Padres look for 2nd win in a row vs Rockies

The Colorado Rockies opened their lengthiest road trip of the season with their lineup looking right at home, but a visit to the San Diego Padres immediately thwarted that momentum - similar to years past.The Rockies' potent lineup hopes to figure out the confines of Petco Park on Tuesday night, where they have dropped nearly 80 percent of their games to the last-place Padres since...
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Pipeline preview: Rockies' Marquez makes start for Hartford

After homering in three of his past four games, Hunter Dozier joins Atlanta's Lucas Sims as top prospects in action on Tuesday.
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Eddie Butler Makes First Start of Season for Colorado Rockies

Eddie Butler will take the mound for the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night as they continue a three-game road series against the San Diego Padres. For Butler, it will mark his first start for the Rockies since August 13. He gave up six runs in four innings against the New York Mets, capping a nightmarish […] Eddie Butler Makes First Start of Season for Colorado Rockies - Rox Pile...
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5 hours ago

LeMahieu's attempted steal of third backfires

Heady Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu let his mind get in his way during the fifth inning of Monday night's 2-1 loss to the Padres at Petco Park.
12 hours ago

Jon Gray Dazzles But Colorado Bats Sputter in Loss

In the finest performance of his professional career, Jon Gray was once again the recipient of some unfortunate circumstances. This time, it was the inability of the Colorado Rockies to score when the opportunities presented themselves. Gray struck out a career-high 11 batters and retired 16 consecutive Padres at one point but still couldn’t earn […] Jon Gray Dazzles But Colorado...
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13 hours ago

Trevor Story: The One Thing He Wants to Improve Upon

It’s been a whirlwind first month in Major League Baseball for Trevor Story. Yet as another award was bestowed upon him on Monday, the Colorado Rockies rookie shortstop continued to show his approach to the game is far beyond his age. Story became the first Colorado rookie since Ian Stewart in 2008 to earn National […] Trevor Story: The One Thing He Wants to Improve Upon - Rox...
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17 hours ago

Parker named Rockies' Honorary Bat Girl

Katie Parker of Rapid City, S.D., used her unexpected diagnosis of breast cancer as an impetus to educate others, and the Rockies recognized her for doing so by naming her their 2016 Honorary Bat Girl.
17 hours ago

Is Nolan Arenado the best power hitter in the majors?

Nolan Arenado might be doing something that no Rockies player has ever done before. Nolan Arenado might be the best power hitter in baseball, and this isn't getting as much attention as it should. Arenado has now homered in four off his last five games, he leads all of baseball in home runs (11), total bases (66), and RBI (25). He's also coming off a season in which he tied Bryce...
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20 hours ago

Rockies' road record tops team's April trends

Welcome to Five Things! Every Monday I'll take a look at some trends from the past week in Rockies land. In this week's edition of Five Things I took a look at the Colorado Rockies' April trends and came up with five good and five bad ones. They won more games on the road than at home, led the league in power numbers and the pitching staff is struggling, but there are a few bright...
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23 hours ago

Colorado Rockies prospect Jeff Hoffman receives praise from coaches

Rockies news and links for Monday May 2, 2016. Inside Isotopes Pitching with Coach Darryl Scott | Rockies Zingers J.J. Buck has an insightful interview with Isotopes pitching coach Darryl Scott. In particular, Scott has a lot of great things to say about Jeff Hoffman's command and curveball.  "You don't see too many young pitchers that have that kind of curveball or...
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1 day ago

Arenado hits 11th, Parra homers as Rockies sweep Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) Nolan Arenado has a power-hitting rookie for a teammate who has grabbed a lot of the headlines for the Colorado Rockies this season. Of course, Arenado's performance has been praise-worthy as well. The 2015 All-Star had two hits, including his major league-leading 11th home run, and three RBIs in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is hitting .305 and...
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Trevor Story ties MLB rookie record for home runs in month

Trevor Story blasted his tenth home run in April and etched his way into the record books on Friday night. He went two-for-four at the plate, and one of those hits left the park in the fifth inning of the game at Chase Field. Story connected with a pitch from Robbie Ray and showed he’s not slowing down anytime soon. His tenth round-tripper in the month tied Jose Abreu’s MLB record...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies reignite fierce debate over whether a hot dog is a sandwich

Is a hot dog a sandwich? It's a divisive topic, and on Wednesday the Colorado Rockies sparked a spirited debate on Twitter with one very well crafted and troll-ish tweet. Things quickly got very heated in the Rockies' mentions.Evidence that a hot dog is a sandwich: It's "meat" corralled by bread.Evidence that a hot dog is not a sandwich: It's a hot dog.
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They’ve Adjusted to Trevor Story

They say you can’t predict baseball, but that’s nonsense. You can’t predict all of baseball, but you can definitely predict some of baseball. One of those predictions that any one of us could’ve made: There was no way Trevor Story was going to keep that up. It was so obvious that even saying it would’ve been empty. Pointless. The prediction was essentially implied by the...
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Nolan Arenado Looks Like He’s Up to Something

We’ve gotten to see many sides of Nolan Arenado over the past two years. The maker of ridiculous defensive plays. The hitter of a multitude of home runs. The effusive trotter of the base paths. With regard to his plate discipline, however, Arenado hasn’t changed much since he got to the majors. To call him a “free swinger” doesn’t really do him justice: between 2014 and...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t test the arm of Gerardo Parra; Jay Bruce tested it and failed

A huge key to being a big league outfielder is having a strong arm. Colorado Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra showed his off Monday night in Cincinnati, and the Reds’ Jay Bruce was his latest victim. Bruce sent a ball into the gap in left-center in the fifth inning, and at worst, Bruce had a stand-up double. But the ball got away, and Parra seemed to have misplayed the ball off...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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