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3 weeks 6 hours ago

Rockies owner sticking to 90-win prediction

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort raised eyebrows this spring when he said on a Twitter chat that he thought his team could win 90 games so long as his players stayed healthy. Despite losing two-fifths of his starting rotation already with Jhoulys Chacin (shoulder) and Tyler Chatwood...

3 weeks 9 hours ago

Baseball returns to Colorado

Baseball returns to Colorado Friday as the Rockies have their home opener against the Diamondbacks at 2:10 at Coors Field. The Sky Sox return to Security Service Field next Friday, June 11, to host the Round Rock Express.

4 weeks 2 days ago

Nicasio holds White Sox hitless for 5

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Juan Nicasio held the Chicago White Sox hitless for five innings and Jordan Pacheco homered, helping the Colorado Rockies to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday. Nicasio struck out six of the first eight batters and eight overall. He was removed after 82 pitches and walking just...

1 month 22 hours ago

Tulowitzki, Morales lead Rockies past Royals

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki homered, Franklin Morales struck out seven over five innings in a strong audition for a spot in the Colorado rotation and the Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Monday. Tulowitzki wrapped his third homer of spring training around the left field foul pole...

1 month 1 week ago

Anderson goes 5, Rockies hold off Reds 3-2

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Brett Anderson was efficient enough that a scheduled three-inning start turned into a five-inning, one-run outing for Colorado on Wednesday as a Rockies split squad beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. Pitching on three days' rest, Anderson gave up five hits, struck out two and didn't hit...

3 months 1 week ago

Wilton Lopez, Rockies agree at $2.2 million

DENVER (AP) - Wilton Lopez has agreed to a $2.2 million, one-year contract with the Colorado Rockies. The right-hander avoided arbitration by agreeing to the non-guaranteed contract Thursday night. Lopez finished his first year as a member of the Rockies after being acquired from Houston, where he spent his first...

3 months 1 week ago

Franklin Morales, Rockies agree at $1,712,500

DENVER (AP) - Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract for $1,712,500, avoiding arbitration. The Rockies acquired the 27-year-old Morales and right-hander Chris Martin from the Boston Red Sox in December for infielder Jonathan Herrera. Morales first signed with the Rockies in 2002 and pitched...

4 months 5 days ago

Rockies acquire LHP Franklin Morales from Red Sox

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have reacquired left-hander Franklin Morales from the Boston Red Sox for versatile infielder Jonathan Herrera. It was the second trade the Rockies orchestrated on Wednesday. They also picked up outfielder Drew Stubbs from the Cleveland Indians for reliever Josh Outman. Morales is coming off...

4 months 2 weeks ago

CarGo headed back to center field

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons. It'll be Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez. Rockies general manager Bill Geivett said Wednesday that the team plans to shift Gonzalez to center....

4 months 2 weeks ago

Rox trade Fowler to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros have acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-hander Jordan Lyles. Houston will also receive a player to be named in the deal announced Tuesday. The 27-year-old Fowler hit .263 with 18 doubles, 42 RBIs and 19 stolen...

6 months 1 week ago

Rockies, Weiss agree on 3-year extension

DENVER (AP) - Manager Walt Weiss has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Colorado Rockies. He went 74-88 in his first season as manager, a 10-game improvement over the previous season. The 49-year-old Weiss came out of the high school coaching ranks last year on a one-year deal...

6 months 4 weeks ago

Bichette won't return as Rockies hitting coach

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies hitting coach Dante Bichette says he's decided against returning for another season. The former Rockies slugger made the announcement Tuesday. Colorado is hitting a league-leading .271. Bichette had rejoined the organization this year under manager Walt Weiss. Bichette and Weiss had played together. This was...

7 months 4 days ago

Rockies outlast Cardinals in 15, 7-6

DENVER (AP) - Corey Dickerson's RBI triple with one out in the bottom of the 15th inning gave the Colorado Rockies a 7-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits and Troy Tulowitzki and Todd Helton homered for the Rockies in tying the...

7 months 1 week ago

Giants rally for 4-3 win over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt hit consecutive RBI singles in the eighth inning to help the San Francisco Giants edge the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday. The Giants loaded the bases with one out against Matt Belisle (5-7), and Scutaro followed with a tying single into...

7 months 2 weeks ago

Helton, De La Rosa stall Dodgers run

DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night. De La Rosa (16-6) allowed two runs and six hits in...

7 months 2 weeks ago

Nolasco leads Dodgers past Rockies 7-4

DENVER (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched six strong innings, Carl Crawford had a two-run single among three hits to spark the offense in the absence of injured catalyst Yasiel Puig, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win. Puig, who...

7 months 3 weeks ago

Rockies OF Gonzalez on the mend

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez says his sprained right middle finger is feeling better after taking a round of batting practice Tuesday and hopes to soon leave for a rehab assignment. The Colorado Rockies outfielder has been on the disabled list since early August. Gonzalez says the finger remains sore,...

7 months 4 weeks ago

Helton homers as Rockies beat Giants 6-1

DENVER (AP) - Todd Helton homered to move within three hits of 2,500, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Monday night. Juan Nicasio tossed six shutout innings and added an RBI single, and Charlie Blackmon also homered for the Rockies. Buster Posey singled and reached...

8 months 1 week ago

Rockies hit 4 HRs in 6-3 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) - Colorado hit four home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot by Wilin Rosario in the seventh inning, and the Rockies beat the Orioles 6-3 Friday night to extend Baltimore's losing streak to four games. Charlie Culberson, Charlie Blackmon and Todd Helton also homered for the Rockies, who...

9 months 2 days ago

Rockies recall LHP Pomeranz from Double-A Tulsa

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have recalled left-hander Drew Pomeranz from Double-A Tulsa and optioned infielder Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Pomeranz will start Monday's series opener against the Miami Marlins. Pomeranz will be making his second stint with the Rockies after beginning the year at Triple-A Colorado...

9 months 5 days ago

Samardzija pitches Cubs past Rockies, 3-1

DENVER (AP) - Jeff Samardzija pitched effectively into the eighth inning and Anthony Rizzo doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh, leading the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 3-1 Friday night. Alfonso Soriano added a home run, his 17th, and Junior Lake, recalled by Chicago from Triple-A Iowa...

9 months 2 weeks ago

Rockies place Oswalt on DL, recall Blackmon

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have placed pitcher Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. To fill Oswalt's roster spot Monday, the team recalled outfielder Charlie Blackmon from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Blackmon is in his second stint with the Rockies this year. He...

9 months 3 weeks ago

Rockies place OF Fowler on 15-day DL

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise on his right hand. The move is retroactive to June 26. Also, the Rockies reinstated right-hander Edgmer Escalona from the 15-day DL. Fowler suffered a bone bruise swinging against the...

9 months 3 weeks ago

Cuddyer runs hitting streak to 27 games

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer insists he's really not thinking all that much about his team-record 27-game hitting streak. Of the longest hitting streak in the majors this season, Cuddyer says he's simply taking it, "one at-bat at a time, one pitch at a time." Cuddyer and...

9 months 4 weeks ago

Lackey sharp as Red Sox beat Rockies 5-3

BOSTON (AP) - John Lackey struck out a season-high 12 over seven strong innings and Daniel Nava drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 victory Wednesday and a sweep of the two-game series against the Colorado Rockies. Shane Victorino had three hits and Dustin Pedroia...

10 months 2 weeks ago

Bruce homers as Reds beat Rockies 3-0

CINCINNATI (AP) - Bronson Arroyo limited the NL's most prolific offense to four singles in eight innings, and Jay Bruce had a two-run homer among his three hits, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. The Reds have three shutouts in their...

10 months 3 weeks ago

Rockies recall RHP Scahill, option OF Blackmon

DENVER (AP) - Seeking another arm for their taxed bullpen, the Colorado Rockies recalled right-hander Rob Scahill from Triple A Colorado Springs. Outfielder Charlie Blackmon was optioned to Colorado Springs to make room for Scahill, who is up with the Rockies for a third time this season and is available...

11 months 11 hours ago

Michael Cuddyer comes off Rockies' DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have activated outfielder Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day disabled list in time for Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants. As expected, he was starting in right field and batting fifth in the series opener against the reigning World Series champions. Cuddyer had...

11 months 2 days ago

Rockies option Rutledge to Colorado Springs

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have optioned infielder Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs, with outfielder Michael Cuddyer (kuh-DY'-ur) potentially coming off the disabled list Friday. Rutledge opened the season on the Rockies' roster and batted .242 with three doubles, five home runs and 13 RBIs in 43 games....

11 months 3 days ago

Rosario helps Rockies beat D-backs 5-4 in 10

DENVER (AP) - Wilin Rosario drove in Carlos Gonzalez with a one-out single in the 10th inning to lift Colorado past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Tuesday night after the Rockies squandered a late four-run lead. Gonzalez hit a double and reliever Matt Reynolds (0-2) intentionally walked Troy Tulowitzki to...

11 months 1 week ago

Giants rally for 8-6 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Angel Pagan broke a tie with a two-run single in the sixth, Matt Cain settled down after a shaky start and the San Francisco Giants won their 10th straight over Colorado, rallying from a six-run deficit to beat the Rockies 8-6 on Thursday night. Brandon Crawford added...

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