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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:09:37 EDTRockies general manager Jeff Bridich offered no hints on the future of manager Walt Weiss, whose three-year contract expires when the season ends Sunday, but a decision will come after the two meet next week.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:31:10 EDTAfter the Reds held off a late Cardinals rally Wednesday night, the Giants were in prime position to extend their lead on St. Louis in the National League Wild Card standings. But Tyler Chatwood had other plans.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:11:06 EDTRockies rookie right-handed pitcher Jon Gray's start Thursday night at AT&T Park serves as a chance to hurt the Giants' postseason hopes, but he has too much on his mind to care about that.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:40:18 EDTThis season saw Tyler Chatwood silence crowds from coast to coast. He finished 8-1 with a 1.69 ERA in 80 innings on the road. No one in the Majors with as many innings this season had a better road ERA, and it's the best such figure in Rockies history.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:06:59 EDTPitching in San Francisco, Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood worked eight scoreless frames and picked up the win in a 2-0 decision. In 13 road starts this season, Chatwood is 8-1 with a 1.69 ERA.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:05:34 EDTBuster Posey and Hunter Pence hit solo homers as part of a four-run fifth inning and Matt Moore was almost untouchable on the mound, as the Giants kept pace in the National League Wild Card race with a 12-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:11:19 EDTRockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu went into Tuesday's opener of three games against the Giants with a .350 average, three points ahead of the Nationals' Daniel Murphy. Problem is with Murphy having not started since Sept. 17 and not played since Sept. 20 with a nagging left glute strain, LeMahieu could injure his chances by doing what he likes most -- competing.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:18:52 EDTThe Rockies may have had their best year ever for rookies in 2016. Tyler Anderson, David Dahl, Carlos Estevez, Jon Gray, Trevor Story and Tony Wolters all graduated to Coors Field this season. Jeff Hoffman, German Marquez and Raimel Tapia also made their big league debuts, while Tom Murphy showed impressive power for the second straight September.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:19:07 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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:00:14 EDTIs Walt Weiss to blame for the Rockies' bullpen troubles? What is his future with the club? Beat reporter Thomas Harding answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:13:06 EDTThe Dodgers gave Vin Scully a championship sendoff in his final Dodger Stadium broadcast, as reserve Charlie Culberson blasted a two-out walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning on Sunday to clinch a fourth consecutive National League West crown with a 4-3 win over the Rockies.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:17:19 EDTCarlos Gonzalez's glowing smile was mostly absent on Sunday morning. It only showed when he remembered the beam of the late Jose Fernandez, the Marlins' 24-year-old star pitcher who was tragically killed in a boating accident.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:11:29 EDTThe Rockies' Nolan Arenado put his game preparation aside and absorbed the ceremony for Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, whom he watched and listened to while growing up in Southern California. Then Arenado sent Scully the gift of his power, hoping Scully will send him a signature.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:15:00 EDTArt 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.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:21:14 EDTRockies 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.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:39:11 EDTRockies 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.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:44:41 EDTThe Dodgers trimmed their magic number to one to clinch a fourth consecutive division title (pending the outcome of San Francisco at San Diego) by crushing the Rockies on Saturday night, 14-1, with Clayton Kershaw firing seven scoreless innings and Josh Reddick blasting a grand slam.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:40:35 EDTVin 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:07:40 EDTThe 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:20:50 EDTRockies put on a show for fan's 100th birthday
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:31:16 EDTVin 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:19:31 EDTGerman 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:20:00 EDTEven 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:45:00 EDTRockies 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:02:06 EDTEnjoy this Cardinals-Rockies pregame standoff
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:50:13 EDTWith 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:00:20 EDTBehind 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:39:05 EDTJorge 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.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:02:13 EDTIf 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.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:10:40 EDTCarlos 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.