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Arenado joins 'elite' 3B club with 40th homer

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:21:14 EDT

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado became the third third baseman in history to have multiple 40-homer seasons before turning 26 when he went deep against the Dodgers' Josh Fields in the sixth inning Friday night at Dodger Stadium.



Q&A: Howe reflects on his 7 trips to the postseason

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:15:00 EDT

Art Howe spent 33 years as a player, scout, coach and manager in the Major Leagues, and was able to take part in the postseason seven times. He reflects on those experiences in this week's Q&A.



Weiss not speculating on future with Rockies

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:39:11 EDT

Rockies manager Walt Weiss has starred in several stories speculating which managers won't return for 2017, but Weiss won't participate in the rumors because he holds at least part of the answer.



Arenado's 40th homer not enough to top LA

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:40:35 EDT

Vin Scully Appreciation Night started with an emotional pregame tribute for the retiring Hall of Fame announcer and ended with a 5-2 Dodgers win over the Rockies on Friday night, cutting their magic number to win the National League West to two while extending the lead over the Giants to seven games with eight to play.



Bettis on a roll for battle with Kershaw, Dodgers

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:23:42 EDT

Go ahead, try to find a combination of starting pitcher, stadium and broadcaster more beloved to their fanbase than Clayton Kershaw, Dodger Stadium and Vin Scully is to Dodgers fans. Those three will be on display together for one final time on Saturday night, as the Dodgers continue their final homestand and Vin Scully Weekend against the Rockies.



Starting at bottom, Gray rises to top of rotation

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:07:40 EDT

The moment is permanently etched in Rockies right-hander Jon Gray's memory. Winless in 11 big league starts, having allowed 11 earned runs in 8 2/3 innings in his first two starts this season, Gray began start No. 3 by giving up back-to-back singles to Jon Jay and Wil Myers in San Diego to open the bottom of the first inning May 2, and Matt Kemp doubled them home.



Rockies let game slip away in tense late innings

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:31:16 EDT

Vin Scully Weekend at Dodger Stadium doesn't officially start until Friday, but the Dodgers got the celebration started early Thursday night with a 7-4 comeback win over Colorado, Yasmani Grandal's two homers cutting the magic number to win the National League West to four.



Rockies put on a show for fan's 100th birthday

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:20:50 EDT

Rockies put on a show for fan's 100th birthday



Rockies' Top 30 Prospects list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:19:07 EDT

Who 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.



Big blasts power Marquez to first career win

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:19:31 EDT

German Marquez was exceptional in his first Major League start, and Nolan Arenado's grand slam powered the Rockies past the Cardinals, 11-1, at Coors Field on Wednesday. The loss kept the Cardinals tied with the Giants and Mets for the two National League Wild Card spots.



RBI-leader Arenado's slam catalyzes Rockies

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:20:00 EDT

Even if his name doesn't appear high on voters' lists for the National League Most Valuable Player Award, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is happy to just keep contributing for his team. Wednesday was no exception, as he led the way offensively in a 11-1 win over the Cardinals with a grand slam in a 2-for-3 afternoon at Coors Field.



Cole OK, but sits after being hit during BP

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:45:00 EDT

Rockies third-base coach Stu Cole was taken to the hospital after being struck in the head by a ball while throwing batting practice prior to Tuesday night's 10-5 loss to the Cardinals.



Cardinals, Rockies battle it out in the form of a pregame standoff

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:02:06 EDT

Enjoy this Cardinals-Rockies pregame standoff



Blackmon sets Rockies' mark for leadoff RBIs

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:50:13 EDT

With a home run in the fifth inning of the Rockies' 10-5 loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday night, center fielder Charlie Blackmon set the franchise record for RBIs by a Colorado leadoff hitter.



Rockies can't power past Cards despite 3 HRs

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:00:20 EDT

Behind a career-high four RBIs from Adam Wainwright, the Cardinals held on to a National League Wild Card spot with a 10-4 victory over the Rockies on Tuesday night at Coors Field.



Rox's rotation should follow De La Rosa's lead

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:39:05 EDT

Jorge De La Rosa was a 10-year baseball journeyman, who spent the bulk of his time bouncing around in the Minor Leagues with the D-backs, Red Sox, Brewers and Royals, when the Rockies decided to give him a shot. In spring 2008, Colorado acquired him from Kansas City to complete a trade for Ramon Ramirez.



LeMahieu all about team goals, not batting title

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:02:13 EDT

If Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu's plate appearances, which double as clinics in situational hitting, fly under the radar, it's time to recalibrate the device.



Rox battle back, but can't catch Cards

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:10:40 EDT

Carlos Martinez powered himself to his career-high 15th win with a fourth-inning double, as the Cardinals topped the Rockies, 5-3, at Coors Field on Monday and moved into a tie for the second National League Wild Card spot.



Scuffling as starter, Hoffman to finish '16 in 'pen

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:38:58 EDT

Rockies right-handed prospect Jeff Hoffman, who has struggled with his execution through his first five Major League starts, will finish the season in the bullpen.



5-run 4th leads Rockies to sweep of Padres

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:29:36 EDT

Mark Reynolds smacked a two-run homer, and the Rockies used their patience to chase Jarred Cosart before he could finish the fourth inning, as Colorado topped the Padres, 6-3, at Coors Field on Sunday for their first sweep of the Padres since Aug. 5-7, 2014.



Reynolds out for season with broken left hand

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:57:30 EDT

Rockies first baseman Mark Reynolds left Sunday's game against the Padres after Jose Dominguez hit him on the left wrist in the fifth inning.



Ottavino out to solve struggles vs. lefty hitters

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:54:55 EDT

Sunday afternoon, like most games this time of year against teams with expanded rosters, was another chance for Rockies closer Adam Ottavino to address his greatest weakness.



Murphy shows off power during big league stint

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:37:13 EDT

After early-season struggles, Rockies rookie catcher Tom Murphy has become a new hitter. With mechanical adjustments to his swing, Murphy has become a major threat at the plate and a potential long-term piece for the team.



Gray dominates Padres in record-setting CG

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 02:23:18 EDT

Rockies starter Jon Gray set a club record with 16 strikeouts -- including a club record six straight in the second and third innings -- and catcher Tom Murphy led the Colorado offense with a pair of home runs and five RBIs.



Gray sets Rockies record with 16-K shutout

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 01:08:08 EDT

The punch-outs came in record-setting bunches for Rockies rookie Jon Gray, who achieved a club single-game record 16 strikeouts in his first career shutout and complete game -- an 8-0 victory over the Padres on Saturday night.



Statcast of the Day: Coors boost Exhibit A

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:51:17 EDT

Nolan Arenado's 444-foot homer turned heads Saturday night, but it may have gotten an extra boost from the "Coors Field Effect."



Rockies in awe of impressive hail on Friday

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:54:53 EDT

Outfielder Raimel Tapia expected to experience some firsts when the Rockies called him up this month. But Friday night's unexpected hailstorm during the ninth inning of an 8-7 victory over the Padres wasn't on his list.



Rockies rain on Padres' parade with rally in ninth

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:38:41 EDT

Just when it seemed the Rockies were headed for yet another loss to the Padres, lightning struck. After the ninth inning was delayed 38 minutes by a storm of hail, rain and, yes, lightning, pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso capped off a ninth-inning comeback with a single to deep center for an 8-7 victory.



Descalso a vital veteran presence for Rockies

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:22:00 EDT

Rockies infielder Daniel Descalso has been extremely valuable in the second and final year of his $3.6 million deal. Friday was another example of his strong play with a pinch-hit walk-off single off the center-field wall in the Rockies' 8-7 win over the Padres at Coors Field.



Weinstein's new challenge: managing Israel

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 09:20:38 EDT

Jerry Weinstein is an admitted baseball lifer, always looking for a new challenge, even as he nears his 74th birthday.



Hoffman's emergence reminds Weiss of Gray

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:20:14 EDT

A large part of the Rockies' resurgence this season can be credited to the emergence of their young pitchers. Last August, Colorado called up 2013's No. 3 overall pick, right-hander Jon Gray, who made nine starts at the end of the season. This August, they turned to the ninth pick of the 2014 draft, right-hander Jeff Hoffman.



Young standout: Tapia brings flair to Rockies

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:19:11 EDT

Outfielder Raimel Tapia captured Rockies fans' imaginations long before he arrived in the Majors on Sept. 2 and caught their eye.



Blackmon flirts with cycle in slugfest vs. D-backs

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:28:23 EDT

For the second straight night, Jean Segura smacked a pair of home runs to key an offensive outburst by the D-backs, who beat the Rockies, 11-6, on Wednesday night to record their first series sweep at Chase Field this season.



Rockies open 2017 season against familiar foe

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:20:29 EDT

The Rockies' 2017 schedule begins April 3 with the start of a four-game set at Milwaukee -- where they'll open for the fourth time in seven seasons. The club also has decided to begin their Sunday day games an hour earlier than they did this season.



Dahl building stamina for Major League grind

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:54:23 EDT

Slight left elbow soreness limited Rockies rookie David Dahl to one at-bat in three games going into Wednesday, another game he didn't start. But Dahl is generally proud of how he has held up through the most playing time of his career.



Frustrating season hasn't deterred Motte

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:54:51 EDT

Veteran reliever Jason Motte retired the only batter he faced Tuesday in the eighth inning of a loss to the D-backs, as he returned to the mound for the first time since July 25. He had been on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain.



Blackmon homers, but Rockies fall to D-backs

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:58:11 EDT

Jean Segura hit two home runs and Brandon Drury added another as the D-backs rolled to victory over the Rockies on Tuesday. The Rockies took a 3-0 lead in the first and also got a home run from Charlie Blackmon, but it went for naught in the loss.



Rockies' Bettis perfecting the fast finish

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:24:21 EDT

Last year, Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis went 4-2 with a 3.33 ERA from July 12 to season's end, and compiled a 1.50 ERA in his final four starts. This year, from June 15 to Monday, Bettis was 8-1 with a 3.99 ERA. His wins were tied for third-most among National League starters.