Rockies News

  • Lyles pitches Rox to third straight home series

    The Rockies climbed above .500 for the first time this season, thanks to a consistent offense and a sterling pitching performance by Jordan Lyles for a 3-1 win over the Phillies on Saturday.

  • Cuddyer sits out again, likely to miss finale

    Rockies right fielder and reigning batting champ Michael Cuddyer sat out a second consecutive game Saturday, and according to manager Walt Weiss he is unlikely to start during the three-game Phillies series. Cuddyer suffered a left hamstring cramp in the seventh inning of Thursday's Rockies win in San Diego.

  • Rox score after collision rule overturns call

    The Rockies scored first Saturday night in Coors Field after a bang-bang play at the plate was overturned when it was determined that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz violated the new collision rule.

  • Nicasio goes for the sweep today vs. Phillies

    Roberto Hernandez gets the start for the Phillies today, facing Rockies right-hander Juan Nicasio, who will try for a series sweep.

  • Weiss fine with mix-and-match outfield

    In addition to Drew Stubbs, Charlie Blackmon, and Michael Cuddyer, the Rockies have Carlos Gonzalez, Brandon Barnes, and Corey Dickerson available in the outfield, and Walt Weiss will use them all.

  • Chatwood finds focus in strong second start

    Tyler Chatwood made his 2014 debut at Coors Field Friday night, pitching seven innings and allowing one unearned run in a 12-1 victory over the Phillies. He missed his first two starts with a left hamstring strain, but was in great form in his second start of the season.

  • Tulo has five-RBI night with three-run homer

    Troy Tulowitzki launched a three-run homer to right-center, and didn't stop until he had three hits, including a double, and five RBIs in a 12-1 Rockies victory at Coors Field on Friday night.

  • Morneau emerging as quiet leader

    Justin Morneau is finding his swing and emerging as a key performer and positive example for the Rockies, with whom he signed a two-year, $12.5 million contract during the offseason.

  • Chacin to up workload in next rehab start

    Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin's rehab from a shoulder injury that he suffered at the start of Spring Training should reach a new gear when he starts for Class A Advanced Modesto at Lake Elsinore on Saturday in an injury rehab start.

  • Ringolsby: Tulo more dangerous with age

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been a force since he arrived in Colorado as a rookie in 2007, but the 29-year-old has added a veteran's savvy to his All-Star tools, and the discipline he's added to his approach at the plate could spell trouble for National League pitchers.

  • Weiss optimistic Cuddyer can avoid DL

    Rockies outfielder-first baseman Michael Cuddyer did not start Friday night against the Phillies, and manager Walt Weiss said he hopes Cuddyer's left hamstring cramp will not require him to go to the 15-day disabled list.

  • Rox strike late to make winner of Morales

    Franklin Morales went six strong innings and the Rockies came alive in the seventh in a 3-1 win over the Padres on Thursday at Petco Park.

  • Cuddyer day to day with hamstring injury

    Michael Cuddyer said the lower left hamstring cramp that caused him to leave in the seventh inning of Thursday afternoon's 3-1 victory over the Padres will not force him to the disabled list.

  • Dickerson gets start in center for Rockies

    When Corey Dickerson is in the Rockies' batting order, it's in a prominent place. Dickerson has been mostly absent, though, due to the hot start of Charlie Blackmon, as both are left-handed-hitting center fielders.

  • Scuffling CarGo given breather in finale

    With a .138 average against Padres starter Ian Kennedy, Carlos Gonzalez wasn't in the Rockies' starting lineup on Thursday.

  • Rox' Anderson has pins inserted in finger

    Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson had four small pins inserted into his left index finger to help speed the healing of a broken bone, which he suffered Saturday while batting against the Giants.

  • Rockies happy with strides made by Bettis

    The Rockies are seeing results from reliever Chad Bettis, a talented right-hander who could end up playing a big part in the late innings for the club.

  • Tulo's stellar defense invaluable for Rockies

    During the second inning Tuesday night, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki completed a pair of dazzling defensive plays against the Padres, demonstrating that keeping him healthy is of utmost importance for the Rockies.

  • Rockies 'pen coming together in early going

    Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins notes that the early days of a season can be difficult for relievers. They've had a chance to work in Spring Training, but the innings aren't enough, or intense enough, to truly prepare.