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1 month 3 weeks ago

Rockies recall Kyle Parker from Triple-A

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies recalled utility player Kyle Parker from Triple-A Colorado Springs before their game Tuesday night against San Diego. To make room for Parker, the team optioned left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande to the Sky Sox. Flande went 0-2 with a 7.36 ERA in three starts since...

1 month 3 weeks ago

Kennedy pitches Padres past Rockies 6-1

DENVER (AP) - Ian Kennedy pitched seven sharp innings, Rene Rivera hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the sixth and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Monday night in a game that included a 56-minute weather delay. Chase Headley added four hits for San Diego, including...

1 month 4 weeks ago

Desmond's homer lifts Nationals past Rockies 4-3

WASHINGTON (AP) - After a replay review, Ian Desmond's solo homer provided the go-ahead run and the Washington Nationals rallied from a three-run deficit for 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, sweeping the three-game series. Jayson Werth also homered for Washington, which has won a season-high five...

1 month 4 weeks ago

Rockies acquire RHP Jair Jurrjens from Reds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have acquired right-hander Jair Jurrjens from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league first baseman Harold Riggins. Jurrjens signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati in May, and was 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA at Triple-A Louisville. He has a 53-37 record with...

1 month 4 weeks ago

Strasburg, Nationals flatten Rockies 7-1

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stephen Strasburg bounced back from his worst outing of the season with 7 2-3 dominant innings, and Jayson Werth had two doubles and three RBIs in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Anthony Rendon added a two-run double for Washington, which...

2 months 7 hours ago

Rockies place RHP Jhoulys Chacin on DL

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies' beleaguered starting rotation took another blow as right-hander Jhoulys Chacin was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday with an inflamed shoulder. Chacin becomes the sixth starter out of commission for the Rockies. The team has already used 12 different starters this season. The...

2 months 3 days ago

Weeks, Peralta help Brewers beat Rockies 7-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Rickie Weeks had three hits, including a leadoff home run, and Wily Peralta won his fifth consecutive start as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Thursday night. Weeks homered on the first pitch from Colorado starter Christian Friedrich (0-2). Aramis Ramirez followed later in the...

2 months 1 week ago

Rockies place McKenry on bereavement list

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies placed catcher Michael McKenry on the bereavement list and selected the contract of catcher Jackson Williams from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Williams will be available for the game Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. McKenry is hitting .298 in 16 games with the Rockies...

2 months 1 week ago

Rockies' Masset suspended 3 games

Pitcher Nick Masset of the Colorado Rockies has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Evan Gattis of the Atlanta Braves, with a warning in place, in the top of the ninth inning of the Thursday, June 12th game at Coors Field in...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Rockies recall LHP Matzek, send down RHP Bettis

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have recalled left-hander Tyler Matzek from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned right-hander Chad Bettis to the Sky Sox. Matzek will start Wednesday's game against Atlanta in his major league debut. Matzek is the fifth Rockies pitcher to make his major league debut this season...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Rockies sign 1st-round draft pick Freeland

DENVER (AP) - First-round draft pick Kyle Freeland signed with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, less than a week after the club made the left-handed pitcher the eighth overall selection. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Freeland was 10-2 with a 1.90 ERA for the University of Evansville...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Rockies OF Gonzalez has tumor removed from finger

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez had a small tumor removed from his left index finger Tuesday during a procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. Gonzalez underwent exploratory surgery with Dr. Thomas Graham and a growth was found beneath the sheath around the muscle. Rockies head athletic trainer...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Floyd pitches Braves past Rockies 3-1

DENVER (AP) - Gavin Floyd pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win since returning last month from reconstructive surgery on his right elbow, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Monday night. Floyd, who was limited to five starts last season while with the...

3 months 2 days ago

Tulowitzki leads NL All-Star voting

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who paces the Majors in batting average (.373), on-base percentage (.476), slugging percentage (.720) and runs scored (45), leads all National League players in the first balloting figures for the 85th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 15th at Target Field in Minnesota....

3 months 3 days ago

Rockies beat Phillies 6-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Wilin Rosario hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Drew Stubbs went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for the Rockies,...

3 months 1 week ago

Giants, Rockies suspended due to rain

DENVER (AP) - The game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants was suspended after the second rain delay Thursday, with the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning. A makeup date was still being determined. The Giants next visit Coors Field on Sept. 1-3. The...

3 months 1 week ago

Rockies activate Cuddyer from disabled list

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies activated outfielder Michael Cuddyer before their game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. The reigning NL batting champion has been out for a month with a strained left hamstring. The 35-year-old Cuddyer said it "feels good to get back on the field and...

3 months 3 weeks ago

Rangers rebound for 5-0 win over Rockies

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder homered, Matt Harrison earned his first win of the season and the Texas Rangers beat Colorado 5-0 Thursday night after being overwhelmed by the Rockies the previous three games. Harrison (1-0) and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, the Rangers' major league-best seventh shutout....

3 months 4 weeks ago

Rockies place Rutledge on DL, recall Wheeler

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies infielder Josh Rutledge has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a viral infection. To fill his roster spot, the Rockies recalled infielder Ryan Wheeler from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday. Rutledge began the season with Colorado Springs before he was called up April...

4 months 5 days ago

Rockies sign Betancourt to minor league deal

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have agreed to terms with Rafael Betancourt on a minor league deal, the team announced via Twitter. Betancourt is recovering from Tommy John surgery. He's been working out at the Rockies' spring training facilities in Arizona with hopes of returning to the team at...

4 months 3 weeks 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...

4 months 3 weeks 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.

5 months 5 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...

5 months 6 days 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...

5 months 2 weeks 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...

7 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...

7 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...

8 months 1 week 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...

8 months 3 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....

8 months 3 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...

10 months 2 weeks 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...

11 months 5 days 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...

11 months 1 week 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...

11 months 2 weeks 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...

11 months 3 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...

11 months 3 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...

1 year 2 days 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,...

1 year 3 days 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...

1 year 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...

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