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Rockies drop 2016 road finale in San Francisco

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The traveling portion of the Colorado Rockies’ 2016 campaign came to a disappointing end on Thursday as Jon Gray suffered his 10th loss on...
Via Mile High Sports
1 hour ago

DJ LeMahieu Deserves to Play to Win Batting Title

The final three games of the season for the Colorado Rockies are upon us. The Milwaukee Brewers visit Coors Field starting on Friday for a series that has no postseason impact whatsoever. But hey, at least there are fireworks tonight, right? At least there are a couple more sunsets to enjoy with a beer in […] DJ LeMahieu Deserves to Play to Win Batting Title - Rox Pile - Rox Pile...
Via Roxpile
3 hours ago

Rockies Refuse to Spoil Playoff Hopes of San Francisco

Tonight the Rockies looked to spoil the Giants chances of making the playoffs by working in conjunction with the Cardinals. The Cardinals did their job by winning on a walk-off double (however fishy it may have been). The Rockies had their chances to play spoiler for the Dodgers and weren’t able to pull it off due to pitching issues […] Rockies Refuse to Spoil Playoff Hopes...
Via Roxpile
9 hours ago

Early lead slips away from Rockies in road finale

The San Francisco Giants got everything they needed Thursday night. They reclaimed some of their lost offense, received a strong performance from starter Johnny Cueto and recorded a much-needed victory with a 7-2 decision over the Colorado Rockies.
Via mlb.com
10 hours ago

Rockies, Weiss to discuss future next week

Rockies 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.
Via mlb.com
13 hours ago

Rockies GM Jeff Bridich says manager Walt Weiss’ future still in limbo

SAN FRANCISCO — General manager Jeff Bridich believes the Rockies have a realistic shot at making it to the playoffs in 2017, but whether manager Walt Weiss is a part of that quest remains to be seen. Weiss’ three-year contract is near its end, and there have been no talks about a new contract. That means Weiss could be managing his final game Sunday afternoon when the Rockies...
Via The Denver Post
13 hours ago

On The Rox Podcast: Should DJ LeMahieu sit his way to the batting title?

Should Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu sit his way to the National League batting title? Colorado Rockies beat writer Nick Kosmider and Denver Post digital producer Jeff Bailey discuss the topic. They also grade GM Jeff Bridich’s moves from last offseason. And finally, did the Rockies make a mistake by releasing Jose Reyes? http://extras.denverpost.com/podcasts/rockies/ontherox...
Via The Denver Post
13 hours ago

What do you think of a Rockies’ six-man, platoon rotation?

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Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago

Rockies, Nolan Arenado Have Yet To Discuss Extension

The Rockies have not yet approached star third baseman Nolan Arenado about a contract extension, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports in response to a reader inquiry. Both Arenado and his agent say that no talks have taken place about seasons beyond his current arbitration control. Certainly, there’s no rush to explore a new pact. Arenado, 25, just played out his Super...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
17 hours ago

Colorado Rockies’ Tyler Chatwood Saves His Best For Last

Tyler Chatwood, coming off a second Tommy John surgery, has had an interesting year. At home in 2016, he is 4-8 with a 6.12 ERA. Conversely, on the road he is 8-1 with a 1.69 ERA. Last night was another road warrior performance by Chatwood. He really did save his best for last. Tyler Chatwood […] Colorado Rockies’ Tyler Chatwood Saves His Best For Last - Rox Pile - Rox Pile ...
Via Roxpile
19 hours ago

Rockies Mailbag: Does owner Dick Monfort care about winning?

Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every other week on Tuesdays during the season. Pose a Rockies- or MLB-related question for the Rockies Mailbag.  What grade would you give general manager Jeff Bridich for this season. His offseason acquisitions — Chad Qualls, Jason Motte, Jake McGee and Gerardo Parra — were largely busts, while Mark Reynolds...
Via The Denver Post
23 hours ago

Nolan Arenado’s 130th RBI propels Rockies in close win over Giants

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Nolan Arenado put himself in rare company Wednesday night, delivering his 130th RBI of the 2016 season in a 2-0 win over the Giants in San Francisco...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Colorado Rockies television ratings up

Baseball is dying and everyone is tuning in to see it. Here Are The 2016 MLB Prime Time Television Ratings For Each Team | Forbes It's almost October, which means it's almost time for every hot take columnist’s favorite season: using playoff television ratings to decry The End of Baseball. It's no secret that baseball has problems on the horizon: an aging fan base that's not...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Chatwood closes '16 with club-record road ERA

This 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.
Via mlb.com
1 day ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: What should Colorado do at first base?

  DENVER — On this week’s episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, managing editor Drew Creasman goes it alone and congratulates Jake Shapiro on being named Top Gun over at BSN Buffs. He’s probably too young to care about that movie, but he deserves it just the same. The topic of the day is first base. Beyond potentially asking Carlos Gonzalez to convert or just re-signing Mark...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Brandon Belt wants to punch friend D.J. LeMahieu in the face

Brandon Belt isn’t thrilled with his buddy D.J. LeMahieu. The San Francisco Giants belted the Colorado Rockies 12-3 on Tuesday night, and the Giants’ long-time first baseman led the charge with three hits. Belt would have added another hit without an impressive stab and dive from his friend, Rockies second baseman LeMahieu. LeMahieu showed off his athleticism and length on...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies drop fifth in a row to open final road series of 2016

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit A team that had so much momentum through the months of June, July and even parts of August has officially entered a slide in September. The...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Rusin Under the Radar: Rockies reliever having remarkable year

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Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

Rockies jump on Weaver, Cardinals lose 11-1

DENVER -- Nolan Arenado hit a grand slam, German Marquez pitched five solid innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies slowed the St. Louis Cardinals' playoff chase with an 11-1 victory on Wednesday.The Cardinals entered the day tied with New York and San Francisco atop the NL wild-card standings. The Mets and Giants both played later.Arenado broke open the game...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Rockies engage in playful post-anthem standoff

DENVER -- Cardinals outfielder Jose Martinez and Rockies reliever Carlos Estevez faced each other in an unusual way -- a playful post-national anthem standoff.With Wednesday's game about to start, Estevez and Martinez stood near their dugouts -- hand over heart -- and refused to back down until the other moved first.Martinez's teammates offered support by bringing him water and a...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

More pitcher hitting heroics: Waino leads Cards over Rockies 10-5

DENVER -- Adam Wainwright was shaky on the mound and shined at the plate with a career-high four RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 on Tuesday night to move into a tie for the top NL wild card.The free-swinging Wainwright lined a two-run double in the second inning and brought in two more with a bloop single in the fifth. Matt Adams and Jedd Gyorko homered...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: The importance of David Dahl

David Dahl will not be the NL Rookie of the Year. In fact, he likely will not even for the best rookie for the Colorado Rockies this season. Of course, that is not his fault. Trevor Story took the league by storm this season and should be in the running for the ROY award even with an injury-shortened season. While Story started his career off with a flurry of home runs, Dahl started...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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