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A better future is in store for the Colorado Rockies pitching staff

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies pitching staff has been much improved in 2016 — well, at least to their standards — and it will only be getting better...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours ago

Antonio Senzatela pitches well in return from the disabled list for the Hartford Yard Goats

The pitcher took the mound for the first time in over a month. A full night of action in the Colorado Rockies' farm system on Monday night yielded three wins from their full season affiliates, with only High-A Modesto coming up on the short end of the stick. The most notable development of the night was the return of No. 9 PuRP Antonio Senzatela, who had been out since he had trouble...
Via Purple Row
4 hours ago

The Rockies are 'more relaxed' with infield shifts, but players remain skeptical

The infield shift is evolving, and the Rockies are evolving along with it. When I first wrote about the Rockies and the shift in April 2014 (about the 2013 season), I concluded that while the Rockies didn’t shift very much the previous year, they still did pretty well at turning groundballs into outs. That was because they had great defenders: Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado...
Via Purple Row
5 hours ago

Tuesday Rockpile: Colorado Rockies pitcher Jordan Lyles discusses pitch that hit Ryan Vogelsong in the eye

Lyles said the pitch that knocked his counterpart out of the game yesterday was unintentional and got away from him. Jordan Lyles explains what happened on pitch that hit Ryan Vogelsong in head - The Denver PostPatrick Saunders talked with Rockies pitcher Jordan Lyles about his pitch in the second inning that hit Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong in the face. Lyles said he was simple...
Via Purple Row
6 hours ago

Versatile Rusin proves valuable out of bullpen

Chris Rusin figures no matter when the Rockies ask him to pitch, his job is the same. The left-hander handled that job well with 4 2/3 scoreless innings during Colorado's 6-3 loss to the Pirates on Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
Via mlb.com
22 hours ago

Colorado Rockies Drop Series Finale to Pittsburgh

After being recently recalled from Triple-A to help the Colorado Rockies overcome some injury concerns in the pitching department, Jordan Lyles had the chance on Monday to show that he had improved during his time in Albuquerque. However, his spot start against the Pittsburgh Pirates did anything but that. Lyles allowed six runs and five […] Colorado Rockies Drop Series Finale...
Via Roxpile
22 hours ago

De La Rosa returns as Rockies head to Fenway

Veteran lefty Jorge De La Rosa returns to the Rockies' rotation Tuesday at Fenway Park, where he will be greeted by a Red Sox lineup that has shown it is motivated to score big behind lefty David Price in an Interleague opener.
Via mlb.com
22 hours ago

Francis, Kent to represent Rockies at Draft

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.
Via mlb.com
23 hours ago

WATCH: Ryan Vogelsong hit in face with pitch, carted off

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning after being hit in the face by a pitch. Vogelsong was batting with the bases loaded and one out in the second inning when Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles appeared to strike him in the face with a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong fell immediately in the batter’s box, where...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No doubting Trevor Story is the Rockies’ shortstop

PITTSBURGH — The Colorado Rockies are dancing around the question of what to do with Jose Reyes once his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic abuse policy ends May 31. “It’s something we’re still working through,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. Reyes, the veteran shortstop, is currently working out at the Rockies’ extended spring training program...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

The Colorado Rockies bullpen continues to grow stronger

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Rockies are starting off hot this summer and the bullpen is about to add some arms that could propel them to the promise land. The Rockies...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Colorado Rockies: Mock Draft Monday, Version 2

Welcome to the second installment of our Mock Draft Monday where we will take a look at who the Colorado Rockies just might take when the Major League Baseball draft begins on Thursday, June 9. We’re one week closer to MLB teams casting their collective die to see which players they believe are the future […] Colorado Rockies: Mock Draft Monday, Version 2 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile...
Via Roxpile
1 day ago

Colorado Rockies Season Predictions from MLB The Show 16

According to most analysts, the Colorado Rockies aren’t suppose to compete until 2017 at the earliest. A full season simulation in the PlayStation 4 game, MLB The Show 16 suggests these 2016 Rockies are ready to compete now. If you’re a baseball fanatic, but aren’t into gaming, MLB The Show 16 is definitely worth adventuring outside of […] Colorado Rockies Season Predictions...
Via Roxpile
1 day ago

Bergman goes on DL as Rockies shake up bullpen

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed reliever Christian Bergman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and moved around pitchers to shake up their bullpen. Bergman was injured Thursday night in the Rockies' 13-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He is 1-3 with 5.89 in nine games, including one start. Before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies sending Jose Reyes to extended spring training

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Colorado Rockies are sending Jose Reyes to extended spring training with no firm plan for when he's eligible to return June 1. Reyes has been suspended without pay under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. The team will make him available to media on Thursday at its spring training complex in Scottsdale, Ariz. The team said it would be the lone...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright looks to bounce back against Rockies

No matter what others may think of Adam Wainwright's rough start, no one is taking it harder than he is. His disappointment is understandable following an offseason of getting his stamina back after having most of his 2015 season wiped out because of injury.Now he's trying to wipe the slate clean.The right-hander's success against the Colorado Rockies isn't something he'll want to...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies hot stretch

The Colorado Rockies are now in second place in the NL West standings after jumping the Los Angeles Dodgers. Colorado is riding a season high five game winning streak including a sweeping of the New York Mets. Leadoff man Charlie Blackmon has got Colorado heading in the right direction by giving middle of the order guys a chance to bring him in as he’s posting a .435 on base percentage...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Jose Reyes edition

16 more days until the Colorado Rockies’ 2015 acquisition Jose Reyes is available to play after serving his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. The problem is the Rockies already have a shortstop who has been producing a lot of offense and is slightly-above-average defense. Trevor Story had a record setting April and continues his offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is a ghost hunter

Jon Gray is one of the few bright spots on a bad Colorado Rockies team, and could be the ace of that rotation one day soon. But, that’s not what we’re interested in today. Gray is a ghost hunter! No, not like those potentially fake Ghost Hunters from the SyFy channel, but a real life ghost hunter. He talked about it Thursday on MLB Network Radio, and well… The hosts of this...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes suspended through May 31 by MLB

Major League Baseball has finally ruled on the Jose Reyes domestic violence case, announcing on Friday that Reyes would be suspended through May 31. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred also released a statement about the Reyes suspension. “Mr. Reyes cooperated fully with my office’s investigation,” commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “Having reviewed all of the...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is an avid ghost-hunter

Jon Gray is just like you and I.He goes to work, travels, and in his downtime, enjoys the odd hunt for dead spirits with the help of thermal imaging equipment.The 24-year-old Colorado Rockies pitcher joined MLB Network Radio on Thursday night to talk about ghost-hunting in hotels while on the road with the team.Gray said he wants to go back to the Stanley Hotel—the hotel that inspired...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Pitcher Jon Gray Is a Real-Life Ghostbuster

  If something strange is happening in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Don't call the fictitious Ghostbusters. Try real-life ghost hunter, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray. In an interview on Thursday with MLB Network Radio, Gray said he likes to indulge in some ghost hunting in hotels when he's on the road with the Rockies. This season, Gray has a 5.40 ERA in four...
Via Stack
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes’s suspension could be announced Friday

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has not seen the field this year after a domestic violence incident involving his wife, Katherine, in Hawaii. It looks like a suspension could come for Reyes very soon and it could be announced as early as today. He was arrested on charges of domestic violence in Maui back on Halloween of last year when his wife was seen with injuries to her...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Prospects that Never Were: Chin-hui Tsao, Colorado Rockies

Prospects, prospects, prospects. Every year, fresh new faces burst onto the scene. But years down the road, whether it’s from a sudden lack of ability, the injury bug, or something worse—several don’t pan out. Over the next few months, we’ll be looking at 30 former top prospects that never became what they were expected to become. Who springs to mind for your club? Recent...
Via The Sports Post
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jose Reyes to be suspended at least 60 games

The Colorado Rockies have a young shortstop in Trevor Story that’s setting Coors Field on fire thus far this season. They also have a $24 million headache behind Story on the depth chart. That headache comes in the form of veteran Jose Reyes, who is on paid leave while Major League Baseball investigates an alleged domestic violence incident between Reyes and his wife. While...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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