWhile the Giants were reeling after the loss of ace Madison Bumgarner to bruised ribs and a shoulder AC sprain following an off-day dirt bike accident in Denver, the Rockies reveled in their strong start despite the number of their own key players on the disabled list.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDTMLB.com sat down with Rockies senior vice president and general manager Jeff Bridich at Salt River Fields during the final days of Spring Training to discuss his career, why signing a shortstop/outfielder to be the Rockies' new first baseman was a good idea, and why Nolan Arenado may be one of the game's most anonymous superstars.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:25:46 EDTIt was a good night, it was a bad night and it was even a slightly controversial night for Rockies starter Tyler Anderson.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:40:46 EDTA lineup filled with reserves provided enough support for Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to beat the Rockies and left-handed starter Tyler Anderson, 4-2, Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:25:31 EDTRockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left the game vs. the Dodgers on Wednesday night after being struck on the right hand by a Clayton Kershaw pitch in the fourth inning.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:17:01 EDTIf the Rockies were having a sluggish April, they'd have plenty of ways to rationalize it.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:38:01 EDTMake it three straight scoreless starts for Class A Advanced Buies Creek's Franklin Perez.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:20:36 EDTThis is lofty territory, the terrain generally reserved for the likes of Mike Trout and Bryce Harper: best position player in baseball.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:45:13 EDTNolan Arenado homered twice, Trevor Story went deep once and the Colorado bullpen pitched five innings Tuesday night to hold off the Dodgers, 4-3, at Dodger Stadium.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:13:38 EDTThe Rockies made a couple of roster moves prior to Tuesday night's game against the Dodgers, one very expected and one less so.